2023-2024 University Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog

Mathematics, B.A.

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  • Jared Burns, Ph.D.
  • Joshua Sasmor, Ph.D.

The curriculum is designed to prepare the student for a career in industry or government, or to study mathematics at the graduate level. Students are encouraged to complement the major with courses from computer science, the natural and social sciences, economics, and business.

Career opportunities include statistical research, actuary science, computer consulting and programming, operations research, and engineering.

Students who are interested in receiving teaching certification in mathematics should see “Education - Teaching Certification ”.

Learning Objectives: Mathematics

  1. Communicate mathematics effectively.
  2. Recognize the significant historical impact of mathematics.
  3. Work effectively in a team.
  4. Experiment with and experience new ideas, new techniques, and new concepts in the pursuit of solutions to new and classic problems.
  5. Model and ethical code of conduct during the pursuit of educational and professional goals.

All candidates for the Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics must complete the Liberal Arts Curriculum requirements, the capstone assessment requirement, and the required courses for the major.

The capstone assessment is the presentation of an electronic portfolio including a sequence of papers discussing personal mathematical development and the mathematics and University learning objectives.

A minimum of 120 credits is required.

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