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Learning outcomes: Mathematics

Learning outcomes: Mathematics

Why major in mathematics?

Undergraduate mathematics is essential preparation for graduate study in the mathematical sciences, including mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, and computer science. In addition, many employers and other academic disciplines recognize that a B.S. in mathematics is evidence of high-level training in problem solving. More information about career opportunities for mathematics majors can be found at the Mathematical Association of America's website.

Mathematics Degree Programs: Majors, Options, and Minors

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Programmatic Outcomes for the Mathematics Major, Mathematics Minor and Actuarial Science Minor

The following are the Mathematics Major, Mathematics Minor and Actuarial Science Minor Program Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate mathematical reasoning skills by reading, writing, and explaining formal definitions and theorems, and proofs.
  • Analyze mathematical problems by applying the theory and techniques from a variety of mathematical perspectives.
  • Use computational technology to support problem solving and mathematical understanding.
  • Use mathematical concepts and techniques to recognize, formulate and analyze questions from another discipline.
  • Communicate mathematics effectively.