Department Description: Mathematics is an essential tool for understanding other disciplines and the world around us. Courses in mathematics will help students develop logical reasoning and problem solving skills, forming a basis for success in their careers and future study. The mathematics department offers pre-college mathematics courses to prepare students for college level courses as well as the necessary courses to complete the mathematics requirement for a four year degree.
Department Learning Outcomes:
- Demonstrate sequential reasoning.
- Communicate mathematically.
- Exhibit proficiency in using technology.
Special Program Requirements: Students should consult with a counselor to determine their specific degree or program requirements in mathematics.
Transfer Opportunities: The suggested curriculum for students interested in obtaining a four-year degree in mathematics or mathematics education is the following: MATH 1477 Calculus I, MATH 2459 Differential Equations, MATH 1478 Calculus II, MATH 2457 Linear Algebra, MATH 2458 Multivariable Calculus
Career Opportunities: Most careers require a strong background in mathematics. Courses in mathematics greatly benefit anyone pursuing a career in mathematics or science education, accounting, engineering, pharmacy, actuarial science, computer science, finance, management, and sales and marketing.