**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**

Students will be able to:

*Demonstrate sequential reasoning.

*Communicate mathematically.

*Exhibit proficiency in using technology.

**Special Department Information**

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

**Employment 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.