Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Objectives

Objectives

The mathematics program offers the student an opportunity to gain an appreciation of the artistic nature of mathematics, to solve problems analytically, to acquire a firm foundation for advanced study, to acquire training for teaching, and an opportunity to acquire knowledge useful to a person entering scientific or business fields for which mathematics is necessary for efficient performance. The mathematics curriculum is designed to accomplish the above objectives through exposure to specific mathematical content, development of logical reasoning, and encouragement of the creative process and independent research. The degree program is flexible so that an individual can best prepare for his or her specific career. Students are encouraged to choose supporting work and electives which apply and reinforce their mathematical skills.