Degree Programs

Mathematics

  • Students will understand and write complete proofs of mathematical theorems.
  • Students will effectively communicate mathematical ideas.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to think critically about and reason through mathematical concepts.

Applied Mathematics

  • Students will understand and write complete proofs of mathematical theorems.
  • Students will effectively communicate mathematical ideas.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to think critically about and reason through mathematical concepts.
  • Students will be able to use mathematics to model real-world situations.

Statistics

  • Discuss statistical issues with researchers who may not be specialists in statistics.
  • Formulate research problems from other fields in statistical terms.
  • Choose appropriate statistical models and methods to analyze data.
  • Communicate statistical ideas orally and in writing.

Actuarial Science.

  • Be able to compute actuarial values used in industry.
  • Be able to explain how computations of actuarial values are done.
  • Be able to explain the meaning of the actuarial values.
  • Be able to produce a spreadsheet with commentary describing the computations.

Secondary Mathematics Education

  • Be able to apply pedagogical and mathematics content knowledge to the creation of a unit of study for secondary mathematics.
  • Be able to create appropriate pre- and post- test instruments and analyze the results to assess student learning.
  • Be able to clearly and accurately present instruments used in analyzing student learning.
  • Be able to align the assessment of the unit with the learning goals.
  • Be able to interpret the results of the data collected to determine if students’ learning goals were met.
  • Be able to articulate the evidence of the impact on student learning.