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Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes for the Mathematics Major

  • Knowledge of the basic concepts and techniques in core content areas of mathematics and in elementary statistics.
  • Understanding of the basic concepts and techniques in core content areas of mathematics and in elementary statistics and ability to translate that theory to other disciplines.
  • Ability to apply the basic concepts and techniques in core content areas of mathematics and in elementary statistics to solve routine homework problems.
  • Ability to use logical reasoning and analysis to solve more complex problems, including the ability to select from, use and interpret various mathematical approaches.
  • Ability to communicate mathematical and statistical ideas clearly and precisely, including the ability to develop and write rigorous mathematical proofs.
  • Ability to read and learn mathematics independently.
  • Ability to program in a high level programming language.