2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.S.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the B.S. program in Mathematics will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate facility with analytical concepts.
  2. Write proofs.
  3. Demonstrate facility with algebraic structures.
  4. Apply their mathematical knowledge to solve problems.
  5. Use technology to solve problems.
  6. Speak about their work with precision, clarity and organization.
  7. Write about their work with precision, clarity and organization.
  8. Collaborate effectively in teams.
  9. Demonstrate preparation for:
    1. Careers that use mathematics in business, industry, government and the non-profit sector;
    2. Graduate study in fields related to mathematics; and
    3. Teaching mathematics and computer science at the secondary level.

Total: 31 Units


An elective class may not count as both upper-division core and a required “additional elective.”

Recommended Electives for Mathematics Tracks:

Graduate School: One semester of independent study continuing Abstract Algebra or Real Analysis, Complex Analysis, Honors Project or Independent Research in Mathematics.

Teaching: The university’s agreement with the State of California requires students seeking a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics to take Topics in Geometry, Mathematical Probability, Discrete Mathematics, Complex Analysis and Secondary School Mathematics. In addition, students must take EDU 304 - Legal, Ethical, and Wesleyan Perspectives on Education . EDU 402 - Research-Based Learning Theory  is also recommended.

Industry: Complex Analysis, Mathematical Probability, and Mathematical Modeling.

Actuary: Mathematical Probability, Discrete Mathematics and Mathematical Modeling.

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