Department Goals and Objectives
Goals are broad statements that describe what the program wants to accomplish
- Students gain computational skills and abilities.
- Students obtain a breadth and depth of mathematical knowledge sufficient for them to pursue graduate study in mathematics.
- Students learn to assess the validity of a mathematical argument.
- Students develop an awareness of the interconnections between different areas of mathematics.
- Students gain the confidence and competence to independently acquire, discuss, and apply mathematical knowledge.
Student Learning Outcomes
Outcomes describe specific knowledge, abilities, values, and attitudes students should demonstrate
- SLO1: Students demonstrate computational skills and abilities.
- SLO2: Students exhibit in their work precise understanding of definitions and mathematical concepts.
- SLO3: Students are able to combine and apply acquired mathematical knowledge.
- SLO4: Students are able to create and write proofs in accordance with the standards of mathematical rigor.
- SLO5: Students are able to effectively read, write, listen to, question and convey orally rigorous mathematical ideas and arguments.