Mathematics

A meaningful understanding of mathematics, theory, and applications.

Program Overview

You will obtain a meaningful understanding of mathematics and an appreciation of its many applications. This includes being able to communicate knowledge of mathematics in an effective manner and to use mathematics in a variety of problem situations. You will also understand the connections between the various branches of mathematics and the relationships between mathematics and other disciplines.

Learning Outcomes

 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of mathematics as a universal language of logic and critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of abstract structures.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of concepts, skills, and applications related to calculus.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts, skills, and applications related to probability and statistics.
  • (for prospective teachers) Demonstrate knowledge of mathematical content sufficient to become an effective teacher of school mathematics.
     

Potential Jobs

  • Math Teacher
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Financial Analyst
  • Statistician
     

Degrees in Math

For specific requirements for those seeking to become teachers and educators, please review degree requirements under Education

Mathematics (Bachelor)

  • Bachelor's Program

Program Overview

A bachelor's in mathetics provides a meaningful understanding of mathematics, theory, and applications.

Sample Courses

  • MTH 15204 Calculus II
  • MTH 15304 Multivariable Calculus
  • MTH 21404 Intro Probability and Statistics
  • MTH 21903 Additional Topics in Probability

All Course Requirements

Degree or Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science
Campus Location
  • Rio Grande Main Campus
College or School
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Natural & Social Sciences
Modality
Modality tells you whether this program is in-person, online, or hybrid.
  • All courses required in-person
Total Credit Hours
120-125

Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) (Bachelor)

  • Bachelor's Program

Program Overview

Program Overview

Our Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) program focuses on teaching students in 7th-12th grades.  You will select one of the three areas of concentration to focus your preparation (Math, Language Arts, Social Studies). Together, we will explore extensive grade-level content, specific skills, and knowledge necessary for effective teaching. Gain experience through engaging classroom work and during immersive field experiences.

Sample Courses

  • EDU 32503 AYA Content Area Reading     
  • EDU 48604 Integrated Language Arts Methods    
  • EDU 49310 Clinical Practice in the AYA Setting

All Course Requirements 

Degree or Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science
Campus Location
  • Rio Grande Main Campus
College or School
  • Bunce School of Education & Liberal Arts
  • College of Arts and Sciences
Modality
Modality tells you whether this program is in-person, online, or hybrid.
  • All courses required in-person
Total Credit Hours
120-125

Middle Childhood (Bachelor)

  • Bachelor's Program

Program Overview

Program Overview

Our Middle Childhood program focuses on teaching students in 4th-9th grades.  You will select two of the four areas of concentration to focus your preparation (Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science). Together, we will explore extensive grade-level content, specific skills, and knowledge necessary for effective teaching. Gain experience through engaging classroom work and during immersive field experiences

Sample Courses

  • EDU 32503 AYA Content Area Reading    
  • EDU 48704 Social Studies Methods for AYA    
  • EDU 49310 Clinical Practice in the AYA Setting    

All Course Requirements

Degree or Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science
Campus Location
  • Rio Grande Main Campus
College or School
  • Bunce School of Education & Liberal Arts
  • College of Arts and Sciences
Modality
Modality tells you whether this program is in-person, online, or hybrid.
  • All courses required in-person
Total Credit Hours
120-125

Mathematics (Associate)

  • Associate's Program

Program Overview

Sample Courses

  • MTH 15204 Calculus II    
  • MTH 15304 Multivariable Calculus    
  • MTH 25403 Discrete Mathematics    

All Course Requirements

Degree or Certificate
  • Associate of Science
Campus Location
  • Rio Grande Main Campus
College or School
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Natural & Social Sciences
Modality
Modality tells you whether this program is in-person, online, or hybrid.
  • All courses required in-person
Total Credit Hours
17

Mathematics (Minor)

  • Minor

Program Overview

Sample Courses

  • MTH 15204 Calculus II    
  • MTH 21704 Intro to Probability    

All Course Requirements

Degree or Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
Campus Location
  • Rio Grande Main Campus
College or School
  • College of Arts and Sciences
Modality
Modality tells you whether this program is in-person, online, or hybrid.
  • All courses required in-person
Total Credit Hours
17
Kidd Math and Science Building
Facilities

Kidd Math & Science Center

The Kidd Math/Science Center opened in 1985. With an award-winning masonry design, the center’s front doors open to a glass atrium with live plants & a trickling pond. A spacious lobby follows with comfortable studying facilities. The center houses three large chemistry labs, three biology labs, one physics lab, one computer lab, lecture rooms, faculty offices and a large bent glass greenhouse that enhances the view of campus. McKenzie Hall opened in 1997, and it provides math/science students, along with the nursing students, two large lecture halls, a variety of lecture rooms, an anatomy lab, three computer labs, faculty offices and a conference room with a beautiful view of campus and the surrounding landscape.