The mathematics curriculum is designed to portray mathematics as a universal language of creative and critical thought and to meet the needs of those who intend to teach, to do graduate work in mathematics, and to pursue careers which rely substantially upon mathematics. This curricular design aims to provide a foundation for lifelong learning through giving students the background knowledge and course work to pursue a variety of interesting career building opportunities both during their time as undergraduates through internship programs and as alumni in business, industry, education and graduate education. The department strives to provide these educational experiences in a personal, friendly environment for a diverse student population of majors from many countries and backgrounds.
The Math and Computer Science Department supports the University’s Mission by endeavoring to offer a quality academic program with a personalized, friendly environment of mutual respect. The curricula are designed to be rigorous and contemporary positioning students to be successful in their chosen fields and providing them with the academic tools to support life-long learning. Consideration of the impact of computer technology in today’s global society fosters student’s development of ethical sensitivity and a commitment to positive action.