Mathematics is a dynamic and developing field of study. It is the foundation and language of all scientific endeavors. Mathematics contributes in direct and important ways to business, finance, engineering, health, and public policy.
A degree in Mathematics or Statistics provides many challenging and rewarding career opportunities. These include teaching, research in engineering fields, molecular structures, genetics and medicine, robotics, digital imagery, computer aided design, economic forecasting, and environmental design and modeling.
Alternatives to Traditional Lecture Format for Algebra: Some instructors teach algebra using a traditional lecture format while others use platforms that require the use of a computer and/or the Internet.
The Mathematics major recognizes a concentration in the field of Mathematics. Successful completion of the curriculum in Mathematics and the associated electives prepare Mathematics students for transfer to four-year colleges or universities. The program in Mathematics outlined below is typical of lower-division requirements for four-year colleges and universities: some requirements vary from college to college. Students are advised to meet with a counselor before selecting courses for appropriate campus specific course requirements.