The Department of Mathematics offers a rigorous core curriculum that challenges students to think abstractly, recognize and generalize patterns, communicate ideas, and define and solve problems. In addition, mathematics students can explore exciting developments in this rapidly changing field through special topics courses and independent research in areas such as game theory, chaos, and cryptography.

Course Catalog Description

This course offers an introduction to the history and concepts of elementary mathematics. Topics may include properties of number systems, geometry, analytic geometry, mathematical modeling, and probability and statistics.

Course Catalog Description

The prerequisites are a sophomore standing and satisfaction of the Mathematics Proficiency requirement. This is a basic statistics course for undergraduate students. It is a study of the acquisition, presentation, analysis, and interpretation of data. Topics include: descriptive statistics and statistical graphics, experiments vs. observational studies, elementary probability, random variables and distributions, sampling distributions of statistics, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing for means and proportions, correlation, linear regression, and an introduction to ANOVA.