Mathematics & Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers programs directed toward the following goals.

The goals of the Mathematics program:

To provide a major in mathematics designed to develop mathematical knowledge and skills that may be applied in a variety of professions.
To prepare students for graduate studies in mathematics and related fields of study.
To provide a minor in mathematics supporting other majors.
To provide service courses supporting other majors.
To prepare students for secondary teacher licensure in mathematics.
To prepare students for teacher licensure with a concentration in mathematics at the elementary and middle-school level.
To provide courses that develop the mathematical understanding and skills necessary for individual growth, successful careers, and responsible, informed citizenship as part of the program of general studies.
To prepare those students whose mathematical knowledge and skills are insufficient for college-level work.
The goals of the Computer Science program:

To prepare students for employment in computer science and information management.
To offer an opportunity for non-majors to gain in-depth exposure in an area of computer science through the minor programs.
To offer computer applications courses which provide basic technological skills for students in other majors.
To prepare students for graduate study in computer science or information management.