Assessment: Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences

Program Goals and Objectives

  • Goal 1: Have the ability to construct a written mathematical proofs supporting the work they do
    • Objective 1.1: Demonstrate an understanding of the logical structure of a direct proof, a proof of the contrapositive statement, a proof by contradiction, and a proof by induction
  • Goal 2: Be effective communicators, with an ability to communicate mathematical ideas
    • Objective 2.1: Demonstrate the ability to communicate mathematical ideas clearly both orally and in writing
  • Goal 3: Effectively be able to reason both qualitatively and abstractly
    • Objective 3.1: Demonstrate knowledge of axioms, definitions, and major theorems of a given mathematical topic and the ability to reason therefrom
  • Goal 4: Understand mathematical methods computationally and analytically to solve problems in the workplace
    • Objective 4.1: Demonstrate the ability to use and understand the results of standard computational algorithms
  • Goal 5: Understand how to model real world phenomena mathematically
    • Objective 5.1: Demonstrate the ability to model real world phenomena mathematically

Secondary Education Option: Students in the undergraduate Teacher Education Program are expected to meet each of the competencies in the areas of (a) Child Development, Cognition, and Learning, (b) Subject Matter Content and Pedagogy, (c) Assessment, (d) Family and Community Collaboration Partnerships, (e) Professionalism, (f) Accommodations and Adaptations for Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings, and (g) Accommodations and Adaptations for English Language Learners.