The Department prepares its students for advanced study and research as well as for careers in business, industry, government and teaching. Students are encouraged to seek the advice of their faculty advisor in the selection of a concentration and elective courses that will best prepare them for their career choices.
Mathematics is the language of science and also plays a key role in many of the social sciences. An understanding of mathematics provides a powerful approach to solving problems through organization, simplification, and abstraction. In today's job market, individuals with highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills are in great demand. Therefore there are numerous career options for students who choose to major in mathematics.
Computer software is used in many of our courses. These programs include Maple, Converge, Minitab, Matlab, Geometer's Sketchpad, and DPGraph.