Mathematics Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the major, students will be able to:
 Write well on exams, short paper, long papers and laboratory reports.
 Make poster presentations and oral reports of varying lengths, either alone or as part of a team.
 Exhibit critical thinking when reading texts, lecture supplements, and other materials.
 Prepare a literature review and a bibliography on a topic in mathematics.
 Obtain relevant information from primary sources in a library or on line.
 Demonstrate knowledge about the history and broad core of mathematics.
 Recognize and use connections of mathematics to computing and science.
 Use ethical scientific methods in obtaining and evaluating data.
 Demonstrate proper methods in the design of algorithms and in the conduct of research.
 Use Maple, a software package for solving mathematical problems.
 Appreciate the value of proofs, logic, and applications in mathematics.
 Understand mathematical notation.
 Demonstrate skill with numerical, algebraic and calculus problemsolving, and in thinking spatially.
