# MATHBS - Mathematics

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### Program Type

Bachelor of Science

### College

College of Science

### Career

Undergraduate

### Learning Outcomes

LEARNING OUTCOMES

- Apply computational methods; Math majors should be able to apply computational methods and mathematical concepts to analyze scientific problems

- Apply mathematical models to current problems; Math majors should be able to critically evaluate and extend selected mathematical models in the current scientific literature.

- Create valid proofs; Students should be able to identify an appropriate proof strategy and almost always able to create a correct proof using multiple strategies as appropriate.

- Define Terms Precisely; Precision is essential in mathematics, and a crucial skill for math majors is to learn to define mathematical terms precisely.

- Effective communication of results; Math majors should be able to effectively communicate results to non-specialized audiences in written and verbal form.

- Recognize valid arguments; Logical rigor is a critical component of mathematical argumentation. We expect math majors to develop the ability to recognize when arguments are valid, and identify logical gaps and flaws.

- Apply computational methods; Math majors should be able to apply computational methods and mathematical concepts to analyze scientific problems

- Apply mathematical models to current problems; Math majors should be able to critically evaluate and extend selected mathematical models in the current scientific literature.

- Create valid proofs; Students should be able to identify an appropriate proof strategy and almost always able to create a correct proof using multiple strategies as appropriate.

- Define Terms Precisely; Precision is essential in mathematics, and a crucial skill for math majors is to learn to define mathematical terms precisely.

- Effective communication of results; Math majors should be able to effectively communicate results to non-specialized audiences in written and verbal form.

- Recognize valid arguments; Logical rigor is a critical component of mathematical argumentation. We expect math majors to develop the ability to recognize when arguments are valid, and identify logical gaps and flaws.