Field 7: Mathematical Sciences

Designated courses that enable students to reason quantitatively, abstractly, or computationally about the world using the symbol systems rooted in quantitative measures, logical analysis, and/or algorithms to solve practical problems.

Goals & Objectives


Goal: Students will be conversant with the essential terminology and concepts of a mathematical, statistical or algorithmic system.

Students will:

  • (1A) Demonstrate knowledge of the vocabulary and notation of a mathematical, statistical or algorithmic system.
  • (1B) Demonstrate understanding of the theory behind the concepts and techniques of a mathematical, statistical, or algorithmic system.

Goal: Students will have the appropriate skills and techniques used in problem analysis and solution.

Students will:

  • (2A) Analyze and apply appropriate quantitative, theoretical, and/or computational techniques to solve problems.
  • (2B) Interpret the results of their analysis clearly. 

Approved Courses*

ATH 398 Statistics and Research Design
CSC 108/L Introduction to Web Computing
CSC 111/L Introduction to Programming
CSC 127/L Introduction to Game Design
MAT 105 Finite Mathematics
MAT 106 Calculus for the Non-Sciences I
MAT 108 Precalculus for Sciences
MAT 109 Calculus with Review I
MAT 111 Calculus I
MAT 115 Calculus for Business I
MAT 121 Mathematics through History
MAT 131 Statistics and Computers
MAT 141 Inferential Statistics and Computers for Science
MAT 150 Mathematics and Politics
MAT 161 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
MAT 181 Symmetry

*Course offerings subject to change. Courses shown above may not be offered regularly.