"What Can I Do With a Major in...Mathematics?"
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The graduate with a Bachelor degree in Mathematics will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Interpret and utilize precise mathematical language involving definitions, statements, and proofs.
- Examine, describe, and represent functions of various types using analysis techniques.
- Solve a variety of mathematics problems and applications using analytic, numeric and graphing techniques.
- Apply a variety of mathematical models in the solution of problems and applications.
- Think logically, develop algorithms, implement the algorithms in an appropriate computer language and solve problems with the algorithms.
- Value mathematics and computer science for their diverse and related contributions to mathematically based disciplines.
- Establish a career in mathematics, computer science, or actuarial science and prepare for entry-level positions in business, industry, government, or public education.
- Prepare for graduate study in mathematics, computer science, or related fields.
- Succeed in careers needing the methods of reasoning and model building procedures of mathematics in the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, banking, engineering, industry, government, insurance, law, medicine, education and others.
- Teach mathematics to a diverse population of 9 - 12 learners by applying relevant learning theories, using a variety of teaching strategies, and incorporating materials, technology and resources.
- Communicate his/her mathemtical thinking coherently, analyse and evaluate the mathematical thinking of others, and use the language of mathematics to express mathematical ideas precisely.
- Use representations to model and interpret physical, social, and mathematical phenomena.
- Understand how mathematical ideas interconnect and build on one another to produce a coherent whole and apply mathematics in contexts outside of mathematics.
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