Mathematics and Computer Science

All Majors & Minors

Learning Goals

“Education is not the learning of facts, but training the mind to think” -Albert Einstein

Mathematics

Upon graduation students majoring mathematics should be able to:

  • Organize and synthesize evidence to identify patterns and formulate conjectures
  • Demonstrate mastery of the standard proof techniques
  • Solve problems with mathematical components, and use standard software packages when appropriate
  • Communicate to technical and non-technical audiences, verbally and in writing
  • Work independently and in groups

Computer Science

Upon graduation students majoring in computer science should be able to:

  • Engineer multiple-component systems that solve real-world problems
  • Program, test and debug in a variety of languages
  • Learn new technologies and tools on their own
  • Design, implement, and analyze algorithms and data structures
  • Describe the concept of computability
  • Communicate to technical and non-technical audiences, verbally and in writing
  • Work independently and in groups
  • Articulate the social and ethical issues pertaining to the creation and use of technology
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