# Mathematics B.A.

## Program Goals

*After completing this program, students should*

- have the ability to process and evaluate effectively both
theoretical and real-life quantitative data.
- be able to communicate using oral, written, or electronic
media, and have the teamwork and leadership skills needed to
recognize, isolate, and solve mathematical problems.
- be committed and open to continuous learning, new ideas,
and be able to bring them to bear to help others.

## Learning Objectives

*After completing this program, students should*

- make effective use of numerical computations
- make effective use of algebraic computations
- have mastery of basic algebraic concepts
- understand dynamic relationship, graphs, and basic
calculus
- understand advanced topics in calculus
- make effective use of linear algebra and ordinary
differential equations
- be able to synthesize ideas
- be able to communicate ideas in writing clearly and
effectively
- be able to communicate ideas verbally clearly and
effectively
- be able to handle unfamiliar concepts and situations
- be able to apply disciplined thinking techniques to new
settings
- be able to visualize geometric situations
- be able to translate real-life data into mathematics
- be able to use computing devices to assist discovery and
analysis
- be able to approach situations with multiple
perspectives