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Program Goals

Computer Science Program Goals

Goal 1: Core Mastery

Students will acquire a background in the content and methodology of computer science.

  • Objective 1: Students will understand and use basic programming concepts and techniques.
  • Objective 2: Students will understand and use basic concepts and techniques in computer organization, architecture and operating systems.

Goal 2: Application

Students will apply their knowledge of computer science to solve problems.

  • Objective 1: Students will use problem-solving skills to design, implement and test programs individually.
  • Objective 2: Students will use problem-solving skills to design, implement and test programs as a member of a team.

Mathematics Program Goals

Goal 1: Core Mastery

Students will acquire a background in the content and methodology of mathematics.

  • Objective 1. Students will understand and use basic concepts and techniques in algebra, calculus, probability, and other major topics.
  • Objective 2. Students will understand and use the definition/theorem/proof process.

Goal 2: Applications

Students will apply mathematical knowledge to solve problems.

  • Objective 1. Students will use problem-solving skills in a variety of applications.
  • Objective 2. Students will use appropriate technology.

Goal 3: Communication Involving Mathematics

Students will be able to receive and convey mathematical information.

  • Objective 1. Students will read, write, and analyze problem solutions.
  • Objective 2. Students will read, write, and analyze mathematical proofs.

Goal 4: Preparation for Post-Graduation Experiences

Students will graduate with the mathematical knowledge necessary for their individual goals.

  • Objective 1. Graduates will be prepared for continued learning in mathematics.
  • Objective 2. Graduates will be properly prepared to pursue their intended mathematics oriented goals, whether related to teaching, advanced degrees, or other professions.

Page last updated: August 19, 2013