Jul 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog 
2023-2024 Course Catalog

Mathematics, B.S.

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Also see:
Mathematics with a Concentration in Actuarial Science, B.S.  
Mathematics with a Concentration in Computer Science, B.S.  

USJ students enrolled in the Mathematics Bachelor of Science program have the option to select a concentration in Computer Science, Secondary Education, and Actuarial Science. This program is designed to provide students with strong analytical skills and technical abilities, and it enables them to pursue career goals in many fields.

Program outcomes

The student will:

  • Understand and apply the fundamental principles, concepts and techniques of all major areas of Mathematics, including algebra, calculus, analysis, geometry, discrete mathematics, probability and statistics
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills: state problems carefully, articulate assumptions, be willing to try different approaches, devise and test conjectures, reason logically to conclusions and interpret results intelligently
  • Create and evaluate rigorous mathematical arguments and proofs; describe objects and processes using precise language
  • Read mathematical literature with understanding; interpret graphs and diagrams
  • Communicate mathematical ideas with clarity and coherence through writing and speaking
  • Demonstrate familiarity with a broad range of applications of Mathematics to other subject areas and to the real world
  • Use computer technology as a tool for solving problems and as an aid to understanding mathematical ideas

Admission and continuation requirements:

A minimum grade of C- must be earned in each course required for the major/minor and a minimum GPA of 2.33 must be earned in the required courses.

Degree requirements (43 credits)

Teacher licensure

Mathematics majors seeking teacher licensure  should speak to the teacher licensure officer about specific course selection requirements.

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