A variety of teaching methods are used in our mathematics and statistics courses. However, whatever methods are used, faculty members have certain goals in common. They want to help you to learn the basic material of the course, to understand how and why this material was developed, to know how to apply it and how to communicate mathematics/statistics both orally and in writing. Through problem solving, you will acquire skills in critical thinking and logical analysis that will serve you well in many careers, particularly those that demand a sound understanding of mathematics or statistics. It is important to develop the ability and desire to pursue knowledge independently, to understand the power and elegance of abstract reasoning, and to appreciate the role of mathematics in human culture and the sciences. If you complete one of our programs you will be prepared for a number of interesting careers.
If you are a new student, a returning student or new transfer student , please read our welcome message. Consider joining one of our clubs and consider participating in a math contest. We hope you have a successful year which may lead to earning one of our awards.
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