20152016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Mathematics, Department of


Department Chair
Stephen W. Goode
Department Office/Website
McCarthy Hall 154
6572783631
math.fullerton.edu
Faculty
Alfonso Agnew, Scott Annin, George Arthur, Sam Behseta, Martin Bonsangue, Alain Bourget, Gulhan Bourget, Todd CadwalladerOlsker, Cherlyn Converse, Paul De Land, Bridget Druken, Harriet Edwards, Jolene Fleming, William Gearhart, Adam Glesser, Stephen Goode, Zair Ibragimov, Cherie Ichinose, Mortaza Jamshidian, Vuryl Klassen, Charles H. Lee, Kathy Lewis, HeeJeong Lim, Christopher Lyons, Armando MartinezCruz, Tyler McMillen, Thomas Murphy, A. Loc Nguyen, Kevin Nichols, David Pagni, Angel Pineda, Maijian Qian, Reza Ramezan, Matthew Rathbun, Nashat Saweris, Laura Smith, Ernie Solheid, Roberto Soto, Bogdan Suceava, Ashley ThuneAguayo, Anael Verdugo, Hassan Yousefi
Introduction
The Department of Mathematics offers a standard undergraduate major program in mathematics with concentrations in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, probability and statistics and teaching mathematics. Courses are provided to satisfy the needs of:
 Students planning graduate study in mathematics or related disciplines
 Students planning to use mathematics in a career in business, industry or government
 Students planning to teach at the elementary or secondary level
 Students majoring in a discipline using mathematics as an analytic or descriptive tool
Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes
The following goals and learning outcomes have been established for students pursuing a degree in Mathematics:
Broad Concepts
 All majors should achieve mastery of basic mathematical ideas and techniques ranging across the following fields: single and multivariate calculus, algebra, analysis, probability/statistics, differential equations and mathematical modeling
 All majors should achieve an understanding of the nature of proof
Specific Skills
 Demonstrate the ability to think analytically and critically and to formulate problems, solve them and interpret their solutions
 Demonstrate the ability to use technological tools, e.g., algebraic and visualization software, statistical packages, a highlevel programming language
 Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge from one branch of mathematics to another and from mathematics to other disciplines
 Demonstrate the ability to communicate mathematics both orally and in writing
Mastery of Information Competence Skills
 Determine the nature and extent of information needed
 Access information through both print and electronic data systems
 Analyze and evaluate the credibility and completeness of information sources
 Select, integrate and synthesize information to accomplish a purpose
 Acknowledge copyrighted material and intellectual property
 Communicate the product effectively to others
Programs and Courses Offered
ProgramsBachelor of ArtsMaster of ArtsMaster of ScienceNonDegreeCoursesMathematics
Courses are designated as MATH in the class schedule.
Mathematics Education
Courses are designated as MAED in the class schedule
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