2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Major - General Mathematics Emphasis, B.A./B.S.

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General Information:

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

The major in mathematics will provide graduates with the academic background necessary to enjoy a successful career in mathematics or a related field requiring organizational, analytical, and problem solving abilities.  Just as College of the Ozarks strives to produce citizens of Christ-like character who are well-educated, hard-working, and patriotic, so all mathematics graduates should share the following traits, which flow from the goals of the College:

  • the ability to do mathematics, using modern technology when appropriate (Academic);
  • a background in mathematics sufficient for graduate work, teaching in the secondary schools, or employment in industry (Vocational);
  • a strong work ethic, persistence, and moral behavior consistent with a Christian worldview (Christian);
  • the ability to recognize as well as construct logical arguments to facilitate informed and thoughtful citizenship (Patriotic);
  • an appreciation for the beauty, elegance, and utility of mathematics as a model of God’s creation (Cultural).

All prerequisite courses require a grade of C- or better.

General Mathematics Emphasis:

Required major courses: 41 credit hours

  •  MAT core courses (32)

MAT additional courses: 9 credit hours

(300-400 level) and limiting hours under MAT 48V , MAT 49V  and/or MAT 401  to a total of 3 credit hours.

Required collateral courses: 3 hours

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