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Mathematics

 

“In Corban's Math Department, we focus on the question of if mathematics was invented or discovered. At most institutions, you will not hear this discussion. Our program is also small enough so that students get the special attention they need, but big enough to delve into the great depths of mathematics.”
-Michael T. Miller, Department Head

Program Overview

Because the physical and biological worlds were created by God, they exhibit orderliness that can be understood and studied through mathematics. The mathematics department views the study of mathematics as a means of understanding God’s creation and using those findings in science and technology. A degree in mathematics serves as preparation for careers in fields such as engineering, statistical research, computer science and education. Generally students with a mathematics degree will do graduate study in a specialized area before entering a career.

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Minor

Major in Mathematics (45)

General Education Requirements (8)
SC414 Physics I with lab
or
SC424 Physics II with lab (4)
SC___ Science elective with lab (4)

Specific Math Requirements (37)
MA223 Statistics & Probability (3)
MA233 Calculus I - Differential (3)
MA243 Calculus II - Integral (3)
MA253 Calculus III - Sequence, Series, Vector (3)
MA262 Calculus IV - Multivariable (2)
MA312 Theory of Numbers (2)
MA313 Higher Geometry (3)
MA323 Linear Algebra (3)
MA333 Abstract Algebra (3)
MA363 Topics in Discrete Math (3)
MA403 Math Analysis (3)
Electives: Math (6)

Total Degree Requirements for this Major (128)
*Open electives are completed to meet the total hours required.

Minor in Mathematics (18)

Minors must be taken in conjunction with a major to satisfy requirements for a bachelor’s degree.

MA223 Statistics and Probability (3)
MA233 Calculus I: Differential (3)
MA243 Calculus II: Integral (3)
MA253 Calculus III: Sequence, Series, Vector (3)
MA323 Linear Algebra (3)
MA363 Discrete Mathematics (3)

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