PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Mathematics major/minor offers a sequence of mathematics courses of high academic standards and in sufficient depth that will prepare students for a variety of careers and/or further study. Students will develop a knowledge base of fundamental mathematical principles and problem solving techniques.

YOU COULD BECOME A ...

  • Mathematician
  • Actuary
  • Statistician

YOU COULD START A
GRADUATE PROGRAM IN …

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Actuarial Science

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

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steve kuehl 

Assistant Professor
Mathematics Department

Phone: 920-686-6396
Email: steve.kuehl@sl.edu 

 

 

Program LEarning Outcomes

  1. Students will communicate mathematical results using the language and symbols of mathematics.
  2. Students will apply basic methods, rules of reasoning and technology to solve problems.
  3. Students will value mathematics as a way of reasoning and problem-solving within and outside the discipline.
  4. Students will appreciate the historical and cultural heritage of mathematics.
  5. Students will develop his/her role as a servant leader through ethical decision-making in the field of mathematics.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • To be accepted into the Mathematics Program at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family, a student must complete two MTH courses at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family with a GPA  of 2.5 or higher.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of one-third of the required courses must be completed through Silver Lake College of the Holy Family.
  • Students holding a bachelor’s degree in a mathematics program, transferring to Silver Lake College of the Holy Family for Teacher Licensure, must take at least one course in the content area at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family. More may be required if previous mathematics courses were taken more than five years ago.

PROGRAM EXIT REQUIREMENTS

  • Achieve the course requirements for a major in mathematics with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Complete one computer science course (minimum of three credits).
  • Complete two lab science courses (minimum of six credits).
  • Complete sufficient courses for a minor program.

The student seeking Mathematics Licensure will:

  • Complete requirements for major/minor program.
  • Pass the Praxis II (#10061) content exam in mathematics.
  • Complete the Teacher Licensure Program requirements.
  • Use the theories, concepts and skills within mathematics in curriculum development and instruction leading to teacher licensure early adolescence–adolescence.

Program Curiculum

Mathematics Core Courses 17 credits
MTH 201 Calculus I 4
MTH 202 Calculus II 4
MTH 271 Probability and Statistics 3
MTH 300 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MTH 400 History of Mathematics 3

 

Mathematics Major 36 credits
Mathematics Core Courses 17
MTH 203 Calculus III 4
MTH 301 Modern Geometry 3
MTH 350 Differential Equations 3
MTH 370 Linear Algebra 3
MTH electives (200 level or above) 6

 

Mathematics Minor 23 credits
Mathematics Core Courses 17
MTH electives (200 level or above) 6

Mathematics Teacher Licensure

Students with a Mathematics major seeking teacher licensure in Mathematics for early adolescence–adolescence (#400) are required to complete the following:

Teacher Licensure Program Requirements

MTH 206 Applied Finite Mathematics 3
MTH 443 Curriculum and Methods Mathematics: Early Adolescence–Adolescence 2
MTH 453 and MTH 454 Student Teaching 1-12
Teacher Education Core Courses 33


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