Mathematics (BA) (BS)
Joe Johnson, Department Chair
Michael Riddell, Emmanuel des-Bordes, Kari Salois
The mathematics curriculum at Mary Baldwin emphasizes the development of a student’s ability to think and engage in the process of problem solving. Techniques associated with logic, analysis, data manipulation, computing, pedagogy, and the understanding of mathematical assumptions and structures are taught. Students will be exposed to both pure and applied mathematics, gaining analytical and practical skills necessary for succeeding in industry, as an educator, or in graduate school.
Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
The listed courses below and additional courses in Math numbered 2xx/3xx to total 35 s.h. Note that a maximum of 3 s.h. of Math 380: Teaching Assistantship may count toward the mathematics major.
Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with Math Education Emphasis 41 semester hours
The committee formed for evaluating the student’s senior project will include a faculty member from the education department. The student's senior project must be in the area of mathematics education.
For teachers of mathematics:
Students at Mary Baldwin University may obtain a BA in Mathematics with a Math Education emphasis. Students in this program are encouraged to apply to be math tutors and are required to sign up for Math 380, a teaching assistantship in mathematics.
Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
All of the requirements listed for the BA, plus the following:
MATH 2xx/3xx not counted in the BA. One other 200 or 300-level laboratory science course and the listed courses below.