Aug 07, 2022  
NSU Catalog 2021-2022 
    
NSU Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics (BS)


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Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students break down a mathematical problem into multiple steps, resulting in an informed conclusion. (Cross-curricular Skill: Inquiry and Analysis)
  • Students effectively communicate mathematical ideas in writing. (Cross-curricular Skill: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Students apply mathematical principles to solve applied problems. (Cross-curricular Skill: Information Literacy)
  • Students work as a team while completing a mathematical task. (Cross-curricular Skill: Teamwork)
  • Students write convincing arguments to prove or disprove mathematical statements. (Cross-curricular Skill: Problem Solving)

Mathematics electives (choose 2) (6 credits)


Minor


A minor is required with this major plus electives to total 120 hours of which 36 hours must be 300-400 level courses. Obtaining an associate's degree or a second major (not including Math Education) will also satisfy this requirement.

Total: 38 credits


NOTE (MATH 123):


MATH 123  is required for this program. MATH 103  or higher if taken will count for GE Goal #5.

General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #2: Oral Communication (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #3: Social Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate [in two disciplines]/3 credits Associate)


Baccalaureate - Six (6) credits hours (in two disciplines).

Elementary Education majors and Special Education majors must take POLS 100 , GEOG 210 , HIST 151  or HIST 152 .

Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate [in two disciplines]/3 credits Associate)


Baccalaureate - Six (6) credits hours (in two disciplines).

Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (AAC Guidelines 7.6).

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

Degree Requirements (BS) - 9 credits


Human Values (3 credits)


Additional Course (3 credits)


TOTAL DEGREE: 120 CREDITS


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