2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Mathematics, B.A.


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The purpose of the mathematics major is to offer courses that provide students with a strong foundation in modern mathematics. A major in mathematics is designed to prepare the student for a wide variety of career options, including graduate study in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, economics, middle and secondary education in mathematics, actuarial science, government, and industry. The program is structured according to the traditional liberal arts approach to college education.

Technology Competency Skills


Saint Leo University Technology Competency Skills                                             

Technology is threaded through our personal, professional, and educational interactions. To successfully manage these interactions - specifically relating to education and employment - our students must have the ability to navigate and operate essential computer functions, beyond social media. Demonstrating competency of basic technology skills is essential for the success of all Saint Leo University students.

Saint Leo University requires undergraduate students to demonstrate technology competency prior to degree conferral. These technology competency skills can be satisfied through a waiver exam, microcredential module, or academic course (COM-140 or equivalent, earning a grade of C or better within 10 years). Students should meet with their advisors to discuss options and establish a plan to satisfy the graduation requirement.

Technology Competency Skills Microcredential:

A self-paced, online module designed to develop and reinforce computer competencies and literacy. The module introduces general computer operations using current computing technologies and software. Selected topics include the Internet, security and safety, digital communication practices, operating systems, as well as creating and evaluating documents, worksheets, and presentations. Guidelines for selecting computer hardware and software are addressed. Satisfactory completion of this microcredential meets the Saint Leo University Technology Competency Skills graduation requirement. Upon completion the microcredential, students will earn a digital badge. This badge can be shared as confirmation of demonstrated skill and ability. This course is not covered by financial aid.

Technology Competency Skills Waiver Exam:

Students may take the technology competency skills waiver exam to satisfy the Saint Leo University technology competency skill requirement. The Waiver Exam tests your knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Windows, and the Internet. The exam is Pass/Fail and you must receive a minimum score of 74% to pass. 

University Campus Only Course Requirements


University Explorations (42 credit hours)


Major Electives (15 credit hours)


Students must select at least 9 credits from 300- or 400-level mathematics courses to fulfill their major electives not including MAT-425 Mathematics Internship and up to 6 credits to be selected from the following:

MAT 425 - Mathematics Internship  

EGN 320 - Circuit Theory and Analysis  

EGN 330 - Mechanics of Materials  

EGN 350 - Engineering Mechanics  

COM 301 - Algorithms and Data Structures  

COM 315 - Decision Support Systems  

COM 465 - Artificial Intelligence  

 

General Elective Credits: Complete enough general elective credit hours to fulfill total hours required for degree completion.


Total Credits: 120


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