## Mathematics graduates will:

- Prove theorems and construct counterexamples of reasonable difficulty in analysis, abstract algebra, and other mathematical areas.
- Use techniques of calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, and linear algebra.
- Effectively communicate mathematical ideas.
- Model problems mathematically and apply appropriate techniques to analyze them.
- Apply mathematics outside the classroom.

## In addition to meeting the outcomes identified above, mathematics majors gaining certification to teach in grades 5-12 will:

- Prove theorems and construct counterexamples in geometry.
- Solve problems and explain solution methods making use of tools from probability, statistics, and circlerete mathematics.
- Write algorithms and implement technology to model and solve problems.
- Meet the ISU Teacher Education Standards

## Outcome

Prove theorems and construct counterexamples of reasonable difficulty in of analysis, abstract algebra, and other mathematical areas.

### Relevant courses

Math 3010, 3020, 3040, 3140, 3310, 3170, 3500, 4140, 4150, 4350, 4360, 4390

### Assessment

- Mathematics senior surveys or interviews
- Mathematics alumni survey
- Performance on designated test questions in relevant courses.
- Survey of relevant course instructors
- Grades in relevant courses

## Outcome

Use techniques of calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra.

### Relevant courses

Math 1650, 1660, 2650, 2660, 2670, 3170

### Assessment

- Mathematics senior surveys or interviews
- Mathematics alumni survey
- Performance on designated test questions in relevant courses.
- Survey of relevant course instructors
- Grades in relevant courses

## Outcome

Effectively communicate mathematical ideas.

### Relevant courses

Math 2010, 4910, 4920, English 2500, 3020, 3050, 3090, 3140.

### Assessment

- Mathematics senior surveys or interviews
- Mathematics alumni survey
- Survey of Math 4920 instructors
- Grades in relevant courses

## Outcome

Model problems mathematically and apply appropriate techniques to analyze them.

### Relevant courses

All math courses.

### Assessment

- Mathematics senior surveys or interviews
- Mathematics alumni survey
- Performance on designated test questions in relevant courses.
- Survey of instructors
- Grades in relevant courses

## Outcome

Apply mathematics outside the classroom.

### Assessment

- Mathematics senior surveys or interviews
- Mathematics alumni survey
- Number of majors who obtain employment or research experience in mathematics while undergraduates (e.g., internships or research at a university or national lab)
- Number of graduates who obtain jobs in industry or government using mathematics