The Mathematics Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree program, which provides a rich and rigorous education in mathematics while preparing students for a wide range of career opportunities. Recent graduates have been accepted into doctoral programs at top-notch research universities, while others have taken lucrative positions in industry or pursued careers in secondary teaching.
Majors in the department have the opportunity to pursue their own mathematical interests through senior projects. Math has a vibrant and engaging faculty with diverse areas of expertise, and students can choose from a wide variety of interesting topics. Recent projects include coding theory, oceanography, topology, and pedagogical issues in high school mathematics.
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Senior Projects from 2018
Invariant Subspaces of Compact Operators and Related Topics, Weston Mckay Grewe
Senior Projects from 2013
Senior Projects from 2011
Analysis of ROMS Estimated Posterior Error Utilizing 4DVAR Data Assimilation, Joseph Patrick Horton
Senior Projects from 2010
Exact Solutions for Wind-Driven Coastal Upwelling and Downwelling over Sloping Bathymetry, Dana Lynn Duke and Paul Derek Sinz
Completeness of Ordered Fields, James Forsythe Hall
Senior Projects from 1971
A PLI Computer Program for Hidden Line Elimination, Dennis M. Pfister