Mathematics

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 11.7k / Academic year(s) Deadline: Mar 15, 2022
StudyQA ranking:1949 Duration:48 months

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Description

The Mathematics discipline at Morris serves students who major or minor in mathematics, seek secondary mathematics teaching licensure, major or minor in programs that require a mathematical background, or those that want to expand their knowledge of mathematics as a part of the general education requirement. The curriculum is designed to help students develop expertise in mathematical techniques and methods, sharpen the students' mathematical and abstract reasoning intuition, and to encourage and stimulate the type of independent thinking required for research beyond the confines of the textbook. These capabilities are flexible and can help students succeed in any field, or continue on to advanced graduate study.

The Mathematics major at Morris starts with a solid grounding in mathematical principles. These foundations create a framework for whatever direction the student chooses as a focus. Students can then branch out and explore areas of mathematics that match their interest or that apply to their desired field. The curriculum also emphasizes the role mathematics plays in the development of civilization and in our society.

For teaching licensure in Mathematics, students complete a Mathematics major with Geometry, Discrete Mathematics and the History of Mathematics as part of the curriculum. In addition, students fulfill the professional education program, which will include student teaching.

Because of the wide scope of the specialized knowledge and research of the faculty, the Mathematics discipline offers a diverse range of advanced courses. Pure mathematics courses include Abstract Algebra, Combinatorics, Differential Geometry, Number Theory, Real and Complex Analysis, and Topology. In applied mathematics Partial Differential Equations, Mathematical Modeling, Optimization and Operations Research, Applications of Graph Theory, and Applied Numerical Analysis are also offered on a regular basis.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline March 15 Tuition fee
  • USD 11720 Year (International)
Start date 2016 Credits 120
Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

Course Content

The mission of the discipline is to advance knowledge of mathematics by teaching mathematics and its processes, by research in mathematics and mathematical pedagogy, and by dissemination of this knowledge to students and the community we serve.

Historically, the study of mathematics has been central to a liberal arts education. The mathematics curriculum serves as an integral part of students' active pursuit of a liberal arts education. The mathematics program serves students who major or minor in mathematics, seek secondary mathematics teaching licensure, major or minor in programs that require a mathematical background, or wish to fulfill components of a general education.

The mathematics curriculum is designed to help students develop competence in mathematical techniques and methods; to sharpen students' mathematical intuition and abstract reasoning, as well as their reasoning from numerical data; to encourage and stimulate the type of independent thinking required for research beyond the confines of the textbook; and to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills to make mathematical contributions to modern society. The program seeks to enable students to see and communicate how the development of mathematics has been part of the development of several civilizations and is intimately interwoven with the cultural and scientific development of these societies. The curriculum prepares students to enter graduate school, pursue careers in applied mathematics, or teach mathematics.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 5.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.

Requirements

Academic Requirements

To apply, your high school transcript should include the following:

  • Four (4) years of English;
  • Four (4) years of math including one year each of elementary algebra, intermediate algebra, and geometry;
  • Three (3) years of science with one year each of biological and physical science;
  • Three (3) years of social studies, including United States history;*
  • Two (2) years of a single second language.*

*Applicants missing this requirement will not be denied admission if they are otherwise admissible.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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