Galveston College mathematics and statistics Department
We are here to support our students in their quest for a higher education!
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF A mathematics and statistics MAJOR?
The role of a math major is twofold. First, math majors will use computer algebra software to explore sophisticated applications of calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations to science, technology, and engineering. Consequently, math majors will gain an understanding of how and why mathematics is important to our society. Secondly, math majors will explore the abstract underpinnings of why math works. Math majors will witness the elegance and logic of mathematical proof in preparation for university studies.
A degree in mathematics can open doors in virtually any industry or endeavor anywhere in the world. It is a highly respected degree among employers. Math majors often pursue career opportunities in finance, information technology, operations, and logistics as well as the traditional role of teaching.
courses offered in mathematics and statistics:
Business related majors:
MATH 1324 Math for Business & Social Sciences I
MATH 1325 Math for Business & Social Sciences II
Science, technology, engineering, & mathematics majors:
MATH 2312 Pre-Calculus
MATH 2413 Calculus I
MATH 2414 Calculus II
MATH 2415 Calculus III
MATH 2318 Linear Algebra
MATH 2320 Differential Equations
Elementary education certification majors:
MATH 1350 Math for Teachers I
MATH 1351 Math for Teachers II
Social science and health science majors:
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistics
Liberal arts and fine arts majors:
MATH 1332 Math for Liberal Arts
General studies and undecided majors:
MATH 1314 College Algebra
See the most recent college catalog for specific degree requirements and course descriptions. Additionally, online course options are available for local and distance learning students.
The mathematics program of Galveston College endeavors to:
a) Foster an appreciation in students for the value of mathematics in advancing humanity.
b) Produce students that are detail oriented
c) Promote numeracy among students
d) Provide a full range of convenient course offerings to support all majors.
If you have specific questions, or would like further information about classes, or seeking a degree in math and statistics, please contact the program coordinator.
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