Due to the ever increasing influence of technology, the study of mathematics is crucial, not only for logical thinking, but also for the preparation for any technical vocation. In addition, Mathematics is a vital part of any well-rounded, liberal arts education.
Mathematics coursework is designed to provide a strong foundational core curriculum for the student interested in pursuing graduate study and to offer students the opportunity for preparation in fields relating to applied mathematics, such as statistics and teaching. The Mathematics Department provides a strong and thorough offering in Mathematics as a part of God's creation in a concentrated effort to integrate faith and learning. A minor in Mathematics is available to students from all departments and can be pursued in conjunction with every other major on campus.
The education you receive in Mathematics at The Master's College will provide the first step for careers in:
- Actuarial Science
- Applied Mathematics
- Financial Analysis
- Information Systems
- Market Analysis
- Numerical Analysis
- Operations Research Analysis
Credit by Examination
The Department of Mathematics will grant credit by examination on the following conditions only: course credit and semester hour credit are granted for MA121 Calculus I or MA122 Calculus II when the student submits proof of an earned minimum test score of 3 on the appropriate AB/BC Advanced Placement Calculus Examinations of The College Board or with a score of 50 or above on either of the respective College Level Examination Program tests. The department reserves the right to interview and/or retest students before granting credit by examination.
California Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics
Students interested in obtaining a California Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics should contact both the Mathematics and Teacher Education Departments' advisors about specific requirements for this credential.
Students graduating with a degree in Mathematics will be required to take a comprehensive discipline-specific examination in their senior year prior to graduation.