- Mathematics, B.A.
- Adolescence Education in Mathematics
The curriculum objectives of the Mathematics program helps students gain basic knowledge and skills to make mathematical contributions to society in the form of pure mathematics or mathematics applied to the other disciplines.
Students learn to:
- Apply abstract mathematical concepts to various fields
- Increase their mathematical intuition
- Communicate mathematical ideas effectively
- Recognize the importance of the field of mathematics on the scientific development of several civilizations and cultures
- Participate in undergraduate research, service learning, and a variety of activities that will enhance your education and prepare you to be successful in your career.
- Work in a close and collaborative atmosphere - classes ranging from 5-25 students.
- Learn about today's most relevant areas of mathematical science, including computer science, applied modeling, and statistics.
- Be prepared to take the actuarial exams.
- Earn your provisional NY State teaching certification.
- Work out math problems with professors and fellow students in the Math Lab.
Adolescence Education in Mathematics
For our Adolescence Mathematics majors, we continually monitor and adapt our curriculum at this crucial time when the Common Core and the edTPA licensing process are being introduced. Daemen’s Education programs are nationally accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) from May 3, 2013-May 3, 2020.
Suggested Course Sequence for Adolescence Education in Mathematics.
Our curriculum is designed to give the necessary skills for Math majors as outlined by the Mathematical Association of America. For those students who want to supplement their major with job specific qualifications, we offer an ample number of courses and support to help prepare you to take the actuarial exams.
Faculty members work with students to enhance critical thinking in situations involving judgments based on data and stimulate independent thinking that requires research. Students are given opportunities to participate in undergraduate research, service learning, and a variety of activities that will enhance their education, and prepare them for graduate school and careers in the applied mathematics field and education.
The required Computer Science sequence teaches students basic computer programming skills needed for almost any job in today's market.
- Market Researcher
- Computer Analyst
- High School Teacher
- College or University Professor
- University or Government Researcher or Statistician
Recent Graduates' Jobs and Graduate Programs
- Teachers: Clarence, Lancaster, Star Point, West Seneca, Williamsville and other public schools
- Auditor, U.S. Internal Revenue Service
- Computer Scientist
- Higher Education Administrator
- Master in Mathematics, University at Buffalo
- Ph.D., University of Delaware