- Mentor students
- Professional: Provide opportunities for professional development, career exploration, and readiness.
- Academic: Provide a progression of courses which encourages mastery of content needed for success in graduate school or industry. This progression is based on recommendations of professional organizations.
- Personal and Social: Provide an atmosphere that encourages development of inter- and intra-personal skills through collaborative activities that promote effective interaction with others as well as opportunities for personal reflection.
- Support a Culture of Scholarship
- Research: Encourage and provide opportunities for small group and individual research. Facilitate open discussion of ideas and research.
- Pedagogy: Provide quality student-focused instruction, based on current best practices.
- Provide Service and Outreach
- Professional: Contribute to the disciplines of mathematics and computer science
- Local Community: Provide outreach opportunities to the community.
- Dispel misconceptions and stereotypes.
Students will develop the ability to:
- Use discipline skills to solve problems
- Make decisions
- Using facts and data
- Using values and ethical standards
- Manage time and prioritize tasks
- Cope with stress
- Self-assess and self-correct
- 4) Work with others
- Within the departmental community
- As part of a team
- Take a leadership role
- In writing
- In oral presentations
- In small group settings