Math

Mathematics Major

The Mathematics major provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a career in teaching, insurance, finance and industry, or to continue into graduate school. With instruction in discrete math, calculus, algebra, geometry, math modeling, computer programming, and physics, students gain a wide range of mathematical understanding. A math history focus also allows students to expand their knowledge of leading mathematicians and their revolutionary discoveries.

For course requirements, please see the latest credit worksheet or Simpson University academic catalog.

Mathematics for Teachers Major

The Mathematics for Teachers (Mathematics Single Subject) degree equips students with the mathematical knowledge required to teach grades 7 through 12. Students learn to communicate and teach mathematics in formal and informal settings. Through this course of study, students develop the tools and skills necessary for careers in industry, education, ministry, and even graduate studies.

For course requirements, please see the latest credit worksheet or Simpson University academic catalog.

  • Construct and develop rigorous mathematical reasoning, including the use of standard mathematical concepts;
  • Effectively communicate rigorous mathematical reasoning, including the use of appropriate visual aids; and
  • Expand his or her own mathematical understanding through a process of self-directed learning.