PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT: In a world where numerical proficiency is becoming ever more vital, the Fort Lewis College Mathematics Department sees itself as having a threefold mission with the overarching goal to foster critical thinking and problem solving skills in all courses and for all students.

    1. To provide students in STE departments with the mathematical tools needed for success in their chosen majors, thereby helping to create strong majors in all STE disciplines;
    2. To train future teachers of mathematics, thereby promoting mathematics education at the elementary and secondary school level in the Four Corners region;
    3. To prepare mathematics majors for future graduate study or technical careers, thereby advancing the study and practice of mathematics.
       

    LEARNING OUTCOMES. Our program learning outcomes are as follows:

  1. Students will demonstrate competency in Algebra.
  2. Students will demonstrate competency in Geometry.
  3. Students will demonstrate competency in Calculus.
  4. Students will be able to write a correct mathematical proof using proper terminology and logical structure.
  5. Students will produce and deliver effective written and oral presentations of mathematical material and ideas.
  6. Students will apply algebraic, geometric, and computational methods in abstract settings.
  7. Students will apply algebraic, geometric, and computational methods in applied settings.

 

Complete Program Learning Outcomes, including learning objectives for each course