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Department of Mathematics
Math  Skills for a Complex World
Various concepts of mathematics are useful to an increasing number of disciplines in which quantification and logical order are essential.
The Department of Mathematics provides course work for a major in Mathematics with options in mathematics, and Teacher Education (for Licensure as secondary teachers). Requirements are sufficiently flexible to allow for individual interests and some specialization based upon career goals. Minors are offered in Mathematics and Statistics.
A concentration in mathematics which will meet the Illinois State Board of Education endorsement in mathematics for upper middle school and junior high teachers is also available for elementary education majors. Service courses are taught for students majoring in business, the physical sciences, and preengineering. Courses are available to meet the University General Education requirements.
Careers
Occupational fields open to students who have completed one of the department's programs include;
 mathematical analysis in industry, government, teaching, computerrelated employment, data analysis and other statistical work
 mathematical aspects of business and finance
News

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Events
 Wednesday, April 23 at 2:00pm in Stipes Hall room 121  "Voting in Highly Anonymous Environments" by visiting lecturer, Professor Vincent Conitzer of Duke University.
 Thursday, April 24 at 3:45pm in Morgan Hall room 101A  "Mathematical Models: Uses, abuses, and nonuses" by visiting lecturer, Professor Andrew Odlyzko of the University of Minnesota.
NonMath Majors
 Help Centers for students enrolled in math courses
 Option to bypass Math 100
 Math Competency Requirement  how the requirement can be met
 Placement  how placements are made into math courses
 Which General Education Math Course Should I Take?  advice on general education math courses
Textbook lists  textbooks required and/or recommended for math courses
Math Majors
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