# Mathematics

The mission of the Mathematics Department is to prepare the student for graduate studies , teaching, and for application of the principles of mathematics to business and industry.

## Choose From Two Degrees

The Mathematics department at Thomas More College offers two degree options, including a Bachelor of Mathematics and an Associate of Mathematics. The aim of the mathematics curriculum is to prepare the student for graduate studies, teaching, and/or for application of the principles of mathematics in business and industry. Students pursuing either a B.A. or an associate degree in mathematics should take MAT 151, 152, 201, and 231 before the end of their sophomore year.

## Chart Your Course

A sampling of courses for a Mathematics degree includes:

- Abstract Algebra
- Basic Calculus
- Complext Analysis
- Differential Equations
- Discrete Mathematics
- Number Theory and the Computer
- Readings in Mathematics
- Survey of Geometry

## Courses Fulfilling Core Requirements

Any course numbered MAT 121 or higher can be used to fulfill the requirement of 3 hours of college level mathematics. If a specific course is not required by your major, either MAT 125 or 205 is recommended. (MAT 121-122 is only open to elementary and middle school education majors. MAT 143 does not satisfy the prerequisite for most higher mathematics courses.)

## For more information, contact:

Dr. Joe Christensen

Department of Mathematics and Physics

Thomas More College

859-344-3368

Christj@thomasmore.edu

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