Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Learning Outcomes

B.S. in Mathematics Program
Students who successfully complete the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Mathematics will be able:

  1. To demonstrate proficiency in basic knowledge in a broad range of mathematical areas.
  2. To apply acquired mathematical concepts and techniques to analyze and solve problems.
  3. To read, understand and write mathematical proofs.
  4. To function as team players.
  5. Identify the interdependency of different areas of mathematics, as well as connections between mathematics and other disciplines.
  6. Explain and communicate mathematical principles and ideas with clarity and logic, both written and verbally, demonstrating communication skills to be used in any future career.
  7. Use mathematical tools to solve  larger real world problems.

B.S. in Actuarial Science Program
Upon completion of a Bachelors Degree in Actuarial Science, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of applied mathematics in the areas of Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations and Statistics.
  2. Demonstrate their understanding of Economics, Accounting, Finance and Statistics courses that have been approved for Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) by the Society of Actuaries for the topics of Economics, Applied Statistics and Corporate Finance.
  3. Demonstrate their understanding of NDU courses covering the learning objectives of the following professional actuarial examinations: Probability (P), Financial Mathematics (FM) and Actuarial Models-Life Contingency (MLC).
  4. Demonstrate the ability to apply actuarial concepts to problems related to financial security planning such as pension funding, pricing and reserving for life and casualty insurance.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to apply actuarial modeling through the use of computer programming routines within spreadsheets.
  6. Appreciate the meaning of belonging to a professional organization, the ethical and technical qualifications needed to become and remain a member of the actuarial profession.

M.S. in Mathematics Program

Students who successfully complete the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Mathematics will be able:

  1. To demonstrate basic knowledge in a range of advanced mathematical areas.
  2. To apply acquired mathematical concepts and techniques to analyze and solve problems.
  3. To read, understand and write mathematical proofs.
  4. To function as team players.

M.S. in Financial Mathematics Program
Students who successfully complete the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Financial Mathematics will be able:

  1. To demonstrate basic knowledge in a range of advanced Financial mathematics areas.
  2. To apply acquired Financial Mathematics concepts and techniques to analyze and solve problems.
  3. To read, understand and write Financial Mathematics proofs.
  4. To function as team players.