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Important Update:

The UCO campus is closed Wed. Nov. 25-27 for Thanksgiving. Central will transition from in-person instruction to virtual instruction after Thanksgiving Break until the end of the semester, Nov. 30-Dec. 23. All members of the campus community are encouraged to continue COVID-19 protocols when away from campus. For more information, view the university's coronavirus webpage

Mathematics

  • Students will understand and write complete proofs of mathematical theorems.
  • Students will effectively communicate mathematical ideas.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to think critically about and reason through mathematical concepts.

Applied Mathematics

  • Students will understand and write complete proofs of mathematical theorems.
  • Students will effectively communicate mathematical ideas.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to think critically about and reason through mathematical concepts.
  • Students will be able to use mathematics to model real-world situations.

Statistics

  • Discuss statistical issues with researchers who may not be specialists in statistics.
  • Formulate research problems from other fields in statistical terms.
  • Choose appropriate statistical models and methods to analyze data.
  • Communicate statistical ideas orally and in writing.

Actuarial Science

  • Be able to compute actuarial values used in industry.
  • Be able to explain how computations of actuarial values are done.
  • Be able to explain the meaning of the actuarial values.
  • Be able to produce a spreadsheet with commentary describing the computations.

Secondary Mathematics Education

  • Be able to apply pedagogical and mathematics content knowledge to the creation of a unit of study for secondary mathematics.
  • Be able to create appropriate pre- and post-test instruments and analyze the results to assess student learning.
  • Be able to clearly and accurately present instruments used in analyzing student learning.
  • Be able to align the assessment of the unit with the learning goals.
  • Be able to interpret the results of the data collected to determine if students’ learning goals were met.
  • Be able to articulate the evidence of the impact on student learning.

 Data Science

  • Be able to show proficiency in programming, predictive modeling, and data visualization in large complex, real-world problems that relate to a range of industries (business, medicine, engineering, etc.); 
  • Be able to apply knowledge, principles and techniques of statistics and computer science to acquire, clean, and analyze data in project-oriented exercises; 
  • Be able to communicate effectively with project stakeholders during both the design and results stages of the project.