Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Department Chair, John T. Noonan
Faculty
Karen G. Doenges, PhD
John T. Noonan, PhD
Denise S. Parks, BA
Bradley S. Whitaker, EdD
The courses and curriculum of the mathematics program are designed to achieve the following student outcomes:
Note: Students are required to take MAT0083 Basic Algebra if their ACT mathematics subscore is below 17, or if the SAT mathematics subscore is below 460. Also, students are required to take MAT0093 Algebra if the ACT mathematics subscore is 17 or 18, or if the SAT mathematics subscore is 460490. Credit hours for these courses do not count toward graduation.
Required Courses
MAT1034G Calculus I 
4 
MAT2034 Calculus II 
4 
MAT3034 Calculus III 
4 
CSC/MAT1053 Elementary Discrete Mathematics 
3 
CSC1024g Computer Science I 
4 
MAT2063G Introduction to Statistics 
3 
MAT3013 Linear Algebra 
3 
MAT4011 Technical Writing in Mathematics 
1 
aMAT4023 Modern Algebra 
3 
Elective Courses
Select 12 credit hours from the following: 
12 

MAT3023 Advanced Discrete Mathematics 


MAT3043 Differential Equations 


MAT3063 Probability and Statistics 


MAT3083 Number Theory 


aMAT3113 Numerical Methods 


aMAT4089 Special Topics in Mathematics 


aMAT5019 Independent Study 


aMAT5029 Mathematics Internship 


Total 
41 Hours 
The student with a major in mathematics must complete a minor in another discipline.
Note: Candidates who wish to teach in adolescent to young adult education, in multiage education, or in careertechnical settings must complete general education and professional education courses which are listed in the School of Education and Professional Studies section of this catalog.
Required Courses
CSC1013G Introduction to Computing 
3 

MAT1034G Calculus I 
4 

CSC/MAT1053 Elementary Discrete Mathematics 
3 

MAT2034 Calculus II 
4 

MAT2063G Introduction to Statistics 
3 

MAT3002 History of Mathematics 
2 

MAT3034 Calculus III 
4 

MAT3013 Linear Algebra 
3 

MAT3063 Probability and Statistics 
3 

MAT3073 Geometry for Educators 
3 

MAT3083 Number Theory 
3 

MAT4002 Content Area Teaching Methods in Mathematics 
2 

aMAT4023 Modern Algebra 
3 

Required Education Courses 
46 

Total 
86 Hours 
MAT1034G Calculus I 
4 

MAT2034 Calculus II 
4 

MAT2063G Introduction to Statistics 
3 

MAT3013 Linear Algebra 
3 

Mathematics electives (select from courses numbered 3000 or above) 
34 

Total 
1718 Hours 
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