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MA 380 Senior Seminar in Mathematics: 3 semester hours

A capstone course in Mathematics or related field. Students will work independently or in groups on a project in mathematics or related field. This project will be developed in consultation with the instructor. Students will interact with professional mathematics via journals, monographs, books, etc. Students will regularly meet with the instructor to present findings, discuss problems, and determine future actions. This course includes substantial writing and speaking. Prerequisite: senior standing and at least 27 semester hours of math major credit or permission of instructor.


The mathematics major aims to give students insight into the nature of mathematics as an intellectual discipline and to develop the powers of clear and logical thinking, accuracy, flexibility in problem solving, and clarity and precision in expressing mathematical ideas. It further aims to prepare the prospective teacher, provide a sound basis for those students who plan to pursue graduate studies, and provide a background in computing for those students who wish to pursue opportunities in that field.