Goucher College 2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Nov 30, 2022  
Goucher College 2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

Mathematics Major

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*requirements updated 10/8/2015. To see old requirements for the Math major please select the 2014-15 catalogue from the drop down menu on the front page of the catalogue website.

Honors in Mathematics and Computer Science

Majors in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science are encouraged to strive for honors in the major upon graduation. Departmental honors will be awarded to students who exhibit mastery of the subject in both course work and additional academic endeavors.

Requirements for honors in mathematics and in computer science:

1. A minimum grade point average of 3.60 in 200 and 300 level courses in the major. All courses (other than CS 290) specifically required for the major must be taken for a grade. No more than two approved courses away from Goucher will be counted in the average.

2. Some evidence of maturity and creativity in mathematics and/or computer science, such as outstanding work on a senior thesis, independent work, paper or final examination in a 300 level course.

3. Approval of the department.

Concentration in Mathematics with Secondary Education Certification in Mathematics

Students who choose this option qualify for secondary school teaching certification by the Maryland State Department of Education. Students must complete the major in mathematics, as well as the education courses listed below, and pass the required PRAXIS examination.

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