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Mathematics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Los Angeles, CA, United States
The Mathematics program of Loyola Marymount University is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching mathematics at the secondary level. With the help of her/his advisor, the student may design a schedule carefully so that s/he can complete the 2042 California Preliminary Single Subject (Secondary) Teaching Credential during her/his four years at LMU.
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Overview

Objectives

Mathematics, as an intellectual activity, is both an art and a powerful tool for problem solving and for understanding the physical universe. The Mathematics program of Loyola Marymount University explores the different facets of the discipline through a broad spectrum of courses in applied, computational, and pure mathematics. In addition to exploring mathematics, a student majoring in mathematics takes classes from other fields (e.g., science and education) that help her/him prepare for her/his chosen career.

Learning Outcomes

Content Proficiency. In each of the following subject areas of mathematics:

  • calculus and analysis,
  • abstract and linear algebra,
  • probability, combinatorics and statistics,
  • elementary numerical methods;

Students will be able to:

  • State and use basic definitions and theorems.
  • Solve basic problems.
  • Decide on useful approaches to more complicated problems.
  • Explain the central concepts of the subject.

Communication. Students will be able to communicate mathematics both orally and in writing. They will do so according to accepted standards in mathematics.

Tools. Students will employ a variety of tools such as the library, Internet, computers, and calculators to solve problems and do undergraduate research.

Independent Learners. Students will be able to independently investigate a mathematical topic.

Career and Professional Preparation. LMU mathematics graduates will be prepared to engage in mathematics-related professions or in a graduate school academic environment. This preparation will include significant pre-professional experiences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Calculus
  • Workshop in Mathematic
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Methods of Proof
  • Linear Algebra
  • Elementary Computational Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Common Application and LMU Supplement
  • International students are not required to submit the SAT or ACT to complete their application to LMU
  • Provide Proof of English Proficiency
  • Submit Transcripts
  • Submit a letter of recommendation with your application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52553 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52553 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52553 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52553 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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