Mathematics (major)

Mathematics majors are highly valued for their analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Alverno's mathematics faculty are dedicated to helping you make clear connections between mathematics theory and real world applications. Class sizes and pedagogical design allow for continuous student-faculty interaction, making Alverno an ideal place to study mathematics.

For 130 years, Alverno College has been dedicated to the education of women, preparing them for lives of personal and professional distinction and meaningful engagement with the world. Alverno extends this mission to men as well, through graduate and adult classes. We are a Catholic, liberal arts college with a curriculum so unique, educators from around the world come to Alverno to learn how we teach. Alverno’s abilities-based approach to learning ensures our graduates will learn more in class and retain knowledge longer. Students do not receive traditional grades, rather, they are assessed by faculty, community assessors, peers and themselves. Our small class sizes ensure students receive uncommon access to faculty. With an average student to teacher ratio of 10:1, you are guaranteed an individualized learning experience.

Math Major Prerequisites
MT-123College Algebra3
MT-148Functions & Modeling3
Math Major Beginning
MT-152Calculus 14
MT-221Discrete Structures & Algorithms3
MT-253Calculus 24
Math Major Intermediate
Take one from the following:4
Introduction to Programming:java
Introduction to Programming: Python
Introduction to Programming: C++
MT-254Calculus 34
MT-255Linear Algebra4
MT-256Probability and Statistics4
MT-399Formal Introduction to Advanced Work0
MT-260Introduction/Mathematical Problem Solvng2
Math Major Advanced
INTERN-383Internship Seminar2
Math Electives: Take four 300/400 level Math Electives:12
MT-449Mathematical Portfolio1