Mathematical Sciences, Ph.D. Student Learning Outcomes

College Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major Mathematical Sciences
Degree Ph.D.
Date Revised 2016-2017

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Graduates will be able to demonstrate a breadth of knowledge of mathematics in general.
  2. Graduates will demonstrate advanced and current knowledge of the subfield containing their specialty.
  3. Graduates will demonstrate a deep understanding of their specialty.
  4. Graduates will have developed an advanced capacity for abstract reasoning.
  5. Graduates will be prepared to conduct independent research.
  6. Graduates will demonstrate an appreciation for, and an understanding of, areas of mathematics outside the traditional university setting.

Methods of Assessment

  • Qualifying exams (1,4)
  • Internship evaluation (1,6)
  • Oral candidacy examination (2,4)
  • Annual progress report (3,5)
  • Dissertation Review (4,5)
  • Publication (5)

Last Updated

AAE updated June 2017

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