##### University of Nebraska at Kearney

College of Natural and Social Sciences

## 1994-96 UNK Undergraduate Catalog

## Department of Mathematics and Statistics

*Charles G. Pickens, Chair*
- Professors: Barlow, Heckman,
Pickens, Stones;
- Associate Professors: Fitzke, Lutfiyya, Niemann;
- Assistant Professors: Stewart, Willis;
- Lecturers: P.Amstutz, Miller.

- Go to Mathematics Major, Statistics
Major or
- list of course descriptions.

### Department Objectives

To provide the necessary preparation in mathematics for students planning a career in
these areas;

To provide an adequate background of knowledge and effective teaching techniques for
the training of prospective teachers of mathematics;

To provide the courses to meet the requirements of General Studies;

To provide the courses to meet the service functions for departments requiring
knowledge of mathematics.

### Department Policies:

Placement in the proper course is of utmost importance to the Department. The ACT or
Department Placement Examination will be used for placement.

Students who have completed a full year of Calculus in high school may start in Calculus II or Calculus III. If
they earn at least a "C" then they will earn 5 or 10 hours credit for the
course(s) they skipped.

CLEP Examination must be taken before completing higher level courses.

All majors and endorsements must be completed with no grade below a "C".

The total hours of all degrees is 125 with a General Studies of 45 included.

Math 090 credit will not count toward any university
degrees.

### Mathematics Major

- Five major options are available :
- I. Mathematics Option - Bachelor of Arts Degree
**or**
- Mathematics Option - Bachelor of Science Degree
- II. Mathematics Comprehensive Option - Bachelor of Science Degree
- III. Math/Actuary Science Comprehensive Option - Bachelor of
Science Degree
- IV. Mathematics Teaching Subject Endorsement Option - Bachelor of
Science in Education Degree
- V. Mathematics Teaching Field Endorsement Option - Bachelor of
Science in Education Degree

The minor in Mathematics is available for students
pursuing majors in other disciplines. The Elementary Education major
has a specially defined minor.

### Statistics Major

- Three major options are available:
- I. Statistics Option - Bachelor of Arts Degree
**or**
Statistics Option - Bachelor of Science Degree

- II. Statistics Comprehensive Option - Bachelor of Science Degree
- III. Statistics/Actuarial Science Comprehensive Option -
Bachelor of Science Degree

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