# Welcome to the Department of Mathematics

## News and Events

**Algebra Bee**

The Algebra Bee will be held on November 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. All students are invited. For more information, contact Gretchen Rimmasch-Meilstrup at rimmaschg@suu.edu.

**MAA Meeting**

The annual meeting of the Intermountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America will be held on March 25-26, 2022 at Utah Valley University. Please go to this website for more information.

**State Math Contest**

The State Math Contest will be at the University of Utah in 2022. For more information, go to https://www.weber.edu/statemathcontest/default.html or contact Seth Armstrong at armstrong@suu.edu.

**Free Math Tutoring for SUU Students**

Peer tutoring in many subjects is available at no charge to SUU students at the Student Success Tutoring & Study Lab in ELC 204.

**When Will I Use Math?**

Ever asked yourself that question? Check out the math website full of answers. Find careers, salaries, tips for success, and more. This site is supported by AMS, MAA, and BYU Math.

Also, for advice about jobs and ways to go in math, see weusemath.org.

The Department of Mathematics is committed to helping students and faculty increase their knowledge of mathematics, its applications, and its pedagogy. Our faculty are devoted to supporting student learning through innovative quality educational experiences in general education courses, service courses, and major courses. We provide opportunities for students to develop their problem solving, quantitative reasoning, and logical reasoning skills in a supportive and rigorous learning environment. Our curriculum is designed to help individuals grow intellectually, professionally, and personally while pursuing their academic goals.

**Mathematics Department Mission**, Southern Utah University 2019-2020 General Catalog

## Student Learning Outcomes

**Mathematics and Mathematics Education majors should be able to:**

- Use standard mathematical techniques to solve computational problems.
- Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental mathematical concepts and results in the core content areas.
- Use content knowledge to solve applied and real-world mathematical problems.
- Communicate mathematics effectively using proper notation and terminology.
- Use logical reasoning to construct clear and concise mathematical proofs.