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Department of Mathematics

Department Chair: Jamie Wirth, Ph.D.
Assistant: Ann Dorman

Contact Us
Department Office
Rhoades Science Center 203

Overview

Explore our programs

Graduates of our Mathematics Department have boasted a 100% job placement rate over the past 10+ years. Most math education majors at VCSU are under contract with a school district before graduating. Experience our low student-to-teacher ratio while receiving a top-notch education that will prepare you for your career of choice. The program follows the guidelines of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board (ESPB).

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to make mathematical connections and properly use mathematical problem solving, reasoning, communication, and representation.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate use of technology and concrete materials for building understanding of mathematical concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of both secondary school mathematics and college core mathematics including the history and philosophy of math and basic computer programming.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to use a variety of teaching methods and assessment strategies.

Faculty & Staff

Meet our faculty and staff

Meet the people behind your program—the master balancers of research, teaching, and mentorship—who will support you throughout your time as a student.

Next Steps

You’re ready to study mathematics at VCSU. What’s next? Visit the links below to become a Viking.