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Mathematics

Purpose

Columbia College offers mathematics courses at the basic skills, associate degree and transfer level. Students pursuing coursework in mathematics will develop appropriate procedural skills, problem-solving skills and attitudes, critical reasoning skills and quantitative literacy.

Measurable Outcomes

Students will likely:

  • Be effective problem solvers at a level appropriate to the classes taken
  • Develop increased mathematical sophistication and technical skills
  • Have the confidence and willingness to engage in unfamiliar problems and solve them in their daily or professional lives
  • Be able to organize information, reason mathematically and communicate their reasoning to others
  • Become more independent learners in mathematics