Majors, Minors and Endorsements

Majors

Minors and Endorsements

Tentative Course Schedule

Capstone Guidelines


After completing a major in Mathematics, Mathematics for Secondary Education, Quantitative Economics, or Computer Science, a student should be able to:

  • Think critically, and formulate and solve problems
  • Perform complex mathematical or computing tasks
  • Undertake independent work and be able to develop an understanding of unfamiliar concepts in mathematics or computer science
  • Know the contemporary contexts (and in some cases the historical roots) of the practice of mathematics or computer science
  • Read and understand technically based materials
  • Use technology to analyze and solve problems

In addition, graduates in Mathematics for Secondary Education should be able to:

  • Develop knowledge of and an ability to use and evaluate instructional materials and technology for their classrooms

  • Observe and analyze a range of approaches to mathematics teaching and learning, focusing on the tasks, discourse, environment, and assessment

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April 15, 2014
On Wednesday, April 16, Drake University will host a special program for language immersion students from Merrill Middle School to celebrate Pan American Day. The students will participate in Drake Spanish courses in the morning and have the opportunity to celebrate Pan American dance and music at a performance by Drake students in Olmsted Center in the afternoon.
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