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Mathematics

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Mathematics is the cornerstone of many well-known fields such as engineering, accounting, and computer science, but those pursuing a degree in mathematics have a variety of exicitng careers open to them.  Some mathematicians work with government agencies like the National Security Agency (NSA) writing algorithms for making and breaking secure codes.  Other mathematicians work in banks as financial analysts deciding how best to invest money, and still others work in marketing firms as statisticians analyzing and applying data about consumers.

Vision

The Phoenix College Mathematics Department will promote and support a comprehensive, innovative and dynamic learning environment that meets the changing needs of a diverse global student population.

Mission

The Phoenix College Mathematics Department provides an exemplary mathematics program that prepares students to be life-long learners and responsible, numerate citizens. The department provides meaningful support services, responds to the changing environment of mathematics education and promotes effective instructional strategies with students actively participating in the learning process.

Values

The Phoenix College Mathematics Department provides a learning environment founded in the PC Basics.

The Mathematics Department offers instruction in the following areas