The capstone experience for a Major in Mathematics and Statistics emphasizes experiential learning. The courses listed below comprise an individual creative project completed in a cooperative learning environment. (Not required for Math majors also majoring in Education, as EDU 483 serves as the capstone).
MAT 701 emphasizes co-curricular involvement with mathematics and statistics by requiring students to acquire 30 mathematical/statistics culture points over the course of their career at Cornell. Points can be accumulated before declaring a major. Details on culture points can be found in the Degree Requirements section of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics website.
Students who are interested in pursuing K-12 certification to teach math should seek admission to the Teacher Education Program. See the Education department section for application and certification information.
*Students wishing to double major in Math and Secondary Education must take MAT 231 as a part of their Math major.
The Following Courses Cannot be Used to Satisfy Requirements of the Mathematics Major: