Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

MATH 495: Graduate Practicum in Mathematics

Course Details
Credit Hours: 2
Description:  A project-based course. Under faculty consultation, students will design and independently carry out a research project devoted to the development, pedagogy, or application of mathematics. To earn credit for this course, the student will deliver both an oral presentation and technical paper at the level expected in the professional workplace.
Outcomes:  Through this course, students will have: 1. analyzed and synthesized professional literature from multiple sources, resulting in a motivating question for the project; 2. sharpened their ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and in-step with discipline norms through the revisions process towards their final product; and 3. contributed to the learning, teaching, or application of mathematics through their work and the interpretation of their findings.