**Mathematics Preparation Program**

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### Sponsored by the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Technology

**FOR INCOMING FRESHMEN AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:**

__Get a head start! Register for MP2 and get the support you need to be successful in college.__

__Get a head start! Register for MP2 and get the support you need to be successful in college.__As an incoming freshman or high school student, you are eligible to register for the **Mathematics Preparation Program (MP2)** before you officially begin your college career.

MP2 offers two summer courses. The first course is a **mathematics** course that will prepare students for college-level mathematics using research-supported, innovative mathematics teaching techniques and enrichment activities based on national and state standards. The enrichment activities will help students build a solid foundation of fundamental mathematical concepts and procedures necessary for success in college mathematics courses and college courses with a quantitative reasoning emphasis. Depending on placement during New Student Orientation, the mathematics course may earn credits towards graduation.

The second course is an enhanced **English Composition **course. Students will build a solid foundation in grammar and professional writing techniques. Participants who successfully complete the English Composition I course will earn three (3) college credits towards graduation.

** Students attending the MP2 summer course will** …

- Develop a more positive disposition regarding one’s capacity, confidence, and inclination to “do mathematics”;
- Develop a stronger understanding of rational numbers and operations involving rational numbers;
- Develop reasoning skills that are necessary for organizing one’s mathematical knowledge and applying that knowledge to novel problems;
- Develop sense-making skills to successfully interpret mathematical definitions and contextualized problem situations;
- Demonstrate the ability to make generalizations to create mathematical rules, formulas, and equations; and
- Justify and debate mathematical arguments.

__Program Options __

__Program Options__

*MP2 offers the convenience of flexible registration options.**See application for program cost and details.*

### __MP2 Summer Course Information__

__MP2 Summer Course Information__

- 6-week Summer Program on DSU Dover campus
- First priority for incoming DSU freshmen
- Application deadlines…
- See application for deadlines
- Space is limited, so apply early.

- Installment payment plans available. See application for details.