Mathematics, B.S.
Overall Requirements
- 122 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level
- Minimum grade of C (2.0) required for all CSC, MAT, and STA courses to count toward the major.
- Students planning to pursue graduate study should contact their advisor as soon as possible to prepare a plan of study
Degree Program Requirements
Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|
University Requirements | ||
General Education Core Requirements (GEC) | ||
College of Arts and Sciences Additional Requirements (CAR) |
Major Requirements
Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|
Core Courses | 21 | |
Calculus I ^{†} | ||
Calculus II | ||
Calculus III | ||
Elementary Linear Algebra | ||
Calculus IV | ||
Senior Seminar in Mathematics | ||
Introduction to Probability and Statistical Inference |
† | Counts toward GEC GMT requirement. |
Mathematics Concentration Requirements
Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|
Required | 12 | |
Discrete Mathematical Structures | ||
Introduction to Abstract Algebra | ||
Ordinary Differential Equations | ||
Introduction to Mathematical Analysis | ||
Select | 3 | |
Select one of the following: | ||
Introductory Functional Analysis | ||
Intermediate Mathematical Analysis | ||
Introductory Complex Analysis | ||
Select | 3 | |
Select one of the following: | ||
Theory of Numbers | ||
Intermediate Abstract Algebra | ||
Intuitive Concepts in Topology | ||
Select | 9 | |
Select three additional courses of the following or any MAT course 300 level or above: ^{*} | ||
Numerical Analysis and Computing | ||
Numerical Analysis and Computing | ||
Theory of Computation | ||
Algorithm Analysis and Design | ||
Select | 8 | |
Select one option from the following: | ||
Physics Option: | ||
General Physics I with Calculus | ||
General Physics II with Calculus | ||
Chemistry Option: | ||
General Chemistry I | ||
General Chemistry I Laboratory | ||
General Chemistry II | ||
General Chemistry II Laboratory | ||
Biology Option: | ||
Principles of Biology I | ||
Principles of Biology I Laboratory | ||
Principles of Biology II | ||
Principles of Biology II Laboratory |
* | The following courses are not eligible: |
Statistics Concentration Requirements
Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|
Required | 9 | |
Introduction to Computer Science | ||
or CSC 230 | Elementary Data Structures and Algorithms | |
Statistical Methods | ||
Statistical Inference | ||
Additional STA Courses | 9 | |
Select three additional STA courses at the 300 level or above. ^{1} | ||
Select | 6 | |
Select two courses from the following: ^{2} | ||
Numerical Analysis and Computing | ||
Numerical Analysis and Computing | ||
Bioinformatics | ||
Discrete Mathematical Structures | ||
Introduction to Abstract Algebra | ||
Introduction to Discrete Mathematics | ||
Ordinary Differential Equations | ||
Introduction to Mathematical Analysis | ||
Combinatorial Analysis | ||
Stochastic Processes | ||
Stochastic Processes | ||
Financial Mathematics for Actuaries | ||
Recommended ^{3} | 6 | |
Database Systems | ||
Writing for Professionals and Entrepreneurs |
^{1} | One of the courses must be at the 500 level. |
^{3} | The department also recommends these courses and course work in an area of application beyond the GEC requirements (e.g., Biology, Psychology, etc.) |
^{2} | Or any STA course at the 300 level or above. |
† | Counts toward GEC GMT requirement. |
Electives
Electives sufficient to complete the 122 credit hours required for degree.
Mathematics as a Second Major
Requirements for a Second Major in Mathematics are the same as for the Mathematics Major (B.A. or B.S. degree).