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  Sep 25, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Mathematics (MATH) - BS Major

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65-66 S.H. (No minor required)

2.0 GPA required.

C grade or better required in major courses.

B grade or better required in MATH 212 - Calculus I  and MATH 213 - Calculus II .

The BS Mathematics Program provides students with an extended program in the techniques, applications, and theories of mathematics. Consequently, all BS mathematics majors must complete a significant amount of course work beyond the Departmental Core. These additional courses are designed to expose the student to a diverse range of mathematical topics, provide in-depth rigorous study in a focused area, and supply the experience of an independent project. The BS Mathematics major is designed to prepare students for graduate school in mathematics or other technical disciplines.

Mathematics BS Major Map  

Mathematics Core (38 S.H.)

Techniques of Continuous Mathematics (12 S.H.)

Techniques of Discrete Mathematics (11-12 S.H.)

Continuous Mathematics (6 S.H.)

Discrete Mathematics (6 S.H.)


MATH 337 - Probability  is recommended for students double-majoring in Statistics (STAT) - BS Major .

Advanced Study (3 S.H.)

Choose one:


Professional Skills (6 S.H.)

An independent project in mathematics is required for all students earning a Mathematics (MATH) - BS Major in mathematics. The project will address a topic that is significantly beyond the standard undergraduate curriculum and will result in a product that is disseminated both orally and in written form.


† This course is offered as an arranged course only. Students should coordinate with their academic advisor during their sophomore year to complete this requirement. Students are required to complete a total of 3 S.H. of  MATH 490 - Independent Problems in Mathematics  (Independent Problems in Mathematics), possibly taken over the course of several semesters. Students completing an independent project in a summer research program or an internship in mathematics or in another technical discipline may, in close consultation with their academic advisors, choose to substitute an additional MATH elective course (numbered ◆ MATH 347 - Number Theory  or above) for this requirement.

Electives (9 S.H.)

Choose at least 3 S.H. from List A, at least 3 S.H. from List B, and at least 3 S.H. of upper division mathematics.

Programming Elective (3-4 S.H.)

Choose one:


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

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