Mathematics Major (B.S.)

120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA.

Program Requirements Overview

General Education Requirements32
World Languages and Cultures Requirements3-9
Major Requirements54
Free Electives31-25
Total Credits120

Major Requirements

Mathematics Core
MATH 122Calculus I4
MATH 221Calculus II4
MATH 222Calculus III4
MATH 225Linear Algebra4
MATH 340Probability3
Mathematics Specialization
MATH 320Transitions to Advanced Mathematics3
MATH 425Advanced Calculus I3
MATH 431Foundations of Modern Algebra3
Mathematics Collateral Requirement
CSIT 111Fundamentals of Programming I3
PHYS 191University Physics I4
PHYS 192University Physics II4
Mathematics Electives
Select 15 credits from the list below.15
Total Credits54

Mathematics Electives

AMAT 262Mathematics of Finance I3
AMAT 362Mathematics of Finance II3
MATH 323Complex Variables3
MATH 325Ordinary Differential Equation4
MATH 360Mathematical Modeling in Biology3
MATH 364Operations Research I3
MATH 369Mathematical Modeling3
MATH 370Mathematics for Teaching3
MATH 398Vector Calculus3
MATH 421Partial Differential Equations3
MATH 426Advanced Calculus II3
MATH 433Theory of Numbers3
MATH 450Foundations of Geometry3
MATH 451Topology3
MATH 460Introduction to Applied Mathematics3
MATH 463Numerical Analysis3
MATH 465Operations Research II3
MATH 485Applied Combinatorics and Graph Theory3
MATH 487Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography3
MATH 490Honors Seminar3
MATH 491Research in Mathematics Education3
MATH 495Special Topics in Advanced Undergraduate Mathematics1-3
MATH 497Mathematics Research I1-3
MATH 498Mathematics Research II1-3
PHYS 368Fluid Mechanics3
STAT 230Data Science and Statistics3
STAT 330Fundamentals of Modern Statistics I4
STAT 341Statistical Computing3
STAT 442Fundamentals of Modern Statistics II3
STAT 443Theory of Statistics3
STAT 481Introduction to Statistical Data Mining3
STAT 487Statistical Genomics3
STAT 495Special Topics in Statistical Science3
STAT 497Statistical Science Research I1-3
 
 
A. New Student Seminar
Complete a 1 credit New Student Seminar course.1
C. Communication
1. Writing 3
2. Literature3
3. Communication3
D. Fine and Performing Arts
Complete a 3 credit Fine and Performing Arts course.3
F. Humanities
1. Great Works and Their Influences3
2. Philosophical and Religious Perspectives 3
G. Computer Science
Fundamentals of Programming I (Fulfilled in the major.)
H. Mathematics
Calculus I (Fulfilled in the major.)
I. Natural Science Laboratory
University Physics I (Fulfilled in the major.)
J. Physical Education
Complete a 1 credit Physical Education course.1
K. Social Science
1. American and European History 3
2. Global Cultural Perspectives3
3. Social Science Perspectives 3
L. Interdisciplinary Studies
Complete a 3 credit Interdisciplinary Studies course.3
Total Credits32

World Languages and Cultures Requirements

Click here for a list of courses that fulfill World Languages and Cultures categories.

World Languages
Based on language placement exam, complete one or two sequential courses in the same language.3-6
World Cultures
Requirement may be fulfilled by course selected in General Education - Social Science: Global Cultural Perspectives.0-3
Total Credits3-9

Recommended Roadmap to Degree Completion

This recommended four-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within four years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MATH 102 New Student Experience for Mathematical Sciences 1
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C1) Writing 3
CSIT 111 Fundamentals of Programming I 3
MATH 122 Calculus I 4
PHYS 191 University Physics I 4
 Credits15
Spring
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C3) Communication 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (J) Physical Education 1
MATH 221 Calculus II 4
PHYS 192 University Physics II 4
 Credits15
Second Year
Fall
GENERAL EDUCATION: (D) Fine and Performing Arts 3
World Language 1 3
MATH 222 Calculus III 4
MATH 320 Transitions to Advanced Mathematics 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits16
Spring
World Language 2 3
MATH 225 Linear Algebra 4
MATH 340 Probability 3
Major Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits16
Third Year
Fall
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F1) Humanities – Great Works and Their Influences 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F2) Humanities – Philosophical and Religious Perspectives 3
MATH 425 Advanced Calculus I 3
Major Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K1) Social Science – American and European History 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K2) Social Science – Global Cultural Perspectives 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K3) Social Science – Social Science Perspectives 3
MATH 431 Foundations of Modern Algebra 3
Major Elective 3
 Credits15
Fourth Year
Fall
GENERAL EDUCATION: (L) Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Major Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
Major Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 4
 Credits13
 Total Credits120