Mathematics (B.S.) (Combined B.S./M.A. Social Research and Analysis)

A Combined Degree program enables undergraduate students to enroll in graduate courses in their senior year, which can be counted towards the completion of both their Bachelor's and Master's degree requirements.  The ability to take these "swing courses" allows students to earn both their Bachelor's and Master's degrees in a shortened period of time, typically within five years.  Undergraduate students interested in this option can find more information regarding program requirements on the University's Combined Programs website.

Program Requirements

Students in this combined degree program must complete the requirements for:

Mathematics (B.S.)

Social Research and Analysis (M.A.)

Graduate Swing Courses

A combined degree program allows students to complete 6-12 graduate credits ("graduate swing courses") while enrolled as an undergraduate. These courses count for both their bachelor and master’s degrees.  Graduate swing courses will count toward undergraduate free electives, unless noted otherwise.

The Graduate Swing Courses for this program:

SOCI 510Applied Quantitative Methods3
SOCI 538Survey Research3
SOCI 556Data Analysis3
SOCI 569Interviews and Focus Groups3
Total Credits12

Recommended Roadmap to Degree(s)

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

Fifth year courses are taken at the graduate level, after matriculation into the graduate portion of this combined degree program.

First Year
MATH 1021GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature3
CSIT 1113GENERAL EDUCATION: (J) Physical Education1
MATH 1224MATH 2214
PHYS 1914PHYS 1924
 15 15
Second Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (D) Fine and Performing Arts3World Language 23
World Language 13MATH 3403
MATH 2224Major Elective3
MATH 2254Free Elective3
Free Elective3Free Elective3
 17 15
Third Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F1) Humanities – Great Works and Their Influences3GENERAL EDUCATION: (K1) Social Science – American and European History3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F2) Humanities – Philosophical and Religious Perspectives3GENERAL EDUCATION: (K2) Social Science – Global Cultural Perspectives3
MATH 3203GENERAL EDUCATION: (K3) Social Science – Social Science Perspectives3
Major Elective3MATH 4313
Major Elective3Major Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (L) Interdisciplinary Studies3Major Elective3
World Cultures3SOCI 5563
MATH 4253SOCI 5383
SOCI 5103Free Elective4
SOCI 5693 
 15 13
Total Credits 120