MAJOR IN MATHEMATICS (Bachelor of Arts)

A student majoring in mathematics must complete 46 quarter hours in the major. In addition, the student must complete the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. Senior students are required to take the Major Field Achievement Test (MFAT) in mathematics.
 
Major Requirements:
MATH181, 281-283Analytic Geometry and Calculus I-IV 16
MATH289Linear Algebra and Its Applications 3
MATH312Ordinary Differential Equations 4
MATH451, 452Advanced Calculus 6
MATH461Abstract Algebra 4
MATH496Seminar 1
Electives (must include at least one of 12
  MATH 442, 453 or 462; 11 must be upper 
  division) 
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46

 
Electives must be chosen in consultation with and approved by the academic adviser assigned by the department chair. Credit will not be given toward the major for mathematics courses with numbers below 181. Students seeking a teaching endorsement should consult with the certification officer in the School of Education and Psychology.
 

Cognate:

CPTR141Introduction to Programming 4

 


MAJOR IN MATHEMATICS (Bachelor of Science)

A student majoring in mathematics must complete 57 quarter hours in the major, consisting of the core requirements and one of three options. In addition, the student must complete the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. A student contemplating graduate work is encouraged to take a foreign language sequence. Senior students are required to take the Major Field Achievement Test (MFAT) in mathematics.
 
Core Requirements:
MATH181, 281-283Analytic Geometry and Calculus I-IV 16
MATH289Linear Algebra and Its Applications 3
MATH 312Ordinary Differential Equations 4
MATH496Seminar 1
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24

OPTION: Preparation for Graduate Study

MATH451, 452, 453Advanced Calculus 9
MATH461, 462, 463Abstract Algebra 12
Electivesi 12
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33

OPTION: Preparation for Secondary Teaching

MATH250Discrete Mathematics 4
MATH315Probability and Statistics 4
MATH321Geometry 4
MATH451, 452Advanced Calculus 6
MATH461Abstract Algebra 4
Electivesi 11
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33

OPTION: Applied Mathematics

MATH315Probability and Statistics 4
MATH341Numerical Analysis 4
MATH351Operations Research 4
MATH442Advanced Numerical Analysis 4
Two of the following courses:
MATH451, 452Advanced Calculus6-8
MATH 461, 462Abstract Algebra
Electives* 9-11
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33

 
Electives must be chosen in consultation with and approved by the academic adviser assigned by the department chair. Credit will not be given for mathematics courses with numbers below 181. Students seeking a teaching endorsement should consult with the certification officer in the School of Education and Psychology.
 

Cognates:

CPTR141Introduction to Programming 4
BIOL101, 102, 103General Biology11-12
   or
CHEM141, 142, 143General Chemistry
CHEM144, 145, 146General Chemistry Laboratory
   or
CPTR 142, 143Data Structures
And one of the following CPTR courses:
CPTR215Assembly Language Programming
CPTR324Scientific Computer Applications
CPTR355Computer Graphics
PHYS251, 252, 253Principles of Physics 9
PHYS254, 255, 256Principles of Physics Lab 3

 


MINOR IN MATHEMATICS

A student minoring in mathematics must complete 28 quarter hours: Electives (6 must be upper division) 28
 
Electives must be chosen in consultation with and approved by the academic adviser assigned by the department chair. Credit will not be given toward the minor for mathematics courses with numbers below 181. Students seeking a teaching endorsement should consult with the certification officer in the School of Education and Psychology.