Mathematics, BS

The program of study for the BS in Mathematics is designed to prepare the graduate for a career in a field that employs professionals with mathematical and/or computer science competence. At the same time, it provides for the student to add courses that will prepare him/her to pursue a graduate degree in either mathematics or computer science.

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum (Areas A-E)42
All Core Curriculum requirements for the BS in Mathematics degree are shown under Core Curriculum in the Graduation Requirements section of the Undergraduate Catalog.
Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F)18
CSCI 1301Computer Science I 10 or 3
or CSCI 1371 Computing for Engineers
MATH 1501Calculus I (1 hour if taken in Area D2 or Area A)1 or 4
MATH 2140Introductory Linear Algebra3
MATH 2502Calculus II 21 or 4
MATH 2503Calculus III4
Select a minimum number of hours for a total of 18 hours in Area F:3
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry Lab I
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry Lab II
Computer Science II
Elementary Statistics (0 hours if taken in Area D2)
Introductory Discrete Math
Principles of Physics I
and Principles of Physics Lab I
Principles of Physics II
and Principles of Physics Lab II
Upper Division Major Requirements15
MATH 3005A Transition to Higher Math3
MATH 3006Communication in Mathematics1
MATH 3110Survey of Algebra3
MATH 3303Differential Equations3
MATH 3520Introduction to Analysis3
MATH 4987Directed Undergrad Research I1
MATH 4988Directed Undergrad Research II1
MATH 4989Senior Capstone Project0
Upper Division Math Electives12
Choose at least three courses from the following:
Applied Statistics
Modern Geometry
Elementary Number Theory
Introduction to Probability
Partial Differential Equations
Numerical Methods
Graph Theory
Choose one additional course from the list above or from the following:
Selected Topics in Mathematics
Choose 33 hours of electives, including at least 12 hours of 3000-level courses or above to complete the graduation requirement for upper division credits. 3
Total Credit Hours120

Other Requirements

The student must also complete one of the following:

  1. Complete a second science sequence for science majors and one 2000 level or above science course, excluding BIOL 2250 Microbiology for Health Sci. and BIOL 2250L Microbiology for Hlth. Sci.Lab.
  2. An approved minor other than Mathematics.

For the BS in Mathematics, no course labeled MATH with a grade of D may be used for credit towards graduation. No more than one (1) D in any course may be used towards credit for graduation.