Mathematics, Bachelor of Science

Program Requirements for Mathematics Majors (48 credits)

Students in this program will:

  1. develop attitudes of mind and analytical skills required for the efficient use and understanding of mathematics;
  2. be able to abstract from the particular to the general and understand how to construct a proof of a mathematical statement.
  3. be able to build mathematical models of real world situations;
  4. have competency in the use of computers as a tool in mathematical problem- solving;
  5. be able to work independently on problems in mathematics;
  6. have an understanding of the origin and historical development of basic mathematical concepts.

Required Courses:

CS 142Programming in C++

3

MATH 211Calculus I

4

MATH 212Calculus II

4

MATH 213Calculus III

4

 

MATH 155Statistics for Behavioral/Social Science

3

Or

MATH 220Introduction to Probability and?Statistics

3

 

MATH 219History of Mathematics

3

MATH 321Abstract Algebra

3

MATH 322Linear Algebra

2

MATH 322LLinear Algebra Lab

1

MATH 495Senior Seminar

1

PHYS 303General Physics I

3

PHYS 303LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 304General Physics II

3

PHYS 304LGeneral Physics II Laboratory

1

Required Program Electives:

List A (6 credits) Mathematics majors must choose two courses from this list.

CS 314Math Models/Computer Technique

3

MATH 323Theory of Numbers

3

MATH 324College Geometry

3

MATH 456Mathematical Statistics

3

List B (6 credits) Mathematics majors must choose two courses from this list.

MATH 311Differential Equations

3

MATH 420Discrete Mathematics

3

MATH 425Topology

3

MATH 430Analysis of A Real Variable

3

MATH 440Analysis of A Complex Variable

3

General Electives - Mathematics majors must choose an additional 33 credits of general electives.