20112012 Catalog
School of Arts and Sciences
Mathematical Sciences (B.A. or B.S.)

Satisfy Core Curriculum Requirements for students entering college in Fall 1999 or after. See “General Requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree.”

Satisfy the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science.
Bachelor of Arts option – 6 semester hours of sophomore foreign language
Bachelor of Science option  natural sciences with lab (for a total of 11 semester hours of natural sciences)  General Requirements:

Lower Division  COSC 1436 and COSC 1437;MATH 2413 Calculus I; MATH 2414 Calculus II; MATH 2415 Calculus III or MATH 2320 Differential Equations;

Upper Division – ENGL 3430 Professional Writing; MATH 3347 Operations Research; MATH 3361 Linear Algebra; MATH 3391 Probability and Statistics; MATH 4310 Fundamental Concepts of Analysis; MATH 4378 Numerical Analysis; MATH 4391 Probability and Statistics II, MATH 4311 Modern Algebra.

 Concentration/Specialization:
Mathematics
Lower Division or Upper Division  3 semester hours electives (LD electives must have minimal prerequisite of 6 semester hours of calculus.)

Upper Division  18 semester hours, including MATH 3362 Discrete Structures; MATH 3357 Introduction to Higher Geometry; 9 semester hours of mathematics or computer science courses by advisement.


Students seeking teaching certification should see the section on “Secondary Teacher Certification Programs”.

Free electives  Enough electives to fulfill the 120 semester hour requirement and the 54 semester hours of upper division courses.

Students must earn a grade of C or better in any computer science or math course to fill prerequisite requirements.

Students may not transfer any course in computer science or math with a grade of D or F.
These requirements are summarized in the following table:
Mathematical Sciences Plan
I. CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS (42 total core hours required). 
LD  LD/UD  UD  TOTAL 
English Composition  6  6  
College Math or higher  3  3  
Natural Sciences  6  6  
Humanities  3  3  
Visual/Performing Arts  3  3  
U.S. History  6  6  
Political Science  6  6  
Social/Behavioral Science  3  3  
Speech  3  3  
Computer Literacy  3  3  
II. PLAN PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS 
LD 
LD/UD 
UD 
TOTAL 
A. General  
ENGL 3430 Professional Writing  4  4  
(B.A. option) Foreign Language  (6 s.h. in sophomore level courses in same foreign language) 
6  6  
(B.S. option) Additional Natural Science with Labs  5  5  
MATH 2413 and MATH 2414 Calculus for MATH plans  8  8  
MATH 2315 or MATH 2320  3  3  
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I  4  4  
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II  4  4  
MATH 3347 Operations Research  3  3  
MATH 3361 Linear Algebra  3  3  
MATH 3391 Probability & Statistics  3  3  
MATH 4310 Fundamental Concepts of Analysis  3  3  
MATH 4378 Numerical Analysis  3  3  
MATH 4391 Probability and Statistics II  3  3  
MATH 4311 Modern Algebra  3  3  
B. Concentration / Specialization  
Mathematics  
3 s.h. LD/UD electives (w/ prerequisite of 6 s.h. calculus)  3  3  
MATH 3362 Discrete Structures  3  3  
MATH 3357 Introduction to Higher Geometry  3  3  
9 s.h. UD mathematics or computer science courses by advisement 
9  9  
III. FREE ELECTIVES (to fulfill hours’ requirements)  
* TOTAL  120  
* Total must be minimum of 120 s.h. with minimum of 54 s.h. at upper division level. 