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.
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).
|College Math or higher||3||3|
II. PLAN PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
|ENGL 3430 Professional Writing||4||4|
| (B.A. option) Foreign Language - (6 s.h. in sophomore level
courses in same foreign language)
|(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|
|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
|III. FREE ELECTIVES (to fulfill hours’ requirements)|
* Total must be minimum of 120 s.h. with minimum of 54 s.h. at upper division level.