Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree requires completion of the university’s core curriculum requirements and 45 hours of coursework dedicated to the major.

Required Courses (30 hours)

  • (3) CSCI 170 Computer Science 1
  • (4) MATH 170 Calculus I
  • (4) MATH 171 Calculus II
  • (4) MATH 220 Calculus III
  • (3) MATH 225 Foundations of Higher Mathematics
  • (3) MATH 240 Linear Algebra
  • (3) MATH 340 Abstract Algebra I
  • (3) MATH 370 Real Analysis
  • (3) MATH 391/392/393 Mathematics Seminar (1 hour each)

Elective Courses (15 hours)

At least five Elective courses (15 credit hours) must be completed, including at least three Core Electives.  These electives should be chosen under the guidance of the student’s advisor.

Core Electives

  • (3) MATH 230 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations
  • (3) MATH 256 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • (3) MATH 280 Combinatorics
  • (3) MATH 301 Geometry
  • (3) MATH 302 Number Theory
  • (3) MATH 311 Probability Theory
  • (3) MATH 325 Mathematical Modeling
  • (3) MATH 330 Graph Theory
  • (3) MATH 341 Abstract Algebra II
  • (3) MATH 360 Elementary Topology
  • (3) MATH 371 Real Analysis II
  • (3) MATH 380 Introduction to Complex Analysis

Additional Electives

  • (3) CSCI 250 Languages and Automata
  • (3) MATH 257 Data Modeling
  • (3) MATH 300 History of Mathematics
  • (3) MATH 303 Mathematical Logic
  • (3) MATH 312 Statistical Inference
  • (3) MATH 316 Cryptology
  • (3) MATH 321 Numerical Analysis
  • (3) MATH 372 Applied Analysis
  • (3) MATH 385 Secondary Mathematics from an Advanced Perspective
  • (3) MATH 397 Special Study

Science Requirement

As a part of the 9-hour Science requirement for the core curriculum, students must choose any two of the following lecture-lab pairs: BIOL 160-161, BIOL 162-163, CHEM 160-161, CHEM 162-163, PHYS 161-170, and PHYS 163-172.

Notes

  • A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in the student’s mathematics and computer science courses.
  • Students are required to complete the MFT (Major Field Test) in Mathematics.
  • At the completion of MATH 393, students complete a Senior Project presented in a public colloquium.
  • Any student wishing to major in mathematics should consult the chair of the department before registration.