Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Applied Mathematics

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.
  2. Majors must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  3. Majors must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors.
  4. Nine semester credit hours must be writing intensive (WI).
  5. If two years of the same language are taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of such high school language, two semesters of the same modern language must be taken at the college level.

Course Requirements

Freshman
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
US 11001MATH 24724
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3HIST 1310 (American History Component Code 060)3
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 030 (PHYS 1430 is recommended.)3
MATH 2471 (Mathematics Component Code 020)14PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 040)3
Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803 
 17 16
Sophomore
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
MATH 33733MATH 33053
Minor3Minor3
Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0304CS 14284
MATH 23583ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
 MATH 33233
 13 16
Junior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3MATH 33773
MATH 33303MATH Advanced Elective3
CS 23083Minor3
Minor3POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3Electives3
 15 15
Senior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
MATH 33803MATH Advanced Electives6
Minor3Minor3
Electives6Electives4
ENG 33033 
 15 13
Total Hours: 120
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Even though MATH 2471 is the first required mathematics course, some students will need to take courses numbered below 2471. Credit examinations in MATH 1315, MATH 2417, and MATH 2471 are available.

MATH Advanced Electives

MATH 3348Determinisitic Operations Research3
MATH 3375Engineering Mechanics3
MATH 3383Numerical Analysis I3
MATH 3398Discrete Mathematics II3
MATH 4305Probability and Statistics3
MATH 4306Fourier Series and Boundary Value Problems3
MATH 4307Modern Algebra3
MATH 4315Analysis II3
MATH 4336Studies in Applied Mathematics3
MATH 4350Introduction to Combinatorics3
MATH 4383Numerical Analysis II3