# Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Major in Mathematics

## Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

## General Requirements

- 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.
- In addition to the general education core curriculum requirements, the Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) requires three additional hours of English literature, three hours of mathematics, science, logic, or computer science courses, a minor and six hours of 2000-level modern language courses. Most students will have to complete the 1410 and 1420 language courses as prerequisites before attempting the 2310 course.
- Nine hours of writing intensive (WI) courses are required for graduation.
- Students must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors.
- Students must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
- The minimum number of hours required for this degree program is 120. The number of free elective hours a student will complete depends on the number of hours a student may need to achieve the required 120 total or 36 advanced hours.

## Course Requirements

Freshman | |||
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First Semester | Hours | Second Semester | Hours |

US 1100 | 1 | MATH 2472 (TCCN MATH 2414) | 4 |

ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010 [TCCN ENGL 1301]) | 3 | ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010 [TCCN ENGL 1302]) | 3 |

POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2306]) | 3 | Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 | 3 |

COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091) [TCCN SPCH 1311] | 3 | American History Component Code 060 | 3 |

MATH 2471 (Mathematics Component Code 020 [TCCN 2413])^{1} | 4 | PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040 [TCCN PHIL 1301 or 2306]) | 3 |

Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080 | 3 | ||

17 | 16 | ||

Sophomore | |||

First Semester | Hours | Second Semester | Hours |

MATH 2393 (TCCN MATH 2315) | 3 | ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050 [TCCN HUMA 1315]) | 3 |

Minor | 3 | MATH Advanced Elective | 3 |

Modern Language 1410 | 4 | CS 1428 (TCCN COSC 1437) | 4 |

Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 | 4 | Modern Language 1420 | 4 |

ENG Lit (Component Area Option Code 090/094) [TCCN ENGL 2322, ENGL 2323, ENGL 2332, ENGL 2333, ENGL 2327, ENGL 2328] | 3 | ||

14 | 17 | ||

Junior | |||

First Semester | Hours | Second Semester | Hours |

MATH 3377 | 3 | MATH 3380 | 3 |

MATH 3330 | 3 | MATH Advanced Elective | 3 |

Minor | 3 | Minor | 3 |

Modern Language 2310 | 3 | Modern Language 2320 | 3 |

American History Component Code 060 | 3 | POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2305]) | 3 |

15 | 15 | ||

Senior | |||

First Semester | Hours | Second Semester | Hours |

MATH 4330 | 3 | MATH 4307 | 3 |

Minor | 6 | MATH 4315 | 3 |

BA ENG Literature [TCCN ENGL 2322, ENGL 2323, ENGL 2332, ENGL 2333, ENGL 2327, ENGL 2328] | 3 | Minor | 3 |

Elective | 2 | MATH Advanced Elective | 3 |

14 | 12 | ||

Total Hours: 120 |

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### MATH Advanced Electives

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

MATH 3305 | Introduction to Probability and Statistics | 3 |

MATH 3323 | Differential Equations | 3 |

MATH 3325 | Number Systems | 3 |

MATH 3348 | Determinisitic Operations Research | 3 |

MATH 3383 | Numerical Analysis I | 3 |

MATH 3398 | Discrete Mathematics II | 3 |

MATH 4305 | Probability and Statistics | 3 |

MATH 4306 | Fourier Series and Boundary Value Problems | 3 |

MATH 4327 | Introduction to Complex Analysis and Its Applications | 3 |

MATH 4336 | Studies in Applied Mathematics | 3 |

MATH 4337A | Topological Data Analysis | 3 |

MATH 4337B | Research in Discrete Mathematics | 3 |

MATH 4337C | Numerical Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations | 3 |

MATH 4350 | Introduction to Combinatorics | 3 |

MATH 4383 | Numerical Analysis II | 3 |

MATH 4393 | Introduction to Finite Element Methods | 3 |