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

Minimum required: 120 semester hours

General Requirements

  1. In addition to the general education core curriculum requirements, the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major in Mathematics requires three additional hours of English literature, three hours of math/science/logic/computer science courses, and six hours of 2000-level modern language courses.

Course Requirements

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
US 11001MATH 24724
ENG 13103ENG 13203
POSI 23103HIST 13103
COMM 13103Life and Physical Sciences Component23
MATH 247114PHIL 1305 or 13203
Social and Behavioral Sciences Component23 
 17 16
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
MATH 33733Select one of the following:3
Modern Language 14104 
Life and Physical Sciences Component24 
 MATH Advanced Elective3
 CS 14284
 Modern Language 14204
 English Literature23
 14 17
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
MATH 33773MATH 33803
MATH 33303MATH Advanced Elective3
Modern Language 23103Modern Language 23203
HIST 13203POSI 23203
 15 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
MATH 43303MATH 43073
Minor3,46MATH 43153
Second English Literature23Minor3,43
Elective2MATH Advanced Elective3
 14 12
Total Hours: 120
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.

See the Academic Services section of this catalog for general education core curriculum requirements.


See the list of minors under the Degrees and Programs section of this catalog. Minor and electives should be chosen in consultation with the academic advisor.


A minimum of 9 writing intensive hours and a total of 36 advanced hours are required to graduate. An advanced course is one that is numbered above 3000 and below 5000. 

MATH Advanced Electives

MATH 3305Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
MATH 3323Differential Equations3
MATH 3325Number Systems3
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 4336Studies in Applied Mathematics3
MATH 4350Introduction to Combinatorics3
MATH 4382The Literature and Modern History of Mathematics and Its Applications3
MATH 4383Numerical Analysis II3