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

Minimum required: 120 semester hours

Course Requirements

Freshman
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
Sophomore
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
MATH 33733MATH 33303
Minor33Minor33
Life and Physical Sciences Component24CS 14284
Electives1,3,4,53English Literature23
 MATH 33773
 13 16
Junior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
Select one of the following:3MATH Advanced Electives6
 Minor3,43
 POSI 23203
 Electives1,3,4,53
  
MATH 33803 
Minor3,43 
HIST 13203 
Electives1,3,4,53 
 15 15
Senior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
MATH 43303MATH 43073
MATH Advanced Elective3MATH 43153
Electives1,3,4,54Minor3,46
English Literature63Elective3
 13 15
Total Hours: 120
1

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 

2

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

3

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. 

4

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.

5

If two years of the same foreign language were taken in high school, then no additional foreign language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of such high school foreign language, two semesters of the same modern language must be taken at the college level.

6

May be an additional sophomore level English Literature or ENG 3303, Technical Writing 

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