Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in 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. Students pursuing this B.S. degree program are required to complete an additional 3 hours of English beyond the general education core curriculum.  Students may select from the following English courses.  
    ENG 2310British Literature before 17853
    ENG 2320British Literature since 17853
    ENG 2330World Literature before 16003
    ENG 2340World Literature since 16003
    ENG 2359US Literature before 18653
    ENG 2360US Literature since 18653
    ENG 3303Technical Writing3
  6. 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 0303
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 33303
Minor3Minor3
Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0304CS 14284
Electives3ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
 MATH 33773
 13 16
Junior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3MATH Advanced Electives6
MATH 33803Minor3
Minor3POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3Electives3
Electives3 
 15 15
Senior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
MATH 43303MATH 43073
MATH Advanced Elective3MATH 43153
Electives4Minor6
ENG 3303 (or ENG Literature)3Elective3
 13 15
Total Hours: 120

MATH Advanced Electives

MATH 3305Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
MATH 3323Differential Equations3
MATH 3325Number Systems3
MATH 3348Determinisitic Operations Research3
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