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B.S. with Major in Mathematics
All students are urged to take courses in disciplines which make use of mathematics such
as physics, chemistry, engineering, computer science, and biology. Students considering graduate school are strongly urged to take Abstract Algebra, Math 441, and a full year of Analysis, Math 431 and 432.
Required 125 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 60 of which must be from a 4-year institution) including:
I. Essential Studies Requirements
II. Non-Mathematics Requirements
A. Computer Science Requirement (3 credit hours)
- CSci 130 Introduction to Scientific Programming (4 credits)
- CSci 160 Computer Science (4 credits)
- Engineering 200
- Higher level CSCI courses in programming such as CSCI 161, 170, etc.
III. Math Curriculum (38 credit hours)
A. Mathematics Core
- MATH 165 - Calculus I (4 credits)
- MATH 166 - Calculus II (4 credits)
- MATH 207 - Introductory Linear Algebra (2 credits)
- MATH 265 - Calculus III (4 credits)
- MATH 266 - Elementary Differential Equations (3 credits)
- MATH 488 - Senior Capstone (3 credits)
B. Breadth Requirement
One course from each of the following areas (9 credits)
- Theoretical Mathematics: Courses where the emphasis is on development of theory from basic principles: MATH 330, MATH 403 (if not used for category 3), MATH 405, MATH 409, MATH 431, MATH 435, MATH 441, MATH 442.
- Applications of Mathematics: Courses where the emphasis is on applications of mathematics: MATH 352, MATH 412, MATH 415, MATH 425, MATH 460, MATH 461, MATH 471.
- Probability and Statistics: MATH 321, MATH 403 (if not used for category 1), MATH 416, MATH 421.
C. Depth Requirement
Note: Courses used to satisfy C may also be used to satisfy a portion of B.
One of the following sequences (6 credits)
- MATH 352 and MATH 412: Differential Equations
- MATH 408 and MATH 425: Combinatorics and Cryptological Math
- MATH 421 and MATH 422: Statistics
- MATH 431 and MATH 432: Real Analysis
- MATH 435 and MATH 441: Number Theory and Abstract Algebra
- MATH 441 and MATH 442: Linear Algebra and Abstract Algebra
D. Electives
Math courses numbered 208 or higher excluding 277, 377, 400, 477. Students should have enough electives to bring the total credits in mathematics up to at least 38 (3-9 credits)