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2014-15 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Senior Assessment Graduation Requirements

Current Guidelines

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics requires the following core courses:

MTH 151 Calculus I 4 sh
MTH 251  Calculus II  4 sh
MTH 252 Multivariable Calculus and Analytic Geometry 4 sh
 

Total Core Courses

12 sh

Students must also complete one of the following concentrations, in addition to the core courses:

Applied mathematics concentration

MTH 241 Discrete Structures 4 sh
MTH 349 Applied Matrix Theory 4 sh


 Choose one course from the following: 4 sh

MTH 220/STS 212 Statistics in Application               
MTH 243 Applied Mathematical Modeling
MTH 329/STS 341 Probability and Statistics                                                                           

Plus:

A 300/400 level MTH course or course from an allied field, approved by the mathematics department:(excluding MTH 308 and MTH 309): *

MTH 359 Differential Equations 4 sh
CSC 130 Computer Science I                                       4 sh

A related experiential/capstone experience approved by the department: 2-4 sh

MTH/STS 460 Seminar I                                                                                                       
MTH 481 Internship in Mathematics                          
MTH 499 Independent Research
 

Total (including core courses)

38-40 sh

Pure mathematics concentration

MTH 239 Linear Algebra                              4 sh
MTH 330 Mathematical Reasoning 4 sh
MTH electives*
May include one course approved by the mathematics department from an allied field.
At least 4 hours need to be from MTH course(s) at the 400 level. Excludes MTH 110, MTH 208, MTH 209, MTH 308 and MTH 309
12 sh          

A related course from outside of the mathematics department approved by the mathematics department.* 4 sh
Approved courses include:

CSC 130 Computer Science I
PHY 201 General Physics I               
PHY 221  University Physics

A related experiential/capstone experience approved by the department: 2-4 sh

MTH/STS 460 Seminar I
MTH 481 Internship in Mathematics
MTH 499 Independent Research
 

Total (including core courses)       

38-40 sh

*The electives and the related course from outside of mathematics are expected to form a cohesive plan and must be approved by the mathematics department.

Teacher licensure concentration

MTH/STS 212 Statistics in Application 4 sh
MTH 239 Linear Algebra 4 sh
MTH 308 Mathematics for Middle Grades & Secondary Teachers 4 sh
MTH 309 21st Century Technology in Mathematics 1 sh
MTH 329/STS 341 Probability and Statistics 4 sh
MTH 335 Modern Geometry 4 sh
MTH 330 Mathematical Reasoning 4 sh
MTH 430 Abstract Algebra 4 sh

Choose one course from the following:

  • CSC 130 Computer Science I 
  • PHY 201 General Physics I 
  • PHY 221 University Physics I
4 sh
Set of professional courses   40 sh
 

Total (including core courses)

85 sh

A student completing a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with the teacher licensure concentration can earn a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with teacher licensure by successfully completing MTH 455, MTH 460 and MTH 461.

Bachelor of Science

A Bachelor of Science in Mathematics requires the following courses:

MTH 151 Calculus I 4 sh
MTH 239 Linear Algebra 4 sh
MTH 251 Calculus II 4 sh
MTH 252 Multivariable Calculus and Analytic Geometry 4 sh
MTH 330 Mathematical Reasoning 4 sh
MTH 430 Abstract Algebra 4 sh
MTH 455 Analysis 4 sh
MTH/STS 460 Seminar I 2 sh
MTH/STS 461 Seminar II 2 sh

 One course selected from: 4 sh

MTH 335 Modern Geometry
MTH 329/STS 341 Probability and Statistics
MTH 326 Theory of Computation
MTH 359 Differential Equations
MTH 445 Numerical Analysis

MTH elective(s) at the 300-400 level (excluding MTH 308, MTH 309 and MTH 481)                   4 sh 
   

Plus      


CSC 130                       Computer Science I

     4 sh  
One CSC course numbered 200 or above        4  sh  
PHY 221                      University Physics I      4 sh  
PHY 222                      University Physics II      4 sh
Total  

   56 sh

 

A Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics requires the following courses:

MTH 151 Calculus I 4 sh
MTH 251 Calculus II 4 sh
MTH 252 Multivariable Calculus and Analytic Geometry 4 sh
MTH 241 Discrete Structures 4 sh
MTH 243 Applied Mathematical Modeling 4 sh
MTH 359 Differential Equations 4 sh
MTH 445 Numerical Analysis 4 sh

One course selected from: 4 sh

MTH 220/STS 212 Statistics in Application
MTH 329/STS 341 Probability and Statistics

One course selected from: 4 sh

MTH 239 Linear Algebra
MTH 349 Applied Matrix Theory

 Two 300/400 MTH classes (excluding MTH 308 and 309), or a sequence of two courses from an allied field approved by the mathematics department:* 8 sh

CSC 130 Computer Science I 4 sh
  One CSC course numbered 200 or above 4 sh

A related experiential/capstone experience approved by the department: 4 sh

MTH /STS 460/461 Seminar I/II
MTH 481 Internship in Mathematics
MTH 499 Independent Research
 

Total                                                              

56 sh

This page was updated June 30, 2014.