Requirements for the B.A. and B.S. in Mathematics

(38-60 credits as listed below, with Undergraduate Curriculum requirements and electives to total 128 credits)

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

The Bachelor of Arts degree program prepares students for teaching mathematics at the elementary and secondary school level and for jobs in industry and business. It can serve as a second major for students specializing in other fields.

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

The Bachelor of Science degree program involves a deeper investigation of both mathematics and applied sciences and prepares students for graduate study, teaching and work in programming and research. Career options include business, government, industry, teaching positions at all levels from elementary through university, and actuarial science positions.

Common Curriculum for both degree programs

(26-28 credits as listed below)

1. Five courses in Mathematics

  • MA 201, 202, 203 Calculus I, II, III
  • MA 221 Linear Algebra
  • MA 225 Writing Mathematics: A Transition to Higher Mathematics

2. The following course:

  • CS 201 Problem-Solving with Programming and Algorithms I

3. MA 490 Mathematics Capstone (1 credit) plus completion of a Capstone project linked to one of the following three courses:

  • MA 330, MA 343, MA 352.

Additional Requirements For the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Mathematics

(12 credits as listed below)

1. Two courses in Mathematics chosen from the following:

  • MA 302 Introduction to Analysis
  • MA 322 Abstract Algebra I
  • MA 341 Probability

2. Two Mathematics elective at the 300 level

For the Bachelor of Science (B.S) in Mathematics

(32 credits as listed below)

1. Three courses in Mathematics

  • MA 302 Introduction to Analysis
  • MA 322 Abstract Algebra I
  • MA 341 Probability

2. Three Mathematics electives at the 300 level

3. The following courses:

  • PH 211, 212 Conceptual Physics I, II

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