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Mathematics Major (B.A.)

Curriculum
For more details on the curriculum requirements and the types of courses you would be taking as a Mathematics Major, visit our Online Course Catalog or take a look at the printable Mathematics Major Brochure.

(Course catalog and major brochure include PDF files. Click here for the Adobe® PDF Reader®)

Students receive a BA in Mathematics by completing 124 total credits of course work. The credits are divided into 56 credits of mathematics major courses and other required courses, 47 credits of general education, and 21 credits for student electives.

A Four Year Plan of Courses to complete the Mathematics major is provided to aid planning schedules.


I. Mathematics Major Requirements (56 credits)

  1. Core Courses (44 credits)
    1. MATH 111, 112, and 211 Calc I, II, and III (12 credits)
    2. MATH 195 First Year Mathematics Seminar (3)
    3. MATH 261 Linear Algebra (3)
    4. MATH 362 Algebraic Structures (3)
    5. MATH 412 Introduction to Real Analysis (3)
    6. MATH 494 Senior Mathematics Seminar (3)
    7. STAT 291 Statistics for Math Sciences I (3)
    8. PHYS 211, 212 General Physics I and II (4,4)
    9. COSC 181 Computer Programming I (3)
    10. STAT 292 Stats for Math Sci II or COSC 182 Computer Programming II (3)
  2. Math Electives (12 credits)
    1. MATH 308 Differential Equations (3)
    2. MATH 341 Math Modeling (3)
    3. MATH 342 Applied Combinatorics (3)
    4. MATH 382 Geometry (3)
    5. MATH 392 History of Mathematics (3)
    6. MATH 405 Introduction to Mathematical Research (3)
    7. STAT 324 Advanced Statistical Methods (3)
    8. STAT 325 Experimental Design (3)
    9. STAT 346 Statistical Methods in Operations Research (3)
    10. STAT 407 Introductory mathematical Statistics (3)

II. General Education Requirements (47 credits)

  1. (1.1) First Year Seminar (3)
  2. (1.2) Oral Communications (3)
  3. (1.3) Created and Called for Community (3)
  4. (2.2) Two of the following (6 credits)
    1. (2.2 A) Social Science
    2. (2.2 B) European History
    3. (2.2 C) U. S. History
  5. (2.3 A) Literature (3)
  6. (2.3 B) Philosophy and Religion (3)
  7. (2.3 C) Arts (3)
  8. (2.4) Language/Cultures (9)
  9. (2.5) Non-Western Studies (2)
  10. (3.1) Bible (3)
  11. (3.2) Christian Beliefs(3)
  12. (4.1) Physical Education: Life Fitness plus 2 activities (3)
  13. (4.2 A) Ethics, World Views, or Pluralism (3)
  14. One Writing Enriched course
 III. Student Electives (21 credits)
Students select these courses. Some students may select a minor in Statistics or Business.

 

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