Mathematics

Bachelor of Science degree, Mathematics, Pure Mathematics Emphasis

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Recommended for students preparing for advanced studies in mathematics or employment in industry or business.

All courses to be counted in the major and minor (Mathematics and Mathematics Education) must be passed with a “C” or better. Students must take an approved comprehensive examination in mathematics during their senior year, passing with a score at least in the 25th percentile.

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Degree Requirements

Course Number and Title Credits
General Education Core  
Core Course Requirements (must take MATH 1210) 17-18
Knowledge Areas Requirements (must take PHYS 2210/2215) 16
University Requirements  
Experiential Education (3 Credits)  
UNIV 1010 Introduction to Experiential Education 1
UNIV 3925 EER Proposal 1
UNIV 4925 Synthesis and Reflection 1
BS Degree – Math or Science minimum requirement (12 hours)  
Program Prerequisites (7 hours)  
MATH 1050 College Algebra (prerequisite for MATH 1210 Calculus I) 4
MATH 1060 Trigonometry (prerequisite for MATH 1210 Calculus I) 3
Core Requirements (51 hours)  
MATH 1220 Calculus II 4
MATH 2210 Calculus III 4
MATH 2270 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 2280 Differential Equations 3
MATH 3120 Foundations of Algebra & Analysis 3
MATH 3700 Probability and Statistics 4
MATH 4220 Abstract Algebra 3
MATH 4400 Advanced Calculus I 3
MATH 4410 Advanced Calculus II 3
MATH 4580 Complex Analysis 3
MATH 4990 Capstone Seminar 3
CSIS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming OR CSIS 1410 Object Oriented Programming 3
Electives:  CSIS 4550 or any upper division math courses (3000-4000 level), except Math 3140 or Math 4900 12
Other Electives  
Free Electives (minor not required) 25
Total Credits, B.S. degree 120