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B.S., College of Science

Bachelor of Science Degree

University Core Curriculum Requirements (411)

College of Science Academic Requirements (141)

  • Biological Sciences: 6 hours (not University Core Curriculum Courses)
  • University Core Curriculum Requirements
  • Physical Sciences: 6 hours  (not University Core Curriculum Courses)
  • Supportive Skills: a two semester sequence in a foreign language, or three years of one foreign language in high school with no grade lower than C

Requirements for a Major in Mathematics (451)

  • Mathematics 150, 221, 250, 251 (14)
  • Computer Science 202 or approved substitute (4)
  • At least one course from each of the following groups: (12)

(One group may be waived for students who have a minor in Computer Science)

  1. Group A: Algebra/Discrete Math/Linear Algebra: 319, 349, 421
  2. Group B: Analysis: 352, 450, 452, 455
  3. Group C: Applied Math/Numerical Analysis: 305, 471, 472, 475a
  4. Group D: Probability/Statistics: 380, 480, 483
  • Five additional courses in mathematics numbered above 299 (excluding 300i, 311, 314, 321, 322, 411, 412, 458)

Electives to make a total of 120 credit hours (20)

Total (120)


1 A total of nine hours of biological sciences, mathematics, and physical science course work are accounted for in the 41-hour Core Curriculum Requirement.

-Each student's program must include at least 5 math courses at the 400 level.
-The selected courses must include Math 302.
-Courses taken pass/fail will not count toward the major
-Mathematics majors are required to meet with a departmental advisor for approval of their courses prior to registering each semester.


Mathematics Suggested Curricular Guide, College of Science

FIRST YEAR

FALL

SPRING

 

SECOND YEAR

FALL

SPRING

MATH 1111

4

-

 

MATH 221, Humanities

3

3

MATH 150

-

4

 

MATH 250, 251

4

3

CS 202

-

4

 

MATH 302 or 305

-

3

ENGL 101, 102

3

3

 

Human Health, Social Science

2

3

UCOL101

3

-

 

SPCM 101

3

-

Foreign Language

4

4

 

PLB 200 or ZOOL 118

4

-

 

 

 

 

Biology

-

3

     Total

14

15

 

     Total

16

15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THIRD YEAR

FALL

SPRING

 

FOURTH YEAR

FALL

SPRING

Two 300-400 level Math3

6

6

 

Two 300-400 level Math3

6

6

Humanities, Social Science

3

3

 

Multicultural

3

-

PHYS 205a, 255a2

4

-

 

Fine Arts

-

3

PHYS 205b

-

3

 

Elective

6

6

Elective

2

3

 

 

 

 

     Total

15

15

 

     Total

15

15

 

1Fulfills University Core Curriculum foundation skills

2Fulfills University Core Curriculum science requirement

3Must be approved by a mathematics advisor