# Mathematics Major (B.A.)

Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|

Core Requirements ^{1} | ||

COR 100 | First Year Seminars: Transitions | 3 |

WRT 101 | Critical Writing | 3 |

PHL 110 | Introduction to Philosophy | 3 |

HST 110 | World Civilization I | 3 |

HST 111 | World Civilization II | 3 |

ENG 210 | Major Authors | 3 |

PHL 210 | Moral Philosophy | 3 |

Theology | 3 | |

EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language | 6 | |

ENG 310 | Literature and Culture | 3 |

Mathematics | 3 | |

Social Science | 3 | |

Natural Science | 3 | |

IDS Interdisciplinary Studies | 3 | |

Religion | 3 | |

COR 400 | Senior Studies: Transformations | 3 |

VPA Visual & Performing Arts | 1 | |

DIV Diversity | 0 | |

Major Requirements | ||

Concentration requirements ^{2} | 12-36 | |

Select one of the following: | 6-7 | |

Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design and Object Oriented Programming | ||

Introduction to Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures and Algorithms | ||

MTH 145 | Calculus I | 4 |

MTH 146 | Calculus II | 4 |

MTH 245 | Calculus III | 4 |

MTH 261 | Linear Algebra | 3 |

MTH 311 | Introduction to Probability Theory | 3 |

MTH 332 | Real Analysis | 4 |

MTH 341 | Abstract Algebra | 3 |

MTH 494 | Preparation for Mathematical Research | 1 |

MTH 495 | Senior Research Project | 3 |

Major Support Requirements | ||

Select one of the PHY, CHM, or BIO science course sequences: | 8 | |

General Physics Scientists/Engineers I and General Physics Laboratory | ||

General Physics Scientists/Engineers II and General Physics Laboratory | ||

Chemical Principles I and Chemical Principles I Laboratory | ||

Chemical Principles II and Chemical Principles II Lab | ||

General Biology I | ||

General Biology II | ||

Foreign Language (intermediate or advanced level recommended) | 3 | |

Free Electives (depends on concentration) | 0-27 | |

Total Credit Hours | 127-136 |

^{1} | Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements. |

^{2} | By the end of the second semester of the sophomore year, the student is expected to select a concentration. The concentrations, and their requirements, are listed separately. |

## Pure Mathematics Concentration

Students must also complete Core requirements.

Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|

Concentration Courses | ||

MTH 260 | Discrete Mathematics | 3 |

Select four additional MTH courses, either from the following list or approved by the department chair: | 12 | |

Differential Equations and Mathematical Modeling | ||

Topics in Number Theory | ||

Combinatorial Mathematics and Graph Theory | ||

Modern Geometry | ||

Intermediate Problem Solving | ||

Intro to Complex Variables | ||

Topology | ||

Total Credit Hours | 15 |

## Applied Mathematics Concentration

Students must also complete Core requirements.

Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|

Concentration Courses | ||

MTH 260 | Discrete Mathematics | 3 |

MTH 303 | Differential Equations and Mathematical Modeling | 3 |

MTH 421 | Numerical Methods | 3 |

MTH 312 | Mathematical Statistics | 3 |

One additional MTH course, either from the following list or approved by the department chair: | 3 | |

Combinatorial Mathematics and Graph Theory | ||

Mathematical Statistics | ||

Applied Statistics | ||

Intro to Complex Variables | ||

Completion of a minor, either from the following list or approved by the department chair: | ||

Computer Science (partially fulfilled by major and concentration requirements) ^{1} | 15 | |

Biology (may be partially fulfilled by major support) ^{2} | 15 | |

Chemistry (may be partially fulfilled by major support) ^{2} | 15 | |

Physics (may be partially fulfilled by major support) ^{2} | 23 | |

Total Credit Hours | 30-38 |

^{1} | Since MTH 260 is cross listed as CSC 281, only 6 additional credit hours are needed to complete this concentration |

^{2} | If this is the same field of study as the science sequence, only 7 additional credit hours are needed to complete this minor. |

## Statistics Concentration

Students must also complete Core requirements.

Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|

Concentration Courses | ||

MTH 260 | Discrete Mathematics | 3 |

MTH 312 | Mathematical Statistics | 3 |

MTH 313 | Applied Statistics | 3 |

Select two additional MTH courses, either from the following list or approved by the department chair: | 6 | |

Differential Equations and Mathematical Modeling | ||

Combinatorial Mathematics and Graph Theory | ||

Numerical Methods | ||

Intro to Complex Variables | ||

Total Credit Hours | 15 |

## Actuarial Science Concentration

Students must also complete Core requirements.

Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|

Concentration Courses | ||

MTH 313 | Applied Statistics | 3 |

Select three additional MTH courses, either from the following list or approved by the department chair: | 9 | |

Differential Equations and Mathematical Modeling | ||

Mathematical Statistics | ||

Intermediate Problem Solving | ||

Numerical Methods | ||

ECO 113 | Principles of Microeconomics | 3 |

ECO 114 | Principles of Macroeconomics | 3 |

ACT 203 | Principles of Accounting I | 3 |

FIN 301 | Managerial Finance | 3 |

FIN 401 | Investments | 3 |

Total Credit Hours | 27 |

The following courses are approved for Validation of Educational Experience credits by Society of Actuaries, Canadian Institute of Actuaries and Casualty Actuarial Society:

Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|

MTH 313 | Applied Statistics | 3 |

FIN 301 | Managerial Finance | 3 |

FIN 401 | Investments | 3 |

ECO 113 | Principles of Microeconomics | 3 |

ECO 114 | Principles of Macroeconomics | 3 |

## Adolescent Education Concentration (Grades 7-12)

Students must also complete Core requirements.

Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|

Concentration Courses | ||

MTH 361 | Modern Geometry | 3 |

MTH 370 | Intermediate Problem Solving | 3 |

Select two additional MTH courses, either from the following list or approved by the department chair: | 6 | |

Differential Equations and Mathematical Modeling | ||

Topics in Number Theory | ||

Combinatorial Mathematics and Graph Theory | ||

Mathematical Statistics | ||

Total Credit Hours | 12 |

For courses required for teacher certification, refer to the Department of Education.

## Dual Childhood/Special Education Concentration (Grades 1-6)

Students must also complete Core requirements.

Code | Title | Credit Hours |
---|---|---|

Concentration Courses | ||

MTH 361 | Modern Geometry | 3 |

MTH 370 | Intermediate Problem Solving | 3 |

Select two additional MTH courses, either from the following list or approved by the department chair: | 6 | |

Differential Equations and Mathematical Modeling | ||

Topics in Number Theory | ||

Combinatorial Mathematics and Graph Theory | ||

Mathematical Statistics | ||

Total Credit Hours | 12 |

For courses required for teacher certification, refer to the Department of Education.

NOTE: This typical program is for all concentrations except education and applied mathematics.

Freshman Year | ||
---|---|---|

First Semester | Credit Hour | |

MTH 145 | Calculus I | 4 |

CSC 175 | Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design | 4 |

Foreign Language | 3 | |

COR 100 | First Year Seminars: Transitions | 3 |

WRT 101 | Critical Writing | 3 |

Credit Hours | 17 | |

Second Semester | ||

MTH 146 | Calculus II | 4 |

CSC 176 | Object Oriented Programming | 3 |

PHL 110 | Introduction to Philosophy | 3 |

EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language | 3 | |

HST 111 | World Civilization II ^{1} |
3 |

Credit Hours | 16 | |

Sophomore Year | ||

First Semester | ||

MTH 245 | Calculus III | 4 |

MTH 261 or MTH 260 |
Linear Algebra or Discrete Mathematics |
3 |

HST 110 | World Civilization I ^{1} |
3 |

PHL 210 | Moral Philosophy | 3 |

Elective ^{2} |
3 | |

Credit Hours | 16 | |

Second Semester | ||

MTH 332 | Real Analysis | 4 |

ENG 210 | Major Authors | 3 |

Theology | 3 | |

Social Science | 3 | |

Select one of the following: ^{2} |
3 | |

Linear Algebra ^{2} |
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Elective |
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Credit Hours | 16 | |

Junior Year | ||

First Semester | ||

MTH 311 | Introduction to Probability Theory | 3 |

Science Elective | 4 | |

Select one of the following: | 3 | |

Abstract Algebra | ||

MTH Concentration |
||

ENG 310 | Literature and Culture | 3 |

Elective ^{2} |
3 | |

Credit Hours | 16 | |

Second Semester | ||

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

Science Elective | 4 | |

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

IDS Interdisciplinary Studies | 3 | |

Elective ^{2} |
3 | |

Credit Hours | 16 | |

Senior Year | ||

First Semester | ||

Select one of the following: | 3 | |

Abstract Algebra | ||

MTH Concentration |
||

COR 400 | Senior Studies: Transformations | 3 |

Elective (DIV) | 3 | |

Elective | 3 | |

Elective ^{2} |
3 | |

Credit Hours | 15 | |

Second Semester | ||

MTH 495 | Senior Research Project | 3 |

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

Religion | 3 | |

Elective (VPA) | 3 | |

Elective | 3 | |

Credit Hours | 15 | |

Total Credit Hours | 127 |

^{1} | HST 110 World Civilization I and HST 111 World Civilization II can be taken in either order. |

^{2} | For the actuarial science concentration, the electives must include ECO 113 Principles of Microeconomics, ECO 114 Principles of Macroeconomics, ACT 203 Principles of Accounting I, FIN 301 Managerial Finance, and FIN 401 Investments. |

## Typical Program for Applied Mathematics Concentration

Freshman Year | ||
---|---|---|

First Semester | Credit Hour | |

MTH 145 | Calculus I | 4 |

CSC 175 | Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design | 4 |

WRT 101 | Critical Writing | 3 |

COR 100 | First Year Seminars: Transitions | 3 |

Foreign Language | 3 | |

Credit Hours | 17 | |

Second Semester | ||

MTH 146 | Calculus II | 4 |

CSC 176 | Object Oriented Programming | 3 |

HST 111 | World Civilization II | 3 |

PHL 110 | Introduction to Philosophy | 3 |

EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language | 3 | |

Credit Hours | 16 | |

Sophomore Year | ||

First Semester | ||

MTH 245 | Calculus III | 4 |

MTH 260 | Discrete Mathematics | 3 |

MTH 261 | Linear Algebra | 3 |

HST 110 | World Civilization I | 3 |

Science Elective | 4 | |

Credit Hours | 17 | |

Second Semester | ||

MTH 303 | Differential Equations and Mathematical Modeling | 3 |

MTH 332 | Real Analysis | 4 |

ENG 210 | Major Authors | 3 |

PHL 210 | Moral Philosophy | 3 |

Science Elective | 4 | |

Credit Hours | 17 | |

Junior Year | ||

First Semester | ||

MTH 311 | Introduction to Probability Theory | 3 |

MTH 341 or MTH 421 |
Abstract Algebra or Numerical Methods |
3 |

ENG 310 | Literature and Culture | 3 |

Minor Course | 3-4 | |

Elective | 3 | |

Credit Hours | 15-16 | |

Second Semester | ||

MTH 312 or MTH 313 |
Mathematical Statistics or Applied Statistics |
3 |

Theology | 3 | |

IDS Interdisciplinary Studies | 3 | |

Minor Course | 3-4 | |

Elective | 3 | |

Credit Hours | 15-16 | |

Senior Year | ||

First Semester | ||

MTH 341 or MTH 421 |
Abstract Algebra or Numerical Methods |
3 |

COR 400 | Senior Studies: Transformations | 3 |

Social Science | 3 | |

Elective (DIV Diversity) | 3 | |

Elective | 3 | |

Credit Hours | 15 | |

Second Semester | ||

MTH 495 | Senior Research Project | 3 |

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

Religion | 3 | |

Elective (VPA Visual & Performing Arts) | 3 | |

Elective | 3 | |

Credit Hours | 15 | |

Total Credit Hours | 127-129 |

## Typical Program for Adolescent Education Concentration (Grades 7-12)

Freshman Year | ||
---|---|---|

First Semester | Credit Hour | |

WRT 101 | Critical Writing | 3 |

MTH 145 | Calculus I | 4 |

Foreign Language | 3 | |

COR 100 | First Year Seminars: Transitions | 3 |

CSC 175 | Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design | 4 |

Credit Hours | 17 | |

Second Semester | ||

PHL 110 | Introduction to Philosophy | 3 |

EDU 105 | Teaching in a Diverse Society | 3 |

MTH 146 | Calculus II | 4 |

CSC 176 | Object Oriented Programming | 3 |

EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language | 3 | |

Credit Hours | 16 | |

Sophomore Year | ||

First Semester | ||

PHL 210 | Moral Philosophy | 3 |

Science Elective | 4 | |

MTH 261 | Linear Algebra | 3 |

MTH 245 | Calculus III | 4 |

EDU 215 | Learning in a Sociocultural Context | 3 |

Credit Hours | 17 | |

Second Semester | ||

HST 111 | World Civilization II | 3 |

Science Elective | 3 | |

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

MTH 332 | Real Analysis | 4 |

EDU 150 | Contemporary Perspectives on Special Ed | 3 |

Credit Hours | 16 | |

Junior Year | ||

First Semester | ||

HST 110 | World Civilization I | 3 |

Theology | 3 | |

MTH 311 | Introduction to Probability Theory | 3 |

Select one of the following: | 3 | |

Abstract Algebra | ||

MTH Concentration |
||

EDU 303 | Multicultural Literacy Methods | 3 |

EDU 315 | Plan,Assessing,Managing Inclusive Clsrm | 3 |

Credit Hours | 18 | |

Second Semester | ||

ENG 210 | Major Authors | 3 |

Religion | 3 | |

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

EDU 325 | Teach/Adapt Curric Content Specialists | 3 |

EDU 335 | Literacy Development in the Content Area | 3 |

Credit Hours | 18 | |

Senior Year | ||

First Semester | ||

MTH 495 | Senior Research Project | 3 |

Select one of the following: | 3 | |

Abstract Algebra | ||

MTH Concentration |
||

COR 400 | Senior Studies: Transformations | 3 |

EDU 401 | Adolescent Education Strategies & Technology | 4 |

ENG 310 | Literature and Culture | 3 |

IDS Interdisciplinary Studies | 3 | |

Credit Hours | 19 | |

Second Semester | ||

EDU 120 | Child Abuse Workshop/SAVE Violence Prev | 0 |

EDU 121 | Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Teacher Certification | 0 |

EDU 122 | Dignity for All Student Act (dasa) Training for Teacher Certification | 0 |

EDU 405 | Preservice Clinical Teaching Seminar | 3 |

EDU 460 | Supervised Preservice Teaching (10-12) | 6 |

EDU 450 | Supervised Preservice Teaching (7-9) | 6 |

Credit Hours | 15 | |

Total Credit Hours | 136 |

NOTE: Students in the Adolescent/Special Education Concentration should consult with their advisor about taking EDU 225 Assessment & Decision Making for Equity/Inclusion and EDU 345 Collabor&Transition Plan Stu Spec Needs

## Typical Program for Dual Childhood/Special Education Concentration (Grades 1-6)

Freshman Year | ||
---|---|---|

First Semester | Credit Hour | |

WRT 101 | Critical Writing | 3 |

MTH 145 | Calculus I | 4 |

Foreign Language | 3 | |

COR 100 | First Year Seminars: Transitions | 3 |

CSC 175 | Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design | 4 |

Credit Hours | 17 | |

Second Semester | ||

EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language | 3 | |

PHL 110 | Introduction to Philosophy | 3 |

EDU 105 | Teaching in a Diverse Society | 3 |

MTH 146 | Calculus II | 4 |

CSC 176 | Object Oriented Programming | 3 |

Credit Hours | 16 | |

Sophomore Year | ||

First Semester | ||

PHL 210 | Moral Philosophy | 3 |

Science Elective | 4 | |

MTH 261 | Linear Algebra | 3 |

MTH 245 | Calculus III | 4 |

EDU 205 | Childhood Learning and Special Needs | 3 |

Credit Hours | 17 | |

Second Semester | ||

Science Elective | 4 | |

HST 111 | World Civilization II | 3 |

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

MTH 332 | Real Analysis | 4 |

EDU 225 | Assessment & Decision Making for Equity/Inclusion | 3 |

Credit Hours | 17 | |

Junior Year | ||

First Semester | ||

HST 110 | World Civilization I | 3 |

Theology | 3 | |

MTH 311 | Introduction to Probability Theory | 3 |

MTH 341 | Abstract Algebra | 3 |

EDU 305 | Prin & Methods of Multicultural Literacy | 3 |

EDU 315 | Plan,Assessing,Managing Inclusive Clsrm | 3 |

Credit Hours | 18 | |

Second Semester | ||

EDU 150 | Contemporary Perspectives on Special Ed | 3 |

Religion | 3 | |

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

EDU 365 | Adapting Literacy Lrn Stu W/Spec Needs | 3 |

EDU 375 | Strategies & Technol for Inclusive Clsrm | 3 |

ENG 210 | Major Authors | 3 |

Credit Hours | 18 | |

Senior Year | ||

First Semester | ||

EDU 120 | Child Abuse Workshop/SAVE Violence Prev | 0 |

EDU 121 | Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Teacher Certification | 0 |

EDU 122 | Dignity for All Student Act (dasa) Training for Teacher Certification | 0 |

EDU 405 | Preservice Clinical Teaching Seminar | 3 |

EDU 430 | Supervised Preservice Teach/Grades 1-6 | 6 |

EDU 431 | Supervised Preservice Teach (SPE 1-6) | 6 |

Credit Hours | 15 | |

Second Semester | ||

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

MTH 495 | Senior Research Project | 3 |

MTH Concentration | 3 | |

COR 400 | Senior Studies: Transformations | 3 |

ENG 310 | Literature and Culture | 3 |

IDS Interdisciplinary Studies | 3 | |

Credit Hours | 18 | |

Total Credit Hours | 136 |