Mathematics B.S.

Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120

This major provides students with the knowledge, skills, and techniques essential for using mathematics in non-teaching positions in business or industry. This major consists of 29 semester hours in mathematics including completion of the final comprehensive examination (MATH 480). The Bachelor of Science degree requires completion of at least a minor program in a supporting area in conjunction with the major.

Mathematics majors must complete 36 hours of essential studies. The following Essential Studies courses require a minimum grade of "C": COMM 110, ENGL 110, ENGL 120 or ENGL 125. Additional requirements include MATH 165.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • SLO 1: Students will acquire a content knowledge base commensurate with career goals.
  • SLO 2: Students will communicate mathematics information both orally and in writing.
  • SLO 3: Students will apply mathematics in context, including at least one experiential situation, to solve problems.
  • SLO 4: Students will construct and critically analyze mathematical arguments.
  • SLO 5: Students will integrate technology appropriate to their major into their work products.


Core Courses

MATH 105Trigonometry


MATH 166Calculus II


MATH 265Calculus III


MATH 323Probability & Statistics


MATH 389Modern Geometry


MATH 412Differential Equations


MATH 420History and Philosophy of Mathematics


MATH 435Theory Of Numbers


MATH 443Algebraic Structures with Programming For Majors


MATH 480Mathematics Comprehensive


Essential Studies Courses 36 SH

Mathematics Core 29 SH

Elective Courses 18-32 SH

Minors 18-32 SH

Total 120-134 SH

*Minor required