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 including COMM 110, ENGL 110, ENGL 120 or ENGL 125, and MATH 165.

A list of approved essential studies courses is available here.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Mathematics, B.S.

  • 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.

Requirements

Core Courses

MATH 105Trigonometry

2

MATH 166Calculus II

4

MATH 265Calculus III

4

MATH 323Probability & Statistics

3

MATH 389Modern Geometry

3

MATH 412Differential Equations

3

MATH 420History and Philosophy of Mathematics

3

MATH 435Theory Of Numbers

3

MATH 443Algebraic Structures with Programming For Majors

3

MATH 480Mathematics Comprehensive

1

Total Credit Hours: 29