Mathematics, Bachelor of Science

120 credits

The general purpose of this degree is to provide a program of study in mathematics fostering general mathematical reasoning and the development of the mathematical tools needed for success. Students wishing to pursue a career as a certified mathematics teacher should choose either the Middle School Teacher Certification or Secondary Teacher Certification option.

Degree Requirements


Courses required for the Option are shown in boldface.
MA 2400 Introduction to Formal Mathematics (MATH) 3
MA 2550 Calculus I (QRCO) 4
MA 2560 Calculus II (QRCO) 4
MA 2700 Logic, Proofs, and Axiomatic Systems (WRCO) 3
MA 3120 Linear Algebra 3
MA 3200 Discrete Mathematics 3
MA 3500 Probability and Statistics for Scientists 3
MA 3510 Differential Equations 3
MA 3540 Calculus III 4
MA 4140 Abstract Algebra (WRCO) 3
MA 4430 Numerical Analysis (TECO) 3
MA 4510 Introduction to Analysis 3
Mathematics electives - complete 12 credits from the following: 12
MA 3130 Directed Research in Mathematics
MA 3230 College Geometries (TECO) (WRCO)
MA 3280 Regression Analysis
MA 3460 History of Mathematics (GACO) (WRCO)
MA 4220 Topics in Mathematics
MA 4350 Probability Theory
Computer Science elective - complete one of the following: 2-4
CS 2370 Introduction to Programming
CS 2400 Scientific Programming
CS 2470 Systems Programming in C/C++
General Education:
EN 1200 Composition 3
IS 1111 The First Year Seminar: Critical Thinking and the Nature of Inquiry 3
CTDI Creative Thought Directions 6
PPDI Past and Present Directions 6
SIDI Scientific Inquiry Directions 6-8
SSDI Self and Society Directions 6
DICO Diversity Connection 3
GACO Global Awareness Connection 3
INCO Integration Connection 3
WECO Wellness Connection 3
Electives 25-21

Students must receive a grade of C or better in all MA courses required in their degree program. A grade of C or better must be earned in any MA prerequisite course before enrolling in the post-requisite course.

*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.