# Mathematics Major (Bachelor of Science)

A student majoring in mathematics must complete 57 quarter hours in the major, consisting of the core requirements and one of four options. In addition, the student must complete the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. A student contemplating graduate work is encouraged to take a foreign language sequence. Senior students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) in mathematics.

### Core Requirements:

MATH 181 | Analytic Geometry and Calculus I | 4 |

MATH 281 | Analytic Geometry and Calculus II | 4 |

MATH 282 | Analytic Geometry and Calculus III | 4 |

MATH 283 | Analytic Geometry and Calculus IV | 4 |

MATH 289 | Linear Algebra and its Applications | 3 |

MATH 312 | Ordinary Differential Equations | 4 |

MATH 496 | Seminar | 1 |

MATH 497 | Seminar | 1 |

Total Credit Hours: | 25 |

### Cognates:

(For all concentrations except Actuarial Studies)CPTR 141 | Introduction to Programming | 4 |

PHYS 251 | Principles of Physics | 3 |

PHYS 252 | Principles of Physics | 3 |

PHYS 253 | Principles of Physics | 3 |

PHYS 254 | Principles of Physics Laboratory | 1 |

PHYS 255 | Principles of Physics Laboratory | 1 |

PHYS 256 | Principles of Physics Laboratory | 1 |

#### Select one of the following sequences:

BIOL 141 | General Biology | 4 |

BIOL 142 | General Biology | 4 |

BIOL 143 | General Biology | 4 |

or | ||

CHEM 141 | General Chemistry | 3 |

CHEM 142 | General Chemistry | 3 |

CHEM 143 | General Chemistry | 3 |

CHEM 144 | General Chemistry Laboratory | 1 |

CHEM 145 | General Chemistry Laboratory | 1 |

CHEM 146 | General Chemistry Laboratory | 1 |

or | ||

CPTR 142 | Data Structures, Algorithms, and Objects I | 4 |

CPTR 143 | Data Structures, Algorithms,and Objects II | 4 |

and | ||

CPTR | One Additional CPTR Course | 3-4 |

## Concentration: Actuarial Studies

This option prepares the student to take the first actuarial examination. Students preparing for the second examination should consult with their advisers.

### Required Courses:

MATH 315 | Probability and Statistics | 4 |

MATH 316 | Regression and Time Series Analysis | 4 |

MATH 341 | Numerical Analysis | 4 |

MATH 451 | Advanced Calculus | 4 |

MATH 452 | Advanced Calculus | 3 |

MATH | Electives | 13 |

Total Credit Hours: | 32 |

Electives: Electives must be chosen in consultation with and approved by the academic adviser assigned by the department chair. Credit will not be given for mathematics courses with numbers below 181. **Students seeking a teaching endorsement should consult with the certification officer in the School of Education and Psychology.**

### Actuarial Studies Cognates:

CPTR 141 | Introduction to Programming | 4 |

ACCT 201 | Principles of Accounting | 4 |

ACCT 202 | Principles of Accounting | 3 |

ECON 211 | Principles of Macroeconomics | 4 |

ECON 212 | Principles of Microeconomics | 4 |

FINA 351 | Managerial Finance | 4 |

FINA 365 | Risk and Insurance | 4 |

FINA 441 | Financial Markets and Institutions (or ECON 441) | 4 |

## Concentration: Applied Mathematics

### Required Courses:

MATH 315 | Probability and Statistics | 4 |

MATH 341 | Numerical Analysis | 4 |

MATH 316 | Regression and Time Series Analysis | 4 |

or | ||

MATH 413 | Partial Differential Equations | 4 |

MATH | Electives | 12-13 |

#### Select two of the following courses: 7-8

MATH 451 | Advanced Calculus | 4 |

MATH 452 | Advanced Calculus | 3 |

MATH 461 | Abstract Algebra | 4 |

MATH 462 | Abstract Algebra | 4 |

Total Credit Hours: | 32 |

Electives: Electives must be chosen in consultation with and approved by the academic adviser assigned by the department chair. Credit will not be given for mathematics courses with numbers below 181. **Students seeking a teaching endorsement should consult with the certification officer in the School of Education and Psychology.**

## Concentration: Preparation for Graduate Study in Mathematics

### Required Courses:

MATH 451 | Advanced Calculus | 4 |

MATH 452 | Advanced Calculus | 3 |

MATH 453 | Advanced Calculus | 3 |

MATH 461 | Abstract Algebra | 4 |

MATH 462 | Abstract Algebra | 4 |

MATH 463 | Abstract Algebra | 4 |

MATH | Electives | 10 |

Total Credit Hours: | 32 |

Electives: Electives must be chosen in consultation with and approved by the academic adviser assigned by the department chair. Credit will not be given for mathematics courses with numbers below 181. **Students seeking a teaching endorsement should consult with the certification officer in the School of Education and Psychology.**

## Concentration: Preparation for Secondary Teaching in Mathematics

### Required Courses:

MATH 250 | Discrete Mathematics | 4 |

MATH 315 | Probability and Statistics | 4 |

MATH 321 | Geometry | 4 |

MATH 360 | Introduction to the History of Mathematics | 4 |

MATH 451 | Advanced Calculus | 4 |

MATH 452 | Advanced Calculus | 3 |

MATH 461 | Abstract Algebra | 4 |

MATH | Electives | 5 |

Total Credit Hours: | 32 |