Mathematics Major Requirements
- Mathematics graduates display a depth and breadth of mathematical knowledge in both pure and applied areas.
- Mathematics graduates analyze data and model real-world problems, using technology as appropriate.
- Mathematics graduates provide effective rationale and coherent mathematical arguments to support their conclusions.
- Mathematics graduates effectively communicate complex mathematical concepts orally and in writing.
- Mathematics graduates learn independently.
- Mathematics graduates value their mathematical achievements as well as express an appreciation for mathematics itself.
Lower Division Core (26 credits)
- Elementary Statistics (Mth 243)
- Single-Variable Calculus (Mth 251, 252, 253)
- Multivariable Calculus (Mth 281)
- Linear Algebra (Mth 261)
- Mathematical Perspectives (Mth 290)
Upper Division Sequences (39-41 credits)
Number Structures (Mth 311) and Geometry (Mth 411)
Introduction to Real Analysis (Mth 331) and one Analysis Topic (Mth 431)
- Abstract Algebra:
Introduction to Algebraic Systems (Mth 341) and one Abstract Algebra Topic (Mth 441)
- Probability and Statistics:
Probability (Mth 361) and one Statistics Topic (Mth 461)
- Applied Area: Differential Equations (Mth 321) AND
Any one Applied Mathematics Topic (Mth 421) or any two distinct topics in Middle
School and High School Mathematics (Mth 481)
Capstone (6 credits)
- Senior Colloquium (Mth 490)
Associated Requirements (3-4 credits)
- Computer Programming (CS 271, CS 256, CS 257, CH 371, PH 380 or approved substitution)
- All classes required for the major must be taken for a grade.
- No more than 2 requirements may be met with a grade below C-.
Prospective Middle School and High School Mathematics Teachers:
Students who complete the Mathematics Major and choose the two Mth 481 topics for their fifth sequence also meet the course prerequisites for the Advanced Mathematics Endorsement.