## Mathematics Major Requirements

#### Learning Outcomes

#### Knowledge Outcomes

- Mathematics graduates display a depth and breadth of mathematical knowledge in both pure and applied areas.

#### Skill Outcomes

- 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.

#### Dispositional Outcomes

- 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)

*Foundations:*

Number Structures (Mth 311) and Geometry (Mth 411)*Analysis:*

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)

#### Grade Policies

*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 sequencealso meet the course prerequisites for the Advanced Mathematics Endorsement.