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Requirements

Core Courses

All students in the mathematics major must take all Core courses. In addition, students must complete an additional 14-16 credit hours of upper-level coursework in one of the four concentrations.

 Core CoursesCredit Hours

Foundations

MATH 232/234 - Calculus II 2-4
  MATH 245 - Linear Algebra 4
  MATH 301 - Intro to Upper Level Math 2
  MATH 241 - Introduction to Proofs
(may substitute MATH 243 [4] for MATH 241)
2
  MATH 331 - Vector Calculus 2

Applied Courses

MATH 333 - Differential Equations 4
  MATH 363 - Probability & Statistics I * 4

Computing

CSCI 235 - Programming I 4

Capstone

MATH 494 - Capstone 2
  Core Total 26-28

 

 Concentrations

 Pure Math

CourseCredit Hours
  MATH 341 - Modern Algebra 4
  MATH 351 - Analysis 4
  MATH 352 - Complex Analysis (Choose two)
6-8
  MATH 362 - Geometry
  MATH 441 - Modern Algebra II
  MATH 451 - Analysis II
  MATH 485 - Advanced Topics
  MATH 493 - Mentored Research
  Concentration Total 14-16
  Overall Total 40-44

 

 Applied Math

CourseCredit Hours
  MATH 364 - Math Modeling (Choose three)
10-12
  MATH 385 - Applied Topics
  MATH 433 - Partial Differential Equations
  MATH 463 - Probability & Statistics II
  MATH 493 - Mentored Research
  MATH 341 - Modern Algebra (Choose one)
4
  MATH 351 - Analysis
  Concentration Total 14-16
  Overall Total 40-44

 

Statistics 

CourseCredit Hours
  MATH 463 - Probability & Statistics II  4
  MATH 364 - Math Modeling (Choose two)
6-8
  MATH 386 - Topics in Statistics
  MATH 493 - Mentored Research
  MATH 341 - Modern Algebra (Choose one)
4
  MATH 351 - Analysis
  Concentration Total 14-16
  Overall Total 40-44

 

Secondary
Education 

CourseCredit Hours
  MATH 341 - Modern Algebra 4
  MATH 351 - Analysis 4
  MATH 362 - Geometry 4
  MATH 324 - Methods of Teaching I 2
  MATH 325 - Methods of Teaching II 2
  Concentration Total 16
  Overall Total 42-44

  * May substitute MATH 263 for MATH 363.