Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics has a depth requirement in mathematics and provides a strong general mathematics background while still allowing students to create a program tailored to their interests.
I. University Core Curriculum Requirements (33-38 Credits)
II. Additional Department of Mathematics and Statistics Requirement
- Foreign Language: Students must successfully complete a fourth semester college course in a foreign language or demonstrate proficiency as determined by placement examination, or other means, by the Department of Foreign Language and Literatures. The Department of Mathematics suggests that students choose French, Russian, or German as their required language.
III. Major Requirements - 42 credits
- Math 181, Calculus I (4 credits)
- Math 182, Calculus II (4 credits)
- Math 283, Calculus III (4 credits)
- Math 285, Differential Equations (3 credits)
- Math 310-Introduction to Analysis I (3 credits)
- Math 311-Introduction to Analysis II (3 credits)
- Math 330, Linear Algebra I (3 credits)
- Math 331, Groups, Rings, and Fields (3 credits)
- Math 440, Topology (3 credits)
- Math 461, Probability Theory (3 credits)
- Additional mathematics or statistics courses numbered 300 or above (except Math/Stat 352): (6 credits)
Note: Students who are preparing for secondary school teaching may substitute two of the three courses: Math 373, 474, 475 for Math 285 and 311.
IV. Minor Requirements
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics accepts any minor from any other department at the University.
V. Electives: (10 - 18 Credits). Any math or STAT courses numbered 300 or above; or other courses approved by a departmental advisor.
VI. Total credits required (120)
Forty (40) or more credits must be in courses numbered 300 or above.