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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Mathematics, B.S.


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The major in Mathematics is based on the program recommended by the Mathematical Association of America. It is designed to prepare students for either a career in mathematics or a mathematics-related field, or to continue their studies in graduate school. We encourage undergraduate research experiences and/or industry internships to help our students prepare for their postgraduate careers.

Requirements for Graduation:

To be eligible for graduation, students majoring in Mathematics must complete a minimum of 120 credits, achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.0, satisfy the College’s residency requirements, and complete the General Education Requirements of the College. A minimum grade of 2.0 is required for First Year Seminar and all courses taken as part of Foundations. Courses used to complete General Education Requirements may not be taken on a pass/fail basis.

The General Education Requirements of the college require students to successfully complete a First Year Seminar, Foundations, Disciplinary Perspectives, and a Constellation. Students who enter the college with 30 credit hours completed will not take a First Year Seminar course and therefore must take an additional 3 credits for graduation. Transfer students that are awarded 60 or more credits upon acceptance to York College will not be required to complete a Constellation.

In addition, students majoring in Mathematics must earn a 2.0 or greater in all major courses.

General Education Requirement


First Year Seminar


Foundations Requirement


Disciplinary Perspectives Requirement


Constellation Requirement


The Constellation requirement is met when a student completes four courses from a minimum of three disciplines within the Constellation requirements.  Transfer students that are awarded 60 or more credits upon acceptance to York College will not be required to complete a Constellation except for Education majors.

Required Major Courses:


Elective courses (15 credits)


Students may choose any 15 credits of elective courses.

Suggested Course Sequence:


Freshman Year (30 credits)


Sophomore Year (32 credits)


Junior Year (30 credits)


Senior Year (28 credits)


Career-Oriented Tracks:


The student may choose to complete courses from one of the following career-oriented tracks:

Actuarial Track


Computational Track with Minor in Computer Science


Government Track


12 credits of a Foreign Language of choice (six credits fulfill Global Citizenship requirement)

Pure Math/Graduate School Track


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