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  Jan 22, 2018
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 122 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. Courses used to complete General Education Requirements may not be taken on a pass/fail basis. In addition, students majoring in Mathematics must maintain a 2.0 average in all major requirements.

Required Courses for Mathematics Major:

Common Core Requirements (15 credits)

Area Distribution Requirements (24 credits)

  • Area I: Fine Arts and Humanities 6 credit hours
  • Area II: Social and Behavioral Sciences 6 credit hours
  • Area IV: American/Western Civilization and Government 6 credit hours
  • Area V: International Studies/Foreign Language 6 credit hours

Free Electives (20 credits)

One additional lab science course chosen from:


A grade of 2.0 or better is required in all Mathematics courses.

Mathematics Suggested Course Sequence:

Freshman Year (30 credits)

Sophomore Year (33 credits)

Junior Year (30 credits)

Senior Year (29 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 ADR V)

Pure Math/Graduate School Track

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