Degree Plans

Mathematics majors can choose from one of two degree programs below. Minor information can also be found here.

The Mathematics degree program emphasizes concepts, procedures, and connections. All courses develop reasoning abilities along with skills in precise communication of concepts. Problem solving is addressed throughout the program. Students are provided with solid mathematical foundation that well prepare them for advanced graduate study or careers in education, businesses, industrial or other professional fields and practical skills and methods to deal with realistic problems in those fields.

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

Core Curriculum - Total Hours 43
Major - Total Hours 77
Degree - Total Hours 120

Fall
Fall Hrs.
ENGL 1311 Composition I 3
PHIL 1381 Intro to Philosophy 3
MATH 2312 Calculus 1 3
MATH 2322 Linear Algebra 3
Math or general electives 3
Total hours 15
Spring
Spring Hrs.
ENGL 1312 Composition II 3
PHIL 3312 Logic 3
DWHP 1200 2
Physical Education PE Activity Course 1
MATH 2313 Calculus 2 3
MATH 2303 Intro Prob & Stat 3
Total hours 15
Fall
Fall Hrs.
ENGL 2310 World Literature 3
Fine Arts Core Course 3
MATH 3320 Foundation of Higher Math 3
MATH 3314 Calculus 3 (Math Upper Level Elective) 3
MATH 2340 Programming (Not Math Elective) 3
Total hours 15
Spring
Spring Hrs.
RELS 1305, 1315, 1325, 1335 or 1327H 3
History Core Course 3
Math 2314 Differential Equation 3
MATH 3335 Geometry and Proof 3
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Total hours 15
Fall
Fall Hrs.
Social Sciences Core Course 3
Modern Language I 3
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
Total hours 15
Spring
Spring Hrs.
Science w/ Lab 4
Modern Language II 3
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Minor 3
Total hours 16
Fall
Fall Hrs.
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
Math or general electives 3
Math or General Upper Level Elective 3
Total hours 15
Spring
Spring Hrs.
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Minor 3
Math or general electives 3
Math or general electives 2
Total hours 14

B.A. in Mathematics Major Requirements

(Effective with 2013-catalog)

45 semester hours in Mathematics including:

Mathematics Core (21 hours):

MATH 2312 Calculus I
MATH 2313 Calculus II
MATH 2314 Differential Equations
MATH 2303 Introduction to Probability & Statistics
MATH 2322 Linear Algebra
MATH 3335 Geometry & Proof
MATH 3320 Foundations of Higher Mathematics

Mathematics Electives (24 hours):

Mathematics (MATH) courses at the 2000 level or higher, including 12 credit hours at the 3000 level or higher. MATH 2340 is recommended as a general elective course but does not count toward the mathematics electives requirement.

Minor Requirement:

A minor in an approved discipline or an approved interdisciplinary minor.

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Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Core Curriculum - Total Hours 39
Major - Total Hours 81
Degree - Total Hours 120

Fall
Fall Hrs.
ENGL 1311 Composition I 3
PHIL 1381 Intro to Philosophy 3
MATH 2312 Calculus 1 3
MATH 2322 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 2340 Programming (Not Math Elective) 3
Total hours 15
Spring
Spring Hrs.
ENGL 1312 Composition II 3
PHIL 3312 Logic 3
DWHP 1200 2
Physical Education PE Activity Course 1
MATH 2313 Calculus 2 3
MATH 2303 Intro Prob & Stat (Math Elective) 3
Total hours 15
Fall
Fall Hrs.
ENGL 2310 World Lit 3
Fine Arts Core 3
MATH 3320 Foundation of Higher Math 3
MATH 3314 Calculus 3 3
Math or general electives 3
Total hours 15
Spring
Spring Hrs.
RELS 1305, 1315, 1325, 1335 or 1327H 3
History Core 3
Math 2314 Differential Equation 3
Math 3325 Abstract Algebra 3
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Total hours 15
Fall
Fall Hrs.
Social Sciences 3
Modern Language I 3
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
Total hours 15
Spring
Spring Hrs.
PHYS 2305/2105 Physics I 4
3 Modern Language II 3
Math 3325 Intro Real Analysis 3
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Minor 3
Total hours 16
Fall
Fall Hrs.
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
Math or General Upper Level Elective 3
Total hours 15
Spring
Spring Hrs.
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Math Upper Level Elective 3
Minor 3
Math or general electives 3
Math or general electives 2
Total hours 14

B.S. in Mathematics Major Requirements

(Effective with 2013-catalog)

55 semester hours in Mathematics and supporting areas including:

Mathematics Core (24 hours):

MATH 2312 Calculus I
MATH 2313 Calculus II
MATH 2314 Differential Equations
MATH 2322 Linear Algebra
MATH 3314 Calculus III
MATH 3320 Foundations of Higher Mathematics
MATH 3325 Abstract Algebra and Number Theory
MATH 3350 Introduction to Real Analysis

Mathematics Electives (24 hours):

Mathematics (MATH) courses at the 2000 level or higher, including 12 credit hours at the 3000 level or higher. Math 2340 does not count toward the mathematics electives requirement.

The following connection courses are also required for the BS in mathematics:

One computer language course (Math 2340 is strongly recommended. It meets the computer language requirement but does not count toward mathematics elective credits.)
Calculus-based Physics 2305 or 2306 with a lab.

Minor Requirement:

A minor in an approved discipline or an approved interdisciplinary minor.

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Mathematics Minor

Students who are pursuing majors in subject areas other than mathematics may elect to get a minor in mathematics.

Mathematics Minor Requirements:

  • 18 semester hours of mathematics courses to include MATH 2312, 2313
  • Minimum of 9 hours of upper division courses