May 28, 2020  
2012-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, BA


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Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Mathematics include the following:

  1. Hours Required and General/College Requirements:  A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of all degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
  2. Major Requirements: 34 hours of mathematics courses which must include:
    1. Mathematics Core (16 hours):      
    2. At least one of   or    must be taken in satisfying other requirements
    3. Depth Requirement (6 hours): One of the following areas:
    4. Breadth Requirement (9 hours): One course in each of these areas not used to satisfy the depth requirements
    5. Mathematics elective (3 hours): One additional upper level mathematics course numbered 3350D or higher
  3. Other Course Requirements:
    1. Three laboratory science courses intended for science majors are required
      • Students double majoring in mathematics and another discipline (typically biology, chemistry, physics, or engineering) that requires at least 12 hours of laboratory science intended for science and engineering majors may use these same laboratory science courses that satisfy the requirements for the other major to satisfy the laboratory science requirement for the mathematics major
    2. Proficiency in a foreign language equivalent to 2050D is required.  Students intending to pursue a graduate degree in mathematics are encouraged to study French, German, or Russian
  4. Computer Programming:   is required
  5. GPA: Students must achieve at least a 2.0 GPA in all mathematics courses numbered 3350D or above
  6. Minor Requirements: One of the following is required:
    1. A minor of at least 18 hours (6 advanced).  A minor in statistics does not fulfill this requirement
    2. Completion of a second major in addition to mathematics

Suggested Academic Plan


This is a suggested academic plan for full-time students.  Students may make adjustments and consult the current Undergraduate Catalog for course prerequisites.

* Denotes classes that satisfy a requirement where there may be other class choices available, please see your advisor for full course list.

{} Denotes “double-dip” courses which count for both core and major.

UL Denotes Upper Level Course

First Year


Second Year


Third Year


Spring (15 hours)


Fourth Year


Spring (12 hours)


  • Breadth Requirement
  • Minor UL
  • Math Elective UL
  • Capstone Course

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