20122013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Mathematics, BA


Return to: Division of Liberal Arts and Life Sciences Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Mathematics include the following:
 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.
 Major Requirements: 34 hours of mathematics courses which must include:
 Mathematics Core (16 hours): , , , ,
 At least one of or must be taken in satisfying other requirements
 Depth Requirement (6 hours): One of the following areas:
 Analysis: two of the following: , , , , , , ,
 Algebra: two of the following: , , , ,
 Probability/Statistics: two of the following: , ,
 Geometry/Topology: two of the following: , ,
 Breadth Requirement (9 hours): One course in each of these areas not used to satisfy the depth requirements
 Mathematics elective (3 hours): One additional upper level mathematics course numbered 3350D or higher
 Other Course Requirements:
 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
 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
 Computer Programming: is required
 GPA: Students must achieve at least a 2.0 GPA in all mathematics courses numbered 3350D or above
 Minor Requirements: One of the following is required:
 A minor of at least 18 hours (6 advanced). A minor in statistics does not fulfill this requirement
 Completion of a second major in addition to mathematics
