Requirements

Mathematics major requirements (12 courses total)

A major in Mathematics consists of an introductory sequence, a breadth requirement, electives, a capstone experience, and PHYS 130 or 132 (Introductory Physics I or II) or CHEM 140 (General Chemistry I) to satisfy the Science Lab course of the general education requirement.

Introductory Sequence: Take the following six courses

  • MATH 151 Calculus I
  • MATH 152 Calculus II
  • MATH 241 Linear Algebra
  • MATH 253 Calculus III
  • MATH 260 Discrete Mathematics

Mathematical Programming:

Take one of the following three courses:

  • COMP 151 Introduction to Programming
  • DATA 151 Introduction to Data Science
  • PHYS 214 Computational Methods for the Physical Sciences

Mathematical Traditions:

Take one of the following three courses:

  • MATH 301 Real Analysis
  • MATH 311 Modern Algebra
  • MATH 317 Geometry

Electives:

Choose three additional courses from the following list, at least two above the 300 level:

  • MATH 254 Differential Equations
  • MATH 301 Real Analysis
  • MATH 311 Modern Algebra
  • MATH 317 Geometry
  • MATH 323 Numerical Analysis
  • MATH 339 Probability
  • MATH 340 Mathematical Modeling
  • MATH 350 Topics in Mathematics
  • MATH 410 Research in Mathematics*
  • MATH 420 Independent Study*
  • STAT 201 Statistics I**

Flex Elective:

Choose an additional course either from the above list or from the following list:

  • BIOC 300 Bioinformatics
  • COMP 340 Analysis of Algorithms
  • COMP 350 Topics in Computer Science*
  • DATA 350 Topics in Data Science*
  • ECON 371 Introduction to Econometrics
  • MCTE 372 Secondary Mathematics Curriculum and Instruction***
  • PHYS 311 Math Methods in Physics
  • PHYS 356 Statistical Physics
  • STAT 202 Statistics II
  • STAT 345 Linear Regression and Analysis
  • STAT 350 Topics in Statistics*

Capstone Experience:

Take the following two 0.5 credit courses:

  • MATH 401 Senior Capstone: Research Proposal
  • MATH 402 Senior Capstone: Research Implementation

* Counts at the discretion of the Department
** Or equivalent
*** Counts with Secondary Education Licensure


Mathematics minor requirements (5 courses)

A minor in Mathematics consists of two required courses and three electives at the appropriate level.

One course from the calculus sequence

  • MATH 151 Calculus I
  • MATH 152 Calculus II
  • MATH 253 Calculus III

One course from the following two courses

  • MATH 241 Linear Algebra
  • MATH 260 Discrete Mathematics

Electives above the 150 level to total 5 courses in Mathematics. At least one elective should be at or above the 300 level. MATH 210 and 211 will not count toward the minor.