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# 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.

### Transfer Credits:

Across the Core Curriculum and other programs of Monmouth College, most transfer courses are accepted. Departments Chairs have the final determination regarding how transfer credit will be applied to meet major or minor requirements. More information for transfer students is available on our Admission Transfer Credits page.