BA in Mathematics

General

Program Description

The undergraduate program in Mathematics leads to a bachelor's degree in Mathematics and has been designed to provide the students with options suitable for various career plans.

Concentrations

The choice of concentration determines the set of mathematics courses required, as well as those that can be taken as electives. Concentrations include:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Secondary Mathematics

Mathematics provides tools and techniques that can be applied to solve problems in many fields. With a major in Mathematics, students learn to apply these tools and consequently improve their career opportunities. Our programs are designed to prepare Mathematics majors for jobs currently offered by industry, business, educational and government institutions. The choice of a concentration should reflect the student’s academic interests as well as career plans.


Learning Requirements

Required Core Courses
MATH-187 Calculus I 4
MATH-202 Calculus II 4
MATH-203 Calculus III 4
MATH-253 Linear Algebra I 3
MATH-305 Probability And Statistics 4
MATH-311 Writing Intensive Program: Introduction To Advanced Mathematics 5
MATH-340 Computing For Mathematicians 4
Additional courses in mathematics concentrations (Applied & Secondary Mathematics) chosen in consultation with the appropriate departmental advisor 21
Total Hours 49
Additional Required Courses for Concentration in Applied Mathematics
MATH-301 Ordinary Differential Equations I 4
MATH-339 Vector Calculus (Additional Required Courses for Concentration in Applied Mathematics) 4
Total Hours 8
Additional Required Courses for Concentration in Secondary Mathematics
MATH-312 Foundations Of Geometry 3
MATH-321 History Of Mathematics 3
MATH-331 Abstract Algebra I 3
MATH-338 Introduction To Real Analysis 3
Total Hours 12
Last updated October 2018

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