Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

General

Program Description

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The Mathematics program provides comprehensive preparation to students planning to enter graduate school to earn M.S. or Ph.D. degree and seek a teaching position in the K-12 system or higher education institution.

Curriculum

A schedule for students studying Mathematics will include the following coursework:

Freshman year: Principles of Chemistry, Discrete Mathematics, Calculus I & II

Sophomore year: Fundamentals of Programming, Linear Algebra, Principles of Physics I & II

Junior year: Introduction to Probability & Statistics I & II, Number Theory, Calculus III, Differential Equations, Vector Analysis

Senior year: Data Analysis, Complex Variables, Abstract Algebra, Applied Mathematics, Linear Programming, Senior Seminar, Numerical Methods, Real Analysis

Student Opportunities and Experience

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department provides mentoring to undergraduate students and facilitates presentations to provide undergraduates with opportunities to gain information on research experiences, internships and on exploring the graduate experience.

The department is a member of the National Center for Women and Information Technology (N.C.W.I.T.) Academic Alliance whose focus is on diversity particularly for women and girls and charged with bringing about institutional change in computing.

Last updated Nov 2018

About the School

Nearly 150 years ago, Claflin broke down barriers in higher education, making it the first South Carolina university open to all regardless of race. Today, Claflin continues to welcome exemplary stude ... Read More

Nearly 150 years ago, Claflin broke down barriers in higher education, making it the first South Carolina university open to all regardless of race. Today, Claflin continues to welcome exemplary students of all races and genders who demonstrate a passion to change not only their own circumstances, but to change the world as well. Read less