# Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

## Admission Requirements

Satisfy the Application and Admission Requirements for Baccalaureate Programs.

## Graduation Requirements

- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.
- Complete the General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.
- Complete the major and additional requirements below.

### Major Requirements

Code | Title | Credits |
---|---|---|

Core Courses | ||

MATH A251 | Calculus I | 4 |

MATH A252 | Calculus II | 4 |

MATH A253 | Calculus III | 4 |

MATH A264 | Introduction to the Mathematics Major | 1 |

MATH A265 | Fundamentals of Mathematics | 3 |

MATH A303 | Introduction to Abstract Algebra | 3 |

MATH A306 | Discrete Methods | 3 |

MATH A314 | Linear Algebra | 3 |

MATH A324 | Introduction to Real Analysis | 3 |

MATH A420 | Historical Mathematics | 3 |

Analysis and Topology | ||

Select one of the following: | 3 | |

Analysis of Several Variables | ||

Introduction to Complex Analysis | ||

Concepts of Topology | ||

Introduction to Differential Geometry | ||

Applied Math | ||

Select one of the following: | 3 | |

Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos | ||

Ordinary Differential Equations | ||

Partial Differential Equations | ||

Numerical Analysis | ||

Statistics | ||

Select one of the following: | 3-4 | |

Stochastic Processes | ||

Mathematical Statistics | ||

Probability and Statistics | ||

Intermediate Statistics for the Sciences | ||

Statistical Methods | ||

Scientific Sampling | ||

Regression Analysis | ||

Analysis of Variance | ||

Time Series Analysis | ||

Multivariate Statistics | ||

Other Mathematics Courses | ||

Select one of the following: | 3 | |

Introduction to Geometries | ||

Introduction to Number Theory | ||

Selected Topics in Mathematics | ||

Select any 6 additional credits from any of the four categories above. | 6 | |

Additional Courses | ||

PHIL A101 | Introduction to Logic | 3 |

Select 6 credits from the following (a WRTG GER plus one additional selection): | 6 | |

Writing and the Professions | ||

Writing and the Sciences | ||

Arguing Across Contexts | ||

Writing and Rhetoric in Public Life | ||

Advanced Technical Writing | ||

Professional Writing | ||

Research Writing | ||

Select 6 credits from the following: | 6 | |

Introduction to Human Communication | ||

Fundamentals of Oral Communication | ||

Small Group Communication | ||

Interviewing | ||

Interpersonal Communication | ||

Public Speaking | ||

Advanced Public Speaking | ||

Communication in Education | ||

Introduction to Acting | ||

Mathematics Capstone Experience | ||

Select 1-3 credits from the following: | 1-3 | |

Mathematics Practicum | ||

Mathematics or Statistics Internship | ||

Advanced Readings in Mathematics | ||

Individual Research | ||

Total Credits | 65-68 |

* | A maximum of 6 credits of MATH A490, MATH A495A, MATH A495B, MATH A496 and MATH A498 may be applied to the degree requirements. |

### Additional Requirements

- All mathematics majors must take a standardized test of knowledge of mathematics approved by the mathematics faculty for the purpose of evaluating program effectiveness. There is no minimum score required for graduation. This test will normally be taken during the senior year.
- All mathematics majors must complete a portfolio demonstrating their mathematics knowledge. There is no grade for this requirement. The portfolio will normally be submitted in the semester of graduation.

A total of 120 credits is required for the degree, of which 42 credits must be upper-division.

## Honors in Mathematics

Students majoring in mathematics are eligible to graduate with departmental honors if they satisfy the following requirements:

- Meet the requirements for Graduation with Honors.
- Meet the requirements for a BA/BS in Mathematics.
- Earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or above in the major requirements.
- Complete a minimum of 12 upper-division credits required for the major in residence.

## Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics will be able to:

- Demonstrate knowledge of the techniques of modern mathematical subjects including calculus, linear algebra, abstract algebra, real analysis, discrete mathematics, and probability and statistics.
- Demonstrate an ability to construct proofs and solve problems using deductive logic, data analysis, computation, modeling and connections.
- Demonstrate an ability to read, write and speak mathematics.
- Demonstrate cognizance of their mathematical knowledge, of mathematics around them, and the need for lifelong learning.