The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mathematics prepares students for careers in academia, K12 education, and a myriad of jobs requiring a balance of analytical and interpersonal abilities. In addition to a strong mathematics core curriculum, this degree helps to strengthen communication and critical thinking skills.
Admission Requirements
 Complete the Admission Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.
Graduation Requirements
 Complete the General University Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.
 Complete the General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.
 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.
 Complete the following major requirements:
Code  Title  Credits 

Core Courses  
MATH A251  Calculus I  46 
or MATH A251F  F.A.T. Calculus I  
MATH A252  Calculus II  46 
or MATH A252F  F.A.T. Calculus II  
MATH A253  Calculus III  4 
MATH A264  Introduction to the Mathematics Major  1 
MATH A265  Fundamentals of Mathematics  3 
MATH A306  Discrete Methods  3 
MATH A314  Linear Algebra  3 
MATH A401  Introduction to Real Analysis  3 
MATH A405  Introduction to Abstract Algebra  3 
MATH A420  Historical Mathematics  3 
Analysis and Topology  
Select one of the following:  3  
Introduction to Complex Analysis  
Concepts of Topology  
Introduction to Differential Geometry  
Applied Math  
Select one of the following:  3  
Ordinary Differential Equations  
Numerical Analysis  
Partial Differential Equations  
Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos  
Statistics  
Select one of the following:  34  
Stochastic Processes  
Mathematical Statistics  
Probability and Statistics  
Intermediate Statistics for the Sciences  
Scientific Sampling  
Regression Analysis  
Analysis of Variance  
Time Series Analysis  
Multivariate Statistics  
Statistical Methods  
Other Mathematics Courses  
Select one of the following:  3  
Introduction to Geometries  
Introduction to Number Theory  
Selected Topics in Mathematics ^{1}  
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  
Fundamentals of Oral Communication  
Small Group Communication  
Interpersonal Communication  
Public Speaking  
Intercultural Communication  
Collaboration and Group Decision Making  
Communication and Conflict  
Nonverbal Communication  
Advanced Public Speaking  
Communication in the Workplace  
Communication and Leadership  
Fundamentals of Acting  
Mathematics Capstone Experience  
Select 13 credits from the following:  13  
Mathematics Practicum ^{1}  
Mathematics or Statistics Internship ^{1}  
Advanced Readings in Mathematics ^{1}  
Individual Research ^{1}  
Total  6572 
 ^{ 1 }
A maximum of 6 credits of MATH A490, MATH A495A, MATH A495B, MATH A496 and MATH A498 may be applied to the degree requirements.
A minimum of 120 credits is required for the degree, of which 39 credits must be upperdivision.
Honors in Mathematics
The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics recognizes distinguished achievement by conferring programmatic honors in mathematics. In order to receive honors in mathematics, a student must meet the following requirements:
 Meet the requirements for Graduation with Honors as outlined in the catalog;
 Meet the requirements for a BA/BS in Mathematics;
 Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 in the major requirements;
 Complete a minimum of 12 upperdivision 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 all of algebra, analysis, discrete mathematics, and probability and statistics.

Demonstrate an ability to solve problems using skills such as deductive logic, data analysis, computation, modeling, connections, and other mathematical techniques.

Demonstrate an ability to create mathematical proofs.

Demonstrate an ability to read, write, and speak about mathematics.

Demonstrate cognizance of their mathematical knowledge, of mathematics around them, and of the benefit of continued study of mathematics.