## Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Degree

The Computer and Mathematical Sciences Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. The degree provides students a mathematics education in the context of a liberal arts and sciences College. A mathematics major is excellent preparation for professional employment in a variety of areas such as business, technology and actuarial science, for teaching at the secondary school level and for entry into medical or law school. The program is also designed to give mathematics majors a solid background for graduate study, not only in mathematics but in related areas as well.

### Degree Requirements

## A. | ## General Education Requirements | ## 38-41 sem. hrs | ||

Ethics Course Requirement | ## 3 hrs | |||

PHIL 330 | Ethics | 3 hrs | ||

## B. | ## Multicultural Requirement | ## 3 sem. hrs | ||

(Courses from this list are noted in the major requirements below with an asterisk.) | ||||

## C. | ## Core Requirements | ## 38 sem. hrs | ||

(All courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Courses in the major cannot be taken as Pass/Fail.) | ||||

MATH 201 | Calculus & Analytic Geometry I | 5 hrs | ||

MATH 222 | Calculus & Analytic Geometry II | 5 hrs | ||

MATH 225 | Discrete Mathematics I | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 300 | Multivariate Calculus | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 303 | Linear Algebra | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 304 | Introduction to Abstract Algebra | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 338 | Mathematical Statistics and Probability | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 380 | Advanced Calculus I | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 381 | Advanced Calculus II | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 493 | Senior Seminar in Mathematics for Teachers * or | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 494 | Senior Seminar in Mathematics | |||

CISS 240 | Introduction to Programming or (CISS 241 and CISS 242) | 4 hrs | ||

## D. | ## Mathematics Electives | ## 12 sem. hrs | ||

Six semester hours selected from the following: | ||||

MATH 305 | Number Theory | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 330 | History of Mathematics* | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 331 | Foundations of Geometry | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 390 | Introduction to Topology | 3 hrs | ||

Six semester hours selected from the following: | ||||

MATH 325 | Discrete Mathematics II | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 362 | (CISS 362) Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages and Computation | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 370 | Differential Equations | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 371 | Introduction to Complex Variables | 3 hrs | ||

MATH 451 | (CISS 451) Introduction to Cryptography and Computer Security | 3 hrs | ||

## E. | ## Other Electives |
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## 120 sem. hrs | ||||

The courses MATH 494 Senior Seminar in Mathematics and MATH 493 Senior Seminar in Mathematics for Teachers are culminating evaluative courses for the Mathematics program and include the assessment of outcomes of the major. MATH 493 is open only to students pursuing teacher certification. All students majoring in mathematics must pass one of these courses. |