Mathematics

Outcomes

A student who completes a mathematics degree should be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in differential and integral calculus (single and multivariable), and related concepts and applications.
  • Demonstrate competence in communicating mathematics in both oral and written form with clarity, precision and logic.
  • Demonstrate competence in abstract, logical and critical thinking to construct mathematical proofs that are clear, correct, precise and complete.
  • Demonstrate competence in linear algebra and related applications.
  • Demonstrate competence in probability and statistics.
  • Demonstrate competence in the use of technology to support mathematical reasoning, modeling, and problem 

Requirements

MATHEMATICS PROGRAM

University Core Specific Requirements:

Course Credits
CSC-158 - Computer Programming I 3
CSC-159 - Computer Programming II 3
Total University Core Specific Requrements 6 credits

Mathematics Core Requirements (Required for all Mathematics Emphasis):

Course Credits
MAT-121 - Calculus I 4
MAT-122 - Calculus II 4
MAT-213 - Discrete Math 3
MAT-214 - Linear Algebra 3
MAT-221 - Calculus III 4
MAT-341 - Math. Statistics I 3
MAT-421 - Analysis I 3
Total Mathematics Core 24 credits

General Mathematics Emphasis

Course Credits
Mathematics Core Courses (see above) 24
MAT-222 - Differential Equations 3
MAT-325 - Modern Algebra I 3
Four additional Math Electives at 300-400 levels 12
Academic Enrichment Requirement: Select one (1):
MAT-475 - Seminar I (3)
MAT-495 - Independent Research (3)
MAT-498 - Internship (3)
3
Total Mathematics Emphasis 45 credits

Actuarial Science Emphasis

Course Credits
Major Core Courses (see above) 24
MAT-222 - Differential Equations 3
MAT-313 - Numerical Methods 3
MAT-342 - Math Statistics II 3
ECO-201 - Macroeconomics 3
ECO-202 - Microeconomics 3
ACC-203 - Accounting I 3
Academic Enrichment Requirement: Select one (1):
MAT-475 - Seminar I (3)
MAT-495 - Independent Research (3)
MAT-498 - Internship (3)
3
Total Actuarial Science Emphasis 45 credits

Applied Mathematics Emphasis

Course Credits
Major Core Courses (see above) 24
MAT-212 - Mathematical Modeling 3
MAT-222 - Differential Equations 3
MAT-313 - Numerical Methods 3
MAT-342 - Math Statistics II 3
CSC-455 - Math and Statistical Software 3
Select three(3)***:
CSC-254 - Data Structure (3)
CSC-451 - Computer Simulations (3)
CSC-452 - Computer Graphics (3)
PHY-211 - Mechanics (3)
PHY-271 - Methods of Mathematical Physics (3)
PHY-311 - Analytical Mechanics (3)
PHY-371 - Computational Physics (3)
MAT-422 - Analysis II (3)
MAT-423 - Complex Variable I (3)
9
Academic Enrichment Requirement: Select one(1):
MAT-475 - Seminar (3)
MAT-495 - Independent Research (3)
MAT-398 - Internship (3)
3
Total Applied Mathematics Emphasis 51 credits

Mathematics Minor


MAT 121 Calculus I 4
MAT 122 Calculus II 4
MAT 221 Calculus III 4

Select two (2): 6 credits 
MAT 214 Linear Algebra 3
MAT 220 or MAT 213 Set Theory and Logic or Discrete Math 3
MAT 222 Differential Equations 3
MAT 313 Numerical Methods 3
MAT 341 Math. Statistics I 3
MAT 342 Math. Statistics II 3
Total Minor 18 credits 

 

 

Other Requirements:

All majors are required to fulfill the general university core requirements and approved electives totaling a minimum of 120 hours of credits for graduation with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0.
A cumulative departmental average of 2.0 must be earned and a grade of at least C- required in all Departmental courses, with no more than 2 C- grades in Mathematics courses.
Note:
* The ECO/ACC courses listed under the Minor Emphasis section of the Actuarial Concentration are required for that program (Actuarial). An official Department Minor in Economics or Computer Science is recommended (additional courses needed).
** Other 300 and 400 level classes may be approved by advisement if deemed appropriate for the Applied Math concentration.