Mathematics (B.S.)

Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3) and:

MATH 170Analytic Geometry and Calculus I4
MATH 175Analytic Geometry and Calculus II4
MATH 275Analytic Geometry and Calculus III3
MATH 330Linear Algebra3
Options
Select one of the following options:36-54
Total Hours50-68

A. General Option

This is the traditional curriculum in Mathematics. It is more mathematically rigorous than the other options. It is especially good for secondary education majors and students intending to go to graduate school in Mathematics or other sciences.

Math Courses
MATH 176Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 215Proof via Number Theory3
MATH 310Ordinary Differential Equations3
MATH 461Abstract Algebra I3
MATH 471Introduction to Analysis I3
Select one of the following:3
Advanced Linear Algebra
Mathematical Statistics
Stochastic Models
Abstract Algebra II
Introduction to Analysis II
Combinatorics
Select four math courses above 31012
Supporting Courses
STAT 301Probability and Statistics3
CS 112Computational Thinking and Problem Solving3
or CS 120 Computer Science I
Total Hours36

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree

B. Applied - Computation Option

The emphasis is on the mathematics related to computer science and technology. With a major or minor in computer sciences this is a good preparation for work in the computer industry.

Math Courses
MATH 176Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 215Proof via Number Theory3
MATH 310Ordinary Differential Equations3
MATH 385Theory of Computation3
MATH 395Analysis of Algorithms3
MATH 415Cryptography3
MATH 428Numerical Methods3
or MATH 432 Numerical Linear Algebra
MATH 452Mathematical Statistics3
or STAT 301 Probability and Statistics
Select two additional courses from the following:6
Discrete Mathematics II
Discrete Optimization
Advanced Linear Algebra
Numerical Linear Algebra
Probability Theory
Mathematical Statistics
Abstract Algebra I
Abstract Algebra II
Combinatorics
Supporting Courses
CS 120Computer Science I4
CS 121Computer Science II3
Total Hours37

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree

C. Applied – Quantitative Modeling Option

The emphasis is on the mathematics used to model phenomena in engineering, science, business and economics. With a second major in one of these disciplines, this provides ideal preparation for graduate school.

Math Courses
MATH 176Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 215Proof via Number Theory3
MATH 310Ordinary Differential Equations3
MATH 428Numerical Methods3
or MATH 432 Numerical Linear Algebra
MATH 437Mathematical Biology3
or MATH 438 Mathematical Modeling
MATH 451Probability Theory3
STAT 301Probability and Statistics3
or MATH 452 Mathematical Statistics
Select three additional courses from the following:9
Mathematical Physics
Discrete Mathematics II
Cryptography
Complex Variables
Discrete Optimization
Numerical Linear Algebra
Mathematical Modeling
Mathematical Statistics
Stochastic Models
Introduction to Analysis I
Introduction to Analysis II
Combinatorics
Partial Differential Equations
Quantitative Electives
Select 6 credits of advisor-approved quantitative electives in Science, Engineering, Business, Economics, etc.6
Supporting course
CS 120Computer Science I4
Total Hours40

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree

D. Applied - Mathematical Biology Option

This option offers training across Mathematics and Biology and provides the background to pursue a career in technical industries and to obtain graduate degrees in Biomathematics, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics.

Math and Statistics Courses
MATH 437Mathematical Biology3
MATH 451Probability Theory3
MATH 452Mathematical Statistics3
STAT 251Statistical Methods3
or STAT 301 Probability and Statistics
Select two courses from the following:6
Ordinary Differential Equations
Stochastic Models
Statistical Analysis
Select two courses from the following:6
Numerical Methods
Advanced Linear Algebra
Partial Differential Equations
Biology Courses
BIOL 114Organisms and Environments4
BIOL 115Cells & the Evolution of Life3
BIOL 115LCells and the Evolution of Life Laboratory1
BIOL 310Genetics3
BIOL 456Computer Skills for Biologists3
Select 12 Credits Upper Division Biology courses12
Supporting Courses
CHEM 111Principles of Chemistry I3
CHEM 111LPrinciples of Chemistry I Laboratory1
Total Hours54

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree