Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Mathematics

Course of Study

The B.A. degree program in mathematics is a flexible curriculum designed to accommodate the widest possible range of career objectives. It is structured according to the traditional liberal arts approach to college education. The second semester of a foreign language is required.  Sample four-year programs can be found below.

For a complete listing of the required courses, please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog.

Sample Four-Year Programs

For Students Starting with MATH 161

First Semester   Second Semester
MATH 161 Calculus I 4 MATH 211 Calculus II 4
CSCI 161 Intro to Comp I 4 COMM 100 Fund of Speech 3
ENGL 110 Composition 3 Hum./Fine Arts #1 3
UNIV 103 (Math Majors Section)  3 Social Sciences #1 3
    WELL 175 3
Total s.h.
14
Total s.h.
16
   
Third Semester Fouth Semester
MATH 311 Calculus III 4 MATH 322 Linear Algebra 4
MATH 310 Intro to Math Proof 3 Hum./Fine Arts #2 3
Foreign Language 3 Foreign Language 3
Social Sciences #2 3 Sciences #3 (Lab) 4
Sciences #2 3    
Total s.h.
16
Total s.h.
14
   
Fifth Semester Sixth Semester

MATH 335 Math Stat I (OR MATH 365 Ord Diff Eq)

3 Advanced Writing 3
Math Elective 3 MATH 345 Abstract Algebra I 3
Social Sciences #3 3 Math Elective 3
Cultural Diversity/Community 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
15
   
Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
MATH 464 Real Analysis I 3 Math Elective 3
Math Elective 3 Math Elective (422, 435, 445, 465 or 467)  3
Perspectives 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
15
   
  Total S.H. = 120 (minimum)

For Students Starting with MATH 160

First Semester   Second Semester
MATH 160 Precalculus 4 MATH 161 Calculus I 4
CSCI 161 Intro to Comp I 4 COMM 100 Fund of Speech 3
ENGL 110 Composition 3 WELL 175 3
UNIV 103 (Math Majors Section) 3 Social Sciences #1 3
    Sciences #1 3
Total s.h.
14
Total s.h.
16
   
Third Semester Fouth Semester
MATH 211 Calculus II 4 MATH 311 Calculus III 4
Hum./Fine Arts #1 3 MATH 310 Intro. Math Proof 3
Foreign Language 3 Foreign Language 3
Social Sciences #2 3 Social Sciences #3 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
16
   
Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
MATH 322 Linear Algebra I 4 MATH 345 Abstract Algebra I 3
MATH 335 Math Stat I (OR MATH 365 Ord Diff Eq) 3 Advanced Writing 3
Sciences (Lab) #2 5 Math Elective 3
Elective 3 Sciences #3 3
    Elective 4
Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
16
   
Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
MATH 464 Real Analysis I 3 Math Elective 3
Math Elective 3 Math Elective 3
Perspectives 3 Math Elective (422, 435, 445, 465 or 467)  3
Cultural Diversity/Community 3 Elective 3
Elective 3    
Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
12
   
  Total S.H. = 120 (minimum)