# Options in Mathematics

## The Actuarial Science Option

The Actuarial Science option is designed to prepare students for a career as an actuary. Students successfully completing the option will be prepared to take the first examination administered by the Society of Actuaries. Students enrolled in any of the B.A., B.S. or B.S.Ed. programs may complete the Actuarial Science Option by including the following courses among the courses taken to fulfill their major.

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

### Sample Four Year Plan

First Semester   Second Semester
MATH 161 Calculus I 4 MATH 211 Calculus II 4
UNIV 103 (Math majors section) 3 COMM 100 Fund of Speech 3
CSCI 161 Intro to Comp I 4 Hum./Fine Arts #1 3
ENGL 110 Composition 3 Social Sciences #1 3
WELL 175 3
Total s.h.
14
Total s.h.
16

Third Semester Fourth Semester
MATH 311 Calculus III 4 MATH 322 Linear Algebra 4
PHYS 231 General Physics I 5 MATH 365 Ord Diff Eq 3
MATH 310 Intro to Math Proof 3 Open Elective 4
EON 101 Macroeconomics 3 ECON 102 Microeconomics 3

Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
14

Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
MATH 335 Math Stat I 3 MATH 435 Math Stats II 3
Hum./Fine Arts #2 3 MATH 345 Abstract Algebra I 3
Sciences #3 3 MATH 319 Calc/Act Sci Sem 1
Elective 3 Cultural Diversity/Community 3
BUAD 161 (Recommended) 3 Advance Writing 3
BUAD 162 (Recommended) 3
Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
16

Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
MATH 535 Stat Methods I 3 MATH 464 Real Analysis I 3
Math Elective 3 MATH 375 Numerical Analysis 3
Perspectives 3 Elective 3
Hum./Fine Arts #3 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
15

Total S.H. = 120 (minimum)

## The Applied Mathematics Option

The Applied Mathematics option is designed to give students a focus in those areas of mathematics used most often in applications. The program is designed to prepare students for jobs applying mathematics to other fields or for graduate study in mathematics. Students enrolled in the B.S. program may complete the Applied Mathematics Option by including the following courses among the courses taken to fulfill their major.

Interested in Applied Math? Request More Information

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

### Sample Four Year Plan

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
UNIV 103 (Math majors section) 3 Hum./Fine Arts #1 3
ENGL 110 Composition 3 Social Sciences #1 3
WELL 175 3
Total s.h.
14
Total s.h.
16

Third Semester Fourth Semester
MATH 311 Calculus III 4 MATH 322 Linear Algebra 4
PHYS 231 General Physics I 5 MATH 365 Ord Diff Eq 3
MATH 310 Intro to Math Proof 3 Sciences #1 5
Social Sciences #2 3 Social Sciences #3 3

Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
15

Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
MATH 335 Math Stat I 3 MATH 375 Numerical Analysis 3
Elective 3 MATH 345 Abstract Algebra I 3
Hum./Fine Arts #2 3 ENGL 312 Tech Writing 3
MATH 467 Partial Diff Eq 3 Cultural Diversity/Community 3
Elective Elective 3

Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
15

Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
MATH 478 Topics in Appl Math 3 MATH 464 Real Analysis I 3
MATH 471 Math Modeling 3 Math Elective 3
Perspectives 3 Elective 3
Hum./Fine Arts #3 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
15

Total S.H. = 120 (minimum)

## The Statistics Option

The Statistics option is intended to prepare students for work as statisticians as well as for graduate study in statistics. Students enrolled in any of the B.A., B.S. or B.S.Ed. programs may complete the Statistics Option by including the following courses among the courses taken to fulfill their major.

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

### Sample Four Year Plan

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
UNIV 103 (Math majors section) 3 Hum./Fine Arts #1 3
ENGL 110 Composition 3 Social Sciences #1 3
WELL 175 3
Total s.h.
14
Total s.h.
16

Third Semester Fourth Semester
MATH 311 Calculus III 4 MATH 322 Linear Algebra 4
PHYS 231 General Physics I 5 MATH 365 Ord Diff Eq 3
MATH 310 Intro to Math Proof 3 Open Elective 4
Social Sciences #2 3 Social Sciences #3 3

Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
15

Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
MATH 335 Math Stat I 3 MATH 435 Math Stats II 3
Elective 3 MATH 345 Abstract Algebra I 3
Hum./Fine Arts #2 3 ENGL 312 Tech Writing 3
Sciences #1 3 Cultural Diversity/Community 3
Elective MATH 375 Numerical Analysis 3

Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
15

Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
MATH 535 3 MATH 464 Real Analysis I 3
Math Elective 3 Math 536 Stat Methods II 3
Perspectives 3 MATH 537 Stat Prob Solv Sem 3
Hum./Fine Arts #3 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3

Total s.h.
15
Total s.h.
15

Total S.H. = 120 (minimum)