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The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options

Mathematics Major


1. Applied Mathematics Emphasis

Recommended for students who would like to develop and use their mathematical ability for careers in business and industry.

  • Required Units (crs.): 40 minimum
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
    • Mathematics: Mathematics 301, 365, 371, 467.
  • Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement including these studies:
    • Mathematics: Mathematics 352, 355, 356, 375, 376, 381, 401, 402.

 

2. Statistics Emphasis

  • Required Units (crs.): 38 minimum

  • Required courses: In addition to the Core Courses:

    • Mathematics: Mathematics 301, 365, 385, 401.

  • Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement including these studies:
    • Mathematics: Mathematics 302, 304, 305, 355, 356, 381, 386, 402.

 

 

3. Secondary Education Emphasis

Recommended for students who plan to teach junior or senior high school mathematics.

  • Required Units (crs.): 39 minimum

  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:

    • Mathematics: Mathematics 301, 331; 333 or 334; 485; plus one course from: Mathematics 346, 347, 348 or 349.

  • Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement selected so that at least one elective is selected from two of the following five areas (may not be double counted from the required courses): 1) Algebra-Mathematics 346, 347, 348 or 349; 2) Geometry/topology-Mathematics 333, 334, or 480; 3) Probability/Statistics-Mathematics 302, 304, 305, 381, 385, 386, 401, or 402; 4) Computing-Mathematics 352, 355, 356, or 357; 5) Analysis-Mathematics 371, 375, 376, or 467.

 

4. Liberal Arts Emphasis

Recommended for students who want to continue the study of Mathematics beyond a Bachelor's Degree.

  • Required Units (crs.): 40 minimum

  • Required Courses: In addition to the core courses:

    • Mathematics: Mathematics 365 or 485; two courses from: Mathematics 301, 346, 347, 348 or 349; two courses from: Mathematics 375, 376, 467, or 480.

  • Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the minimum requirement including these studies: Mathematics 302, 304, 305, 331, 333, 334, 352, 355, 356, 357, 365, 371, 381, 385, 386, 401, 402, 480.

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