Major in Mathematics: Traditional Mathematics Concentration

For students who wish to prepare for graduate school or to pursue a mathematically oriented professional career, the major in mathematics with traditional mathematics concentration consists of 45 hours, including MATH 202*, 221*, 222, 301, 302, 305, 307, 309, 313, 314, 405, 406, 440, and six additional hours of MATH electives taught at or above the 300-level.

*Note: Math majors must make a grade of “C” or better in MATH 202 and 221. It is highly recommended that students complete MATH 221 no later than their sophomore year.

Major in Mathematics: Applied Mathematics Concentration

For students who wish to combine a strong background in mathematics with in-depth study in another area, the mathematics with applied mathematics concentration consists of 39 to 40 hours, including MATH 202*, 221*, 222, 301, 302, 307, 311, 401, and 440; MATH 305 or CSC/MATH 350; MATH 210 or STAT 319; and six additional hours of MATH electives taught at or above the 300-level.

Students who choose this major must select an additional major or minor in one of the natural or social sciences, namely accounting, biology, business administration, chemistry, computer science, economics, physics, political science, psychology, or sociology.

*Note: Math majors must make a grade of “C” or better in MATH 202 and 221. It is highly recommended that students complete MATH 221 no later than their sophomore year.

Major in Mathematics with a Minor in Secondary Education Certification to Teach High School Mathematics

For students who want to be certified to teach mathematics in the high school setting, the mathematics education major requires a total of 68 hours, including MATH 201, 202*, 210, 221*, 301, 302, 307, 308, 309, 313, and 441.

Additionally, students must complete the minor in secondary education and all other requirements for teacher certification and acceptance into the Teacher Education Program. See catalog.

Candidates are highly encouraged to consult with their faculty adviser in the Mathematics Department during their freshman year.

Note: Math majors must make a grade of “C” or better in MATH 202 and 221. It is highly recommended that students complete MATH 221 no later than their sophomore year.

Minor in Mathematics

Students minoring in mathematics must complete 18 hours, including MATH 201, 202, 221, 301, and six additional hours of MATH electives taught at or above the 300-level.