Major in Mathematics
For students who wish to prepare for graduate school or to pursue a mathematically oriented professional career, the major in mathematics consists of 42 hours, including
- MATH 202*, 221*, 301, 302, 307, 309, 311, 313, 405, 440, MATH/CSC 350
- and three courses from the following: MATH 305, 308, 317, 401
*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 – 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 72 hours, including
- MATH 201, 202*, 210, 221*, 301, 302, 307, 308, 309, 313, 430, 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.
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