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2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog 
2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics - Major

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Our Mathematics major is designed for those students who will work in industry upon graduation or for those intending to continue in graduate work in mathematics or statistics. This program consists of 40 credits of mathematics including Calculus III, Differential Equations, Real Analysis, and Modern Algebra. Students also take two semesters of Physics (Calculus based) and one semester of a programming language.

Students are officially accepted into the Mathematics major after completion of MTH 201, Introduction to Mathematical Structures, with a C grade or better.

All Mathematics majors must maintain a 2.0 GPA, both  in the major and overall.

Mathematics Core

The Mathematics core provides the foundation for all of our programs. Students take the 6 courses listed below. The individual programs add mathematical depth and breadth. The Senior Comprehensive Examination asks the students to reflect on this core.

Required Courses for Mathematics Majors

In addition to the Mathematics core, students in the Mathematics major are required to take the 24 credits listed below.

Elective Courses for Mathematics Majors

For the Mathematics major, students select nine credits (3 courses) from this list of elective courses.

Mathematics Senior Experience

The Senior Experience for Mathematics is designed to promote integration of the core topics. In MTH 399, Problem Solving, students are challenged to use all facets of their mathematics background to solve diverse and open-ended mathematical problems. The skills from each of the core disciplines are tested in the Comprehensive Examination, MTH 499.

Mathematics Sample Program

Freshman Year

  • Modern Foreign Language Credits: 6
  • Perspectives I Credits: 9

As well as:

Junior Year

  • Math Elective Credits: 6
  • Perspectives II Credits: 9
  • Elective Credits: 9

As well as:

Senior Year

  • Elective Credits: 24

As well as:

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