Requirements

Majors may earn either a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree through the Mathematics department.

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Mathematics—MATH (38–42 hours)

All of the following:

  • MATH 131-132 Calculus I, II 8 hours; or MATH 133 Theory and Application of Calculus 4 hours 
  • MATH 225 Foundations of Higher Mathematics 3 hours 
  • MATH 231 Calculus III 4 hours 
  • MATH 326 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations 4 hours 
  • MATH 496 Pro-Seminar 2 hours 
  • CPSC 207 Computer Programming 3 hours

Two full-year sequences (one of which must be either Analysis or Algebra):

  • MATH 335-336 Differential Equations II & Numerical Analysis 6 hours 
  • MATH 341-342 Analysis I, II 6 hours 
  • MATH 345-346 Probability, Statistics 6 hours 
  • MATH 353-354 Abstract Algebra I, II 6 hours

Six additional hours at the 300-400 level (above 302):

  • CPSC 315 Simulation: Theory and Application 3 hours;  or CPSC 328 Data Structures 3 hours 
  • MATH 335 Differential Equations II 3 hours 
  • MATH 336 Numerical Analysis 3 hours 
  • MATH 339 Discrete Mathematics 3 hours 
  • MATH 341 Analysis I 3 hours 
  • MATH 342 Analysis II 3 hours 
  • MATH 345 Probability 3 hours 
  • MATH 346 Statistics 3 hours 
  • MATH 353 Abstract Algebra I 3 hours 
  • MATH 354 Abstract Algebra II 3 hours 
  • MATH 361 Geometry 3 hours 
  • MATH 362 Topology 3 hours 
  • MATH 372 Stochastic Models 3 hours 
  • MATH 381 Mathematical Modeling 3 hours 
  • MATH 438 Mathematical Programming 3 hours
  • MATH 490 Special Topics 1–3 hours 
  • MATH 497 Independent Study 1–3 hours

Bachelor of Science: Major in Statistical and Actuarial Mathematics —SAM (60 hours)

All of the following:

  • MATH 131-132 Calculus I, II 8 hours; or MATH 133 Theory and Application of Calculus 4 hours 
  • MATH 225 Foundations of Higher Mathematics 3 hours 
  • MATH 231 Calculus III 4 hours 
  • MATH 326 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations 4 hours 
  • MATH 496 Pro-Seminar 2 hours 
  • CPSC 207 Computer Programming 3 hours

All of the following:

  • MATH 252 Theory of Interest 3 hours 
  • MATH 345 Probability 3 hours 
  • MATH 346 Statistics 3 hours 
  • MATH 372 Stochastic Models 3 hours

One of the following full-year sequences:

  • MATH 341-342 Analysis I, II 6 hours 
  • MATH 353-354 Abstract Algebra I, II 6 hours

Three additional hours at the 300-400 level (above 302):

  • CPSC 315 Simulation: Theory and Application 3 hours 
  • CPSC 328 Data Structures 3 hours 
  • MATH 335 Differential Equations II 3 hours 
  • MATH 336 Numerical Analysis 3 hours 
  • MATH 339 Discrete Mathematics 3 hours 
  • MATH 341 Analysis I 3 hours 
  • MATH 342 Analysis II 3 hours 
  • MATH 345 Probability 3 hours 
  • MATH 346 Statistics 3 hours 
  • MATH 353 Abstract Algebra I 3 hours 
  • MATH 354 Abstract Algebra II 3 hours 
  • MATH 361 Geometry 3 hours 
  • MATH 362 Topology 3 hours 
  • MATH 372 Stochastic Models 3 hours 
  • MATH 381 Mathematical Modeling 3 hours 
  • MATH 438 Mathematical Programming 3 hours 
  • MATH 490 Special Topics 1–3 hours 
  • MATH 497 Independent Study 1–3 hours

At least 15 hours of science other than mathematics or computer science including one of the following full-year sequences:

  • BIO 153-154 Foundations of Biology I, II 8 hours 
  • CHEM 121-122 Principles of Chemistry I, II 8 hours 
  • PHYS 217-218 Physics I, II 8 hours;  or PHYS 221-222 General Physics I, II 10 hours

 Additional mathematics, computer science, or science electives to bring the total to 60 hours if needed.

Recommended courses for students who plan to sit for the Actuarial exams:

  • BUAD 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 hours 
  • BUAD 312 Principles of Finance 3 hours 
  • BUAD 313 Investments 3 hours
  • ECON 251 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 hours 
  • ECON 252 Principles of Microeconomics 3 hours