Mathematics, B.S. - Pure

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.   


Up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements and will be indicated below; no more than two courses in the same subject may be used towards LEP Explorations.

Major GPA  2.0 required, one grade below 'C-' allowed.

MAT 115 – Introduction to Modern Mathematics (‘C-’ or better)
MAT 150 – Calculus I (‘C-’ or better) (T1QR)
MAT 151 – Calculus II (‘C-’ or better)
MAT 250 – Foundations of Mathematics: An Introduction (‘C-’ or better)
MAT 252 – Calculus III (‘C-’ or better)  
MAT 320 – Mathematical Statistics I (‘C-’ or better)
MAT 372 – Linear Algebra (‘C-’ or better)
MAT 446 – Advanced Calculus with Applications (‘C-’ or better)
MAT 491 – Mathematics Capstone I (‘C-’ or better)
MAT 492 – Mathematics Capstone II (‘C-’ or better)

Select 3 out of 4 from (‘C-’ or better) :
MAT 245 – Differential Equations
MAT 360 – Foundations of Geometry
MAT 373 – Modern Algebra
MAT 378 – Discrete Mathematics

Select, with approval of a departmental advisor, two courses from (‘C-’ or better):
MAT 245 – Differential Equations
MAT 300 – History of Mathematics
MAT 321 – Mathematical Statistics II
MAT 322 – Numerical Analysis I
MAT 325 – Design of Experiments
MAT 326 – Regression Analysis
MAT 328 – Time Series Analysis
MAT 329 – Bayesian Analysis and Decision Making
MAT 360 – Foundations of Geometry
MAT 370 – Number Theory
MAT 373 – Modern Algebra
MAT 375 – Abstract Algebra I
MAT 376 – Abstract Algebra II
MAT 378 – Discrete Mathematics
MAT 398 – Special Topics in Mathematics
MAT 405 – Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Standpoint
MAT 450 – Analysis
MAT 480 – Topology
MAT 488 – Seminar in Mathematical Modeling
MAT 498 – Seminar in Mathematics


Select one:
DSC 100 – Data Science I
DSC 101 – Data Science II


Students with an overall 3.0 GPA may be approved to complete an accelerated pathway. Graduate courses may be completed during their senior year when a student has earned at least 90 credits. Courses successfully completed with a grade of 'C' or higher will earn dual credit to be applied to both the undergraduate and graduate transcript. Approval to start graduate coursework does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.

Accelerated Pathway to Graduate Program
In consultation with their advisor, students may select up to 12 credits of graduate level coursework (500-level or higher) appropriate to their intended graduate program of study.