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Mathematics Curriculum

The mathematics major offers students a variety of choices. Students may prepare for graduate study in mathematics dependent fields such as statistics, operations research or management. They may also prepare for a career in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Education, research, or related fields immediately after graduation.

Required Courses

MAT 2010: Calculus I
MAT 2020: Calculus II
MAT 2090: Statistical Methods
MAT 3010; Calculus III

MAT 3020: Ordinary Differential Equations
OR
MAT 3030: Vector Calculus

MAT 2100: Discrete Mathematics
MAT 3050: Linear Algebra
MAT 3060: Abstract Algebra
MAT 4590: Mathematics Seminar (Fall and Winter Terms) (W course)

Option I: Education
Students majoring in mathematics who are seeking certification for Childhood or Adolescence Education should choose this option. The courses in this option are aligned with NCTM program standards.

MAT 2003/MAT 2910: Mathematical History: Ancient to Medieval
MAT 2009/MAT 2911: Mathematical History: Renaissance to Modern
MAT 3260: Introduction to Classical and Modern Geometry
Elective 3000 or 4000 level

Option II: Mathematical Sciences

This option would help those students who wish to prepare for mathematics-related careers other than teaching.

MAT 3020: Ordinary Differential Equations*
OR
MAT 3030: Vector Calculus*

MAT 3045: Probability
MAT 3610: Introduction to Real Analysis

Elective 3000 or 4000 level

*Students who complete Option II must take both Differential Equations and Vector Calculus


In addition to the required number of credits needed to complete the major, all students must also fulfill the general degree requirements in order to graduate.