Department of Mathematics
Description of Majors
Mathematics (30 hours)The mathematics major requires Calculus I, II, and III; Linear Algebra, and Problem Seminar. Additional courses in mathematics are chosen to complement the student's mathematics interests and objectives through consultation with the student's department advisor.
Computer Science – Mathematics (52 hours)The computer science mathematics major combines mathematics and computer science. Required courses include Calculus I, II, and II; Linear Algebra; Discrete Mathematical Structures; Numerical Analysis; Computer Science I, II, and III; Database Programming; and Computer Architecture. Additional course selection in mathematics and computer science will be made in consultation with the student's major advisors.
Mathematics – Economics (38 hours)The mathematics economics major combines mathematics and economics. Required courses include Calculus I, II, and III; Linear Algebra; Mathematical Statistics; Principles of Macroeconomics; Principles of Microeconomics; Intermediate Economic Analysis; and Money and Banking. In addition, this major requires the completion of an independent study project combining mathematics and economics.
Mathematics Teaching (38 hours)The mathematics teaching major prepares students to teach mathematics at the secondary level, completing mathematics courses such as Calculus I, II, and III; Linear Algebra; Discrete Mathematical Structures; College Geometry; Abstract Algebra; Real Analysis; Problem Seminar; either Introductory Statistics with Applications or Mathematical Statistics; and either Differential Equations or Mathematical Models. Students must also meet requirements of the School of Education to meet professional teaching requirements.
Description of Minor
Mathematics (16 hours)The mathematics minor requires Calculus I and II. Additional course selection in advanced mathematics will be made to complement the student's mathematics interests and objectives.
Statistics (16 hours)Provides a coherent plan of study in statistics supporting students’ major fields of study. Courses in MATH 2120 or PSYC/POSC 2440; MATH 4010; and other courses selected from PSYC 3240, 4650, or MATH courses approved by the program director.