
Undergraduate Catalog  20202021 Previous Edition
Mathematics, B.S.



Admission Requirements
Freshman and Transfers
 Minimum GPA: 2.0
 Prerequisite Courses: GPA of at least 2.0 in each of the following categories:
 All MATH, STAT, and OPRS courses taken
 All 2000level and above MATH, STAT, and OPRS courses taken
 Declaration of Major: Change of Major forms accepted yearround; orientation/advising session required after declaration
 Transferable Credit Hours: 24
Degree Requirements
A Major in Mathematics for the B.S. degree consists of a minimum of 40 credit hours of approved Mathematics (MATH), Operations Research (OPRS), or Statistics (STAT) courses; and one course in Computing and Informatics (ITSC). In addition to the requirements for the B.A. in Mathematics degree , the Major in Mathematics for the B.S. degree requires the completion of six additional hours of approved MATH, OPRS, or STAT courses numbered 3000 or above (exclusive of MATH 3163 ), and a minimum of 11 credit hours of science courses.
Required Major Courses (minimum 35 credit hours)
And at least one from the following:
Restricted Mathematics Elective Courses (9 credit hours)
Select from the following:
Operations Research (OPRS)
Restricted Science Elective Courses (11 credit hours)
Select a minimum of 11 credit hours of approved science courses. Any science course from BIOL, CHEM, ESCI, GEOL, PHYS, or PSYC 1101 and PSYC 1101L is permissible.
Restricted Related Elective Courses (18 credit hours)
Select 18 credit hours of electives in related courses. Elective courses should be chosen from related disciplines or an approved minor in another discipline. Students should select courses in consultation with the department and/or their advisor.
Unrestricted Elective Courses
As needed to complete the credit hours required for graduation.
Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours
Cooperative Education Program
Students may participate in the Mathematics Cooperative Education Program in either the parallel or alternate track. The parallel track combines parttime academic study and parttime cooperative experience during the same semester, while the alternate track alternates semesters totally devoted to work with semesters totally devoted to academic study. Students in the Mathematics Cooperative Education Program must participate in a minimum of two semesters in the program. Students who are in good standing with the University, have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5, and have completed 30 credit hours are eligible to apply. Transfer students are required to complete 12 credit hours at the University prior to application. Students interested in participating in the program should contact the Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics or the University Career Center for information.
Grade Requirements
An overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a GPA of at least 2.0 in all math courses is required.
Honors Program
For details about the Honors Program in Mathematics, visit the program page .


