Undergraduate Program

BS in Math Requirements

Students looking to complete a BS in mathematics must complete the required courses in the following areas:

For more information speak to a mathematics advisor or see the undergraduate handbook.


Foundational Course Requirement 

The following foundational courses must be completed before acceptance into the major:

Equivalent courses may be substituted for the above requirements:

AP courses may also be used to satisfy foundational requirements.

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Core Course Requirement

Students must complete the following five courses:

An honors version of a course can always be substituted for the listed course.

* The requirement that MTH 235 be taken can also be satisfied by completing MTH 173. MTH 235 should be taken early in the student's major program.

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Advanced Course Requirement

In addition to the core courses, students must complete six 4-credit advanced courses as follows:

* Any mathematics course numbered 200 or above (excluding core courses) qualifies as an advanced mathematics course. 

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Upper Level Writing Requirement

The department believes that the ability to write coherently on a mathematical topic, in a way that is acceptable to the general mathematical community, is an essential part of a successful major in mathematics.

To satisfy the upper level writing requirement, students must pass two courses, which may be any of the following types:

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