20172018 Undergraduate Catalog
Mathematics, BS


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Introductory theoretical courses
Upperlevel required courses
One of the following courses
One of the following courses
Upperlevel elective courses
Three of the following courses
Programming course
Choose one
Other Requirements and Recommendations
 Majors must complete 40 credits (see below for curriculum details on each major) with a grade of C or higher in each course for the major and at least a 2.00 GPA overall in mathematics courses. The S/NC grade option is not permitted.
 MATH 0413  INTRO THEORETICAL MATHEMATICS meets the departmental W requirement.
 Credit by examination is usually available only through the placement testing offered for incoming students.
 Appropriate courses for the Dietrich School required 12credit related area are determined in consultation with the mathematics advisor. A 12credit related area for applied mathematics majors must be approved by the Undergraduate Committee.
 Students considering graduate work in mathematics should be aware that many programs require a reading knowledge of one or two second languages from among French, German, and Russian.
 To graduate with honors in mathematics or applied mathematics, students must meet the following requirements in addition to the other requirements for the major.
 Completion of all mathematics requirements
 Completion of each of the following courses with a grade of B or better:
 Completion of an honors thesis under the direction of a member of the mathematics faculty or completion of a second graduate level mathematics course in lieu of the honors thesis
 Students interested in graduate study in mathematics are advised to take MATH 1530 and MATH 1540 . Those interested in pursuing secondary education certification in mathematics are required to take MATH 1020 , MATH 1230 , and MATH 1290 , MATH 1230 does not count toward the major.
The statistics requirement is waived for mathematics majors graduating with honors. Although not required, it is recommended that honors candidates take the intermediate honors courses MATH 0450  INTRODUCTION TO ANALYSIS and MATH 1185  HONORS LINEAR ALGEBRA during their freshman and sophomore years.

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