Department Of Mathematics and Statistics

Undergraduate Programs

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The mathematics program emphasizes concepts, procedures, and connections. All courses develop reasoning abilities along with skills in precise communication of concepts. Problem solving is addressed throughout the program. Students are provided with solid mathematical foundation that well prepare them for advanced graduate study or careers in education, businesses, industrial or other professional fields and practical skills and methods to deal with realistic problems in those fields.

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Undergraduate Course Relation Chart 

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

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Major Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts (Effective with 2013-catalog):

45 semester hours in Mathematics including

Mathematics Core (21 hours):

MATH 2312 Calculus I

MATH 2313 Calculus II

MATH 2314 Differential Equations

MATH 2303 Introduction to Probability & Statistics

MATH 2322 Linear Algebra

MATH 3335 Geometry & Proof

MATH 3320 Foundations of Higher Mathematics

Mathematics Electives (24 hours):

Mathematics (MATH) courses at the 2000 level or higher, including 12 credit hours at the 3000 level or higher. MATH 2340 is recommended as a general elective course but does not count toward the mathematics electives requirement.

Minor Requirement:

A minor in an approved discipline or an approved interdisciplinary minor.

 

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

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Major Requirements for a Bachelor of Science (Effective with 2013-catalog):

55 semester hours in Mathematics and supporting areas including

Mathematics Core (24 hours):

MATH 2312 Calculus I

MATH 2313 Calculus II

MATH 2314 Differential Equations

MATH 2322 Linear Algebra

MATH 3314 Calculus III

MATH 3320 Foundations of Higher Mathematics

MATH 3325 Abstract Algebra and Number Theory

MATH 3350 Introduction to Real Analysis

Mathematics Electives (24 hours):

Mathematics (MATH) courses at the 2000 level or higher, including 12 credit hours at the 3000 level or higher. Math 2340 does not count toward the mathematics electives requirement.

The following connection courses are also required for the BS in mathematics:

One computer language course (Math 2340 is strongly recommended. It meets the computer language requirement but does not count toward mathematics elective credits.)
Calculus based Physics 2305 or 2306 with a lab.

Minor Requirement:

A minor in an approved discipline or an approved interdisciplinary minor.

Bachelor of Science in Statistics

Major Requirements for a Bachelor of Science (Effective with 2016-catalog):

 42 semester hours in Statistics and supporting areas including

Mathematics and Statistics Core Requirements (30 hours)

MATH 2312 Calculus I

MATH 2313 Calculus II

MATH 2322 Linear Algebra

MATH 3314 Calculus III

MATH 3320 Foundations of Higher Mathematics

MATH 3331 Foundations of Probability and Statistics

MATH 3332 Foundations of Statistical Inference

MATH 3333 Application of Statistical Methods

MATH 4325 Design of Experiments

MATH 4333 Regression Analysis

Mathematics and Statistics Electives (9 hours):

MATH 3337 Stochastic Processes

MATH 4196 Mathematics Reading and Research II

MATH 4295 Mathematics Reading and Research I

MATH 4330 Survival Analysis

MATH 4340 Multivariate Analysis

MATH 4345 Bayesian Data Analysis

MATH 4355 Categorical Data Analysis

MATH 4360 Time Series Analysis

MATH 4365 Data Mining and Bioinformatics

One computer language course (3 hours):

MATH/ENGR 2340 is recommended to meet this requirement. Other courses in VB, C/C++, Java or other high level languages offered by the CIS department can also be used to meet this requirement.

Minor in Mathematics

Students who are pursuing majors in subject areas other than mathematics may elect to get a minor in mathematics.

The requirement for a minor in mathematics include:

18 semester hours of mathematics courses, to include MATH 2312, 2313, and at least 9 hours of upper-division courses.

Minor in Statistics

Students who are pursuing majors in other subject areas may elect to get a minor in statistics. Students who are pursuing a degree (BA or BS) in mathematics may also use this minor to fulfill the "minor requirement".

Required Courses (15 hours):

MATH 2312 - Calculus I
MATH 2313 - Calculus II
MATH 2332 - Foundations of Probability and Statistics
MATH 3332 - Foundations of Statistical Inference
MATH 3333 - Application of Statistical Methods I

Elective Course (3 hours):

MATH 4333 - Regression Analysis
MATH 4335 - Computational Statistics and its Applications
MATH 2312 and MATH 2313 may be double-counted toward a BS or BA degree in Mathematics and a minor in Statistics. The other courses listed above may not be double-counted toward a BS or BA in Mathematics when used toward a minor in Statistics.

The upper division courses listed here are not to be double counted toward either BS or BA in mathematics.