
20202021 Catalog
Mathematics General Program (BS)


Mathematics Department information
This program is designed for the student who wants to study mathematics in some depth as preparation for graduate school or a career in mathematics or a related field.
It is recommended that the general education requirements be completed in the first two years.

Requirements
Completion of at least 124 credits, including:
A. Foundational Mathematics (18 credits)
C. Concentrations
One of the following concentrations:
Abstract Mathematics
This concentration is recommended for the student who plans to go on to graduate school in mathematics or a related field. The emphasis of the concentration is on abstract, rigorous mathematics and on the development of the student’s analytical and creative talents.
Advanced Mathematics (19 credits)
Mathematics Electives (12 credits)
Four additional MTH courses numbered 300 or higher, including no more than one from:
Foreign Language (08 credits)
Students who wish to meet this requirement with courses taken in high school or at other colleges and universities, or those who have attained fluency in a foreign language without formal course work, must demonstrate such equivalent proficiency by examination.
Applied Mathematics
This concentration is recommended for students who plan to apply mathematics toward a career in science or industry. Coursework focuses on the use of abstract mathematics to model realworld phenomena arising from a variety of applications.
Advanced Mathematics (2425 credits)
Mathematics Electives (68 credits)
Two additional MTH courses numbered 300 or higher, excluding:
Mathematics for Data Science
This concentration is recommended for the student who plans to go into a career in data science upon completion of the bachelor degree, or who plans to go on to graduate school in data science or a related field. The emphasis of the concentration is on data analytics with a rigorous statistical background and utilizes diverse algorithms and software.
Advanced Mathematics (27 credits)
Computer Science (17 credits)
Mathematics for Social Interaction
This concentration is recommended for students interested in applications of discrete mathematics to contemporary society. Coursework focuses on the mathematical background behind networks, individual and group decisionmaking, and electronic communication.
Advanced Mathematics (24 credits)
Computer Science (11 credits)


