2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 27, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, BA

The mission of the mathematics program is to provide students with a mathematical education which prepares them to understand, communicate, and apply mathematics. As a result, our graduates will be able to continue their mathematical education in graduate school, become effective secondary school mathematics teachers, or apply their mathematical knowledge and thinking ability in service or industry.

A major in mathematics includes the following:

Additional Information

Supporting courses are recommended in chemistry, physics, computer science, or business.

Recommended preparation for graduate study in mathematics: same as major requirements. MATH 435; physics and/or chemistry enrichment courses are suggested.

Integrated Mathematics

The mathematics major meets the requirements for secondary teaching licensure in Integrated Mathematics. Students pursuing the Integrated Mathematics licensure program must maintain a minimum 2.50 major gpa and a 2.75 cumulative gpa to progress through the teacher licensure program. Candidates are required to earn a minimum grade of C (2.0) for all EDUC and SPED courses and may repeat a course only once. To register for education courses at the 300 level or above, acceptance into Teacher Education is required. See details of the assessment requirements and criteria for teacher licensure programs in the School of Education and Human Development.

Bypass Credit

The following courses have been approved for bypass credit upon successful completion (“C” or higher) of the listed courses (see Academic Policies and Procedures  for more information):

Completed Course   Course(s) Approved for Bypass Credit                   

MATH 203                  MATH 150  

MATH 204                  MATH 150 MATH 203  

MATH 333                  MATH 150 MATH 203 , MATH 204