Academic Calendar 2023/24

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics major

This section specifies the mathematics major discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts section for information on additional requirements.

Note: Students pursuing a Mathematics major may not also declare a Mathematics extended minor, a Mathematics minor, or a Mathematics minor (Statistics option).

Lower-level requirements: 27–28 credits

Course Title Credits
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
or MATH 118 Calculus II for Life Sciences
MATH 211 Calculus III 3
MATH 221 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 225 Topics in Discrete Mathematic 3
or MATH 255/ENGR 255 Ordinary Differential Equations  
MATH 265 Transition to Advanced Mathematics 3
MATH 270/ STAT 270 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4
One of: 3–4
COMP 120 Computing for the Sciences  
COMP 150 Introduction to Programming  
COMP 152 Introduction to Structured Programming  

Upper-level requirements: 30 credits

Course Title Credits
MATH 312 Vector Calculus 3
MATH 322 Complex Variables 3
MATH 340 Introduction to Analysis 3
MATH 339 Introduction to Field Theory and Applications 3
or MATH 439 Group Theory (see Note 1)  
Plus: Six additional credits of upper-level MATH (see Notes 1 and 2) 6
Plus: Three additional credits of upper-level MATH or PHYS 481 (see Notes 1-3) 3
Plus: Nine credits of upper-level MATH or STAT courses (see Notes 1 and 2) 9

Note 1: At least nine MATH credits must be at the 400 level.

Note 2: Students pursuing a double major in Mathematics and Physics can use MATH 381/PHYS 381 to meet the requirements of either major, but not both.

Note 3: Students pursuing a major in Mathematics and a major or minor in Physics can use PHYS 481 to meet the requirements of either credential, but not both.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the MATH or STAT course descriptions section.

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