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Mathematics and Statistics
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Mathematics major
(for Bachelor of Science degree students)

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

Lower-level requirements: 36–38 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 265 Transition to Advanced Mathematics (see Note 1) 3
MATH 270/
STAT 270
Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4
COMP 152 Introduction to Structured Programming (see Note 2) 4
MATH 225 Topics in Discrete Mathematics (see Note 3)  
 or MATH 255 Ordinary Differential Equations 3
One pair of courses from the following sequences:
CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry I (previously offered) 4
 and CHEM 112 Principles of Chemistry II (previously offered) 4
or    
CHEM 113 Principles of Chemistry I 5
 and CHEM 114 Principles of Chemistry II 5
or    
PHYS 111 Mechanics 5
 and PHYS 112 Electricity and Magnetism 5
or    
BIO 111 Introductory Biology I 5
 and BIO 112 Introductory Biology II 5

Note 1: Students who have successfully completed MATH 214 prior to January 2006 may use MATH 214 in place of MATH 265.

Note 2: Students who have successfully completed COMP 150 prior to September 2006 may use COMP 150 in place of COMP 152.

Note 3: Students who have successfully completed MATH 125 prior to January 2005 may use MATH 125 in place of MATH 225.

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 Applied Algebraic Systems
 
 or MATH 439 Modern Algebra (see Note 1)
3
Plus:    
MATH 300- or 400-level MATH courses (see Note 1) 9
Plus:    
MATH or STAT 300- or 400-level MATH or STAT courses 9

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

Note 2: Students may use PHYS 381 as part of the 30 upper-level credits; however, PHYS 381 cannot be used to satisfy requirements of a math program as well as requirements of a physics program.

Course listings

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