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Math and Computer Science Majors

Applied Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics offers a major in Mathematics and a minor in Mathematics. With these programs, you will be prepared for positions in business, industry, research, education, and graduate studies–wherever mathematics related problem-solving skills are needed.

The solid analytical and creative skills developed through the strong mathematics background will lead you, in general, into upper management positions or graduate studies in several areas, including mathematics, engineering, economics, education, accounting, actuarial science, and management. Our graduates occupy a broad variety of positions, such as: actuarial scientists or managers for insurance companies, banks, or industry, and teachers.

A pre-engineering program is offered through the Math Department.

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Courses and Requirements

Prerequisite for Major:

  • Placement into Calculus with Analytic Geometry I

Departmental Courses Required of All Majors:

  • Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
  • Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
  • Applied Statistics
  • Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning
  • Linear Algebra
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Introduction to Mathematical Modeling
  • Senior Seminar
  • Intro to Programming Using Visual Basic OR Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

Plus 13 credits from:

  • Modern Geometries
  • Introduction to Differential Equations
  • Introduction to Abstract Algebra
  • Introduction to Real Analysis
  • Introduction to Numerical Analysis
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Internship
  • Topics in Mathematics
  • Discrete Computational Structures
  • Statics and Properties of Materials

Courses Required for Special Programs:

For Teaching Endorsement #143

  • Modern Geometries
  • Linear Algebra OR Introduction to Abstract Algebra 
  • Discrete Computational Structures

For Pre-Engineering Program

  • Introduction to Differential Equations
  • Introdution to Numerical Analysis
  • Statics and Properties of Materials

For detailed course descriptions, please go to the current catalog HERE