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Math & Sciences 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

Department Courses in the Core:

  • Intermediate Algebra
  • Survey of Math with Applications
  • Finite Mathematics

Prerequisite Courses Placement into:

  • Calculus with Analytic Geometry

Departmental Courses Required of All Majors:
41 semester credits including:

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

Plus 18 credits from:

  • Modern Geometries
  • Intro Differential Equations
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Introduction to Abstract Algebra
  • Introduction to Real Analysis
  • Introduction to Numerical Analysis
  • Topics in Probability and Statistics
  • Internship AS NEEDED
  • Topics in Mathematics
  • Discrete Computational Structures
  • Statics and Properties of Material

Courses Required for Special Programs:

For Teaching Endorsement #143

  • Modern Geometries
  • Linear Algebra OR
  • Introduction to Abstract Algebra 

For Pre-Engineering Program

  • Intro Differential Equations
  • Engineering Problems/Computation Lab
  • Statics and Properties of Material
  • General Physics
  • General Physics

Other Math Courses:

  • Introduction to Discrete Structures
  • Basic Math
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • College Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Math for Elementary Teachers
  • Applied Calculus
  • Principles of Statistics
  • Concepts from Geometry for Grades K-6
  • Biostatistics

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