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Bachelor of Science

Mathematics

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College of Letters and Sciences

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Department of Mathematics

- Program Description
- Career
- Admission Requirements
- Learning Outcomes
- Additional Program Requirements
- Program of Study
- 4 Year Course Schedule

#### Program Description

#### Career Opportunities

#### Admission Requirements

#### Learning Outcomes

Graduates from all of the math programs will have:

- an understanding of calculus and an ability to use calculus in applications
- knowledge of algebraic structures
- knowledge of the real numbers, functions, the topological properties of R, differentiation, and integration
- knowledge of and the ability to apply probability density functions
- knowledge of appropriate mathematical models
- the ability to think critically
- the ability to understand mathematical arguments and to construct mathematical proofs
- the ability to use computational devices and software in problem solving situations
- communication skills to acquire, develop, and convey mathematical knowledge

#### Additional Program Requirements

#### Program Of Study

**Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9**

ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)

ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)

*Select one of the following courses:*

MATH 1113

MATH 1131

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Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4
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COMM 1110

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Select one of the following courses:
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*Select one of the following courses:*Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002

Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

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Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.
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Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
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Select one of the following humanities courses:
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**Select one of the following fine arts courses:**

***ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.**
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Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 11
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*Select two lab science courses from below:*

*Select one of the following courses:*

MATH 1131

MATH 1132

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Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
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Select one course from the following two courses:
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HIST 2111

HIST 2112

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Take the following course:
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POLS 1101

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Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
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*Select one world cultures course from the following courses:*

**Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3**

PHED 1205

Select any one PEDS course.

**Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18**

MATH 2135 Calculus/Analytical Geometry 3

STAT 1127 Introductory Statistics

Guided elective

^{1}(0 or 3 hours)

^{1} Guided elective will be selected from among freshman and sophomore level courses in science, business, and education based upon student interests and career goals and requiring the approval of a faculty advisor and the Mathematics Department Chair.

**Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 25-26**

MATH 1113 Pre-Calculus(one hr, if taken for Area A math)

MATH 2125 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics

MATH 3107 Differential Equations

**Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 9**

*Select nine semester hours of MATH or STAT courses at the 3000 level or higher. STAT 5176 and STAT 5177 are recommended for graduate study in statistics. MATH 5135 and MATH 5185 are required for teacher certification.*

**Area I General Electives Required Hours: 25-26**

Select 9 semester hours of courses at 3000-level or higher.

AND

Select 16-17 hours of courses at 1000-level or higher. Six semester hours in French or German at the 2000-level or higher are recommended.

OR

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UTeach Columbus Teaching Option
**(Only two attempts allowed for each of the following courses)

**Total Hours Required: 123 (125-128 w/UTeach)**

#### 4 Year Course Schedule

**four year**course schedule