Mathematics

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND COURSES

We offer degrees in Mathematics, Mathematics Education (to prepare students to teach at the high school level), and Mathematical Physics.  We also offer minors in Mathematics, and Mathematics Education (to prepare students to teach mathematics at the K-8 level).  

Major in Mathematics

  • Core curriculum and mission seminars (see catalog)
  • MATH 220: Calculus I (4 credits)
  • MATH 221: Calculus II (4 credits)
  • MATH 230: Elements of Statistics (3 credits)
  • MATH 260: Introduction to Abstract math (4 credits)
  • PHYS 260, 270: University Physics I (4 credits)
  • MATH 320: Calculus II (4 credits)
  • MATH 321: Differential Equations (3 credits)
  • MATH 330: Probability (3 credits)
  • MATH 340: Linear Algebra (3 credits)
  • MATH 344: Abstract Algebra (4 credits)
  • MATH 365: Mathematical Modeling (3 credits)
  • MATH 420: Real Analysis (4 credits)
  • MATH 450: Geometry (3 credits)
  • MATH 499: Mathematics Seminar (2 credits)

Major in Mathematics Education

  • All of the components of the Major in mathematics, plus
  • EDUC 150 Intro to Education (3 credits)
  • EDUC 215: Educational Psychology (3 credits)
  • EDUC 255: Professional Issues (3 credits)
  • EDUC 390: Middle School Theory and Practice (3 credits)
  • EDUC 316: Tech Enhanced Instruction (3 credits)
  • EDUC 306: Inclusion of Students with Special Needs (3 credits)
  • EDUC 328: Math Methods (3 credits)
  • EDUC 330: Content Literacy (3 credits)
  • EDUC 459: Student Teaching (10 credits)
  • EDUC 482: Seminar (2 credits)
  • Additional DPI requirements (see degree audit)

The mathematics major requires coursework from the liberal arts core and mathematics major courses. Refer to your undergraduate catalog for the specific requirements.

It’s important to pay close attention to the catalog to assure that you stay on schedule for graduation. Consult your advisor with any questions or to keep him or her abreast of your progress. Don’t forget that your advisor is here to help keep you on track.