Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Accelerated Master of Science- Mathematics (5-year BS to MS)

SUMMARY

General Education Core Curriculum43
Major Requirements62
Other Requirements18
Minor & Second Major21
Total Hours144

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE CURRICULUM (STANDARD)1

Communication
ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
Mathematics
MATH 2413Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I4
Life and Physical Sciences
CHEM 1311Chemistry I3
or BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science
PHYS 2325University Physics I3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENG 2XX 33
Creative Arts 4
Select one of the following:3
MUSI XXX
ART XXX
THEA XXX
American History
HIST 1301Soc & Pol Hist US to 18773
HIST 1302Soc & Pol Hist US Since 18773
Government/Political Science
POLS 2305American Government3
POLS 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 5
Select one of the following:3
PSY XXX
SOC XXX
ECON XXX
Institutional Options
COMM 1321Business & Professional Comm3
or COMM 1315 Public Address
COSC 1301Intro To Compr Science I3
Total Hours43
1

Students should be advised by a major advisor prior to registering for any credit, particularly any core curriculum credit as listed.

2

ENGL 2332 World Literature IENGL 2333 World Literature IIENGL 2326 American Literature, or ENGL 2328 African-American Literature (TCCN: ENGL 2332, ENGL 2333, ENGL 2326, or ENGL 2326)

3

MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation, MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living, THEA 1310 Introduction to Theatre, ARTS 1315 Intro African Art 

4

PSYC 2301 General Psychology, SOCI 1301 Introduction To Sociology, SOCI 1306 Contemporary Social Issues, SOCI 2306 Soc Of Human Sexuality, SOCI 2346 Introduction To Anthropology, ECON 2301 Principles Of Economics I or ECON 2302 Principles Of Economics II 

MAJOR (MATHEMATICS)

BS MATHEMATICS 38 credits
MATH 2414Calculus&Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 243Calculus & Analytic Geo III4
MATH 250Linear Algebra3
MATH 251Differential Equations3
MATH 331Foundations of Mathematics3
MATH 336Introduction to Abstract Algebra3
MATH 439Introduction to Analysis3
MATH 473Probability & Statistics I3
or MATH 3339 Statistics For Sciences
MATH 498Capstone Courses in Math3
Math Electives
Electives used for BS
MATH 3XX or 4XX 16
MATH 4XX 26
Electives used for MS
MS MATHEMATICS 24 credits
MATH 631Intro To The Found Of Math3
MATH 633Theory Functions Real Variable3
MATH 634Theory Functions Complex Var3
MATH 636Point Set Topology3
MATH 733Abstract Algebra3
MATH 5XX or 6XX or 7XX Elective3
MATH 5XX or 6XX or 7XX Elective3
MATH 5XX or 6XX or 7XX Elective3
Total Hours65
1

Select Math Electives from the Electives List below.

2

Counted toward both BS Degree and MS Degree in Mathematics.

ELECTIVES

MATH 332Introduction to Graph Theory3
MATH 335Foundations Of Geometry3
MATH 3338Introduction To Probability3
MATH 3339Statistics For Sciences3
MATH 345Applied Mathematics and Statistics for Scientists and Engineers3
MATH 376Applied Mathematical Analysis3
MATH 430The History Of Mathematics3
MATH 431Software for Scientific Computing3
MATH 460Intro To Complex Analysis3
MATH 461Introduction to Partial Differential Equations3
MATH 462Intro To Topology3
MATH 463Introduction to Numerical Analysis3
MATH 465Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning3
MATH 471Topics In Math I3
MATH 474Probability & Statistics II3
MATH 475Abstract Algebra3
MATH 490Independent Study Undergrad3
MATH 499Seminar3

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

CS 120Introduction to Programming Using C++3
CS 124Fund Machine Computation3
PHYS 217University Physics Laboratory I1
PHYS 2325University Physics I3
PHYS 218University Physics Laboratory II1
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Total Hours12

MINOR/SECOND MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)

Students interested in receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Math and in teaching mathematics grades 8-12 may substitute courses required by the College of Education for educator preparation and certification in place of “Minor Requirements.” These courses include:

EDCI 310Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng3
EDCI 328Field Based -II Perf Focus Tch3
EDCI 339Classrm Mngt3
EDCI 350Desgng & Implg Inst/Assessment3
EDCI 464DIR STU TCH HS6
RDG 400Con Are Rdg3
RDG 402Informal Diagnosis3

Students interested in teaching may also take cross-referenced courses:

PHYS 2325/1301University Physics I3
PHYS 217/213University Physics Laboratory I1
PHYS 252/1302University Physics II3
PHYS 218/214University Physics Laboratory II1
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 1 3
MATH 2413 Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I 1 4
CHEM 1311
Chemistry I
or Survey of Life Science
3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
 Hours17
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
MATH 2414 Calculus&Analytic Geometry II 4
Social and Behavioral Science 3
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
 Hours16
Second Year
Third Semester
ENG 2XX Any 200-level English 2 3
MATH 243 Calculus & Analytic Geo III 4
PHYS 2325 University Physics I 3
PHYS 217 University Physics Laboratory I 1
POLS 2305 American Government 3
MATH 250 Linear Algebra 3
 Hours17
Fourth Semester
MATH 251 Differential Equations 3
MATH 331 Foundations of Mathematics 3
PHYS 252 University Physics II 3
PHYS 218 University Physics Laboratory II 1
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
CS 124 Fund Machine Computation 3
 Hours16
Third Year
Fifth Semester
Creative Arts 3
MATH 439 Introduction to Analysis 3
MATH 431 Software for Scientific Computing 3
CS 120 Introduction to Programming Using C++ 3
MATH 336 Introduction to Abstract Algebra 3
 Hours15
Sixth Semester
MATH Elective 3XX or 4XX 6
Free Elective 9
Student should apply for the 4+1 program
 Hours15
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
MATH 473
Probability & Statistics I
or Statistics For Sciences
3
MATH 3XX or 4XX 3
MATH 4XX 3
Free Elective 3
MATH 631 Intro To The Found Of Math 3
 Hours15
Eighth Semester
MATH 498 Capstone Courses in Math 3
MATH Elective (MATH 4XX) 3
Free Elective 6
MATH 633 Theory Functions Real Variable 3
Student should apply for BS graduation
Student should apply for MS program
 Hours15
Fifth Year
Ninth Semester
MATH 733 Abstract Algebra 3
MATH 5XX or 6XX or 7XX Elective 3
MATH 5XX or 6XX or 7XX Elective 3
 Hours9
Tenth Semester
MATH 634 Theory Functions Complex Var 3
MATH 636 Point Set Topology 3
MATH 5XX or 6XX or 7XX Elective 3
Student should apply for MS graduation
 Hours9
 Total Hours144
1

Pending acceptable scores on English and Math placement examinations.

2

ENGL 2332 World Literature I, ENGL 2333 World Literature II, ENGL 2326 American Literature, or ENGL 2328 African-American Literature (TCCN: ENGL 2332, ENGL 2333, ENGL 2326, or ENGL 2326)

3

MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation, MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living, THEA 1310 Introduction to Theatre, ART 135 Topics in Contemp Art & Cultur, ARTS 1315 Intro African Art (TCCN: MUSI 1306, HUMA 1315, DRAM 1310, ARTS 1301, or HUMA 2323).

4

PSYC 2301 General Psychology, SOCI 1301 Introduction To Sociology, SOCI 1306 Contemporary Social Issues, SOCI 2306 Soc Of Human Sexuality, SOCI 2346 Introduction To Anthropology, ECON 2301 Principles Of Economics I or ECON 2302 Principles Of Economics II