Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Mathematics, Bachelor of Science

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.

Summary

General Education Core Curriculum43
Major Requirements41
Other Requirements12
Approved Electives24
Total Hours120

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

MATH 2413 Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I will be used to satisfy the mathematics core requirement for mathematics majors only.

3
 
ENGL 2332 World Literature IENGL 2333 World Literature IIENGL 2326 American Literature, or ENGL 2328 African-American Literature 
4

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

5

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)

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
MATH 498Capstone Courses in Math3
Math Electives12
MATH 3XX or 4XX 1
MATH 3XX or 4XX 1
MATH 3XX or 4XX 1
MATH 3XX or 4XX 1
Total Hours41
1

Select Math Electives from the Electives List below.

MATH 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 252University Physics II3
PHYS 217University Physics Laboratory I1
PHYS 218University Physics Laboratory II1
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Total Hours12

approved electives

Approved Electives 224
2

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Note: 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 “Approved Electives” 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 in lieu of the cross-referenced course below:

PHYS 1301College Physics I3
or PHYS 2325 University Physics I
PHYS 1302College Physics II3
or PHYS 252 University Physics II
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
MATH 2413 Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I 4
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I 3
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 3
CHEM 1311
Chemistry I
or Survey of Life Science
3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
 Hours16
Second Year
Third Semester
ENG 2XX Any 200 Level ENG may be selected 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
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
PHYS 252 University Physics II 3
PHYS 218 University Physics Laboratory II 1
CS 124 Fund Machine Computation 3
 Hours16
Third Year
Fifth Semester
Creative Arts 3
Free Elective 3
MATH 439 Introduction to Analysis 3
CS 120 Introduction to Programming Using C++ 3
MATH 336 Introduction to Abstract Algebra 3
 Hours15
Sixth Semester
MATH Elective (MATH 3XX or MATH 4XX) 6
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Hours15
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
MATH 473 Probability & Statistics I 3
MATH Elective (MATH 3XX or MATH 4XX) 5 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Hours12
Eighth Semester
MATH 498 Capstone Courses in Math 3
MATH Elective (MATH 3XX or MATH 4XX) 5 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Hours12
 Total Hours120
1

Pending acceptable scores on English and Math Placement Exams.

2

MATH 2413 Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I will be used to satisfy the mathematics core requirement for mathematics majors only.

3

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

4

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

5

Math Electives may be selected from:
MATH 332 Introduction to Graph Theory, MATH 335 Foundations Of Geometry, MATH 345 Applied Mathematics and Statistics for Scientists and Engineers, MATH 376 Applied Mathematical Analysis, MATH 430 The History Of Mathematics, MATH 431 Software for Scientific Computing, MATH 460 Intro To Complex Analysis, MATH 461 Introduction to Partial Differential Equations, MATH 462 Intro To Topology, MATH 463 Introduction to Numerical Analysis, , MATH 471 Topics In Math I, MATH 474 Probability & Statistics II, MATH 475 Abstract Algebra, MATH 490 Independent Study Undergrad, or MATH 499 Seminar.

Note: 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 in lieu of the cross-referenced course below:

PHYS 1301College Physics I3
PHYS 1302College Physics II3