Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Mathematics (Data Science Concentration), 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.


General Education Core Curriculum43
Major Requirements41
Other Requirements24
Data Science Concentration12
Total Hours120


ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
Mathematics 2
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:
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:
PSYC 2301 or SOCI XXXX or ECON XXXX or GEOG 13033
Institutional Options
COMM 1321Business & Professional Comm3
or COMM 1315 Public Address
Select one of the following:3
Intro To Compr Science I
Ins Tec
Principles Of Economics I
Fundamentals of Information Systems
Or, one additional course from the Mathematics, Life and Physical Sciences, Language, Philosophy & Culture, Creative Arts, American History, Social & Behavioral Sciences courses listed above.
Total Hours43


MATH 2414Calculus&Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 243Calculus & Analytic Geo III4
MATH 2318Linear 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 Electives
MATH 3XX or 4XX 112
Total Hours41

Select Math Electives from the Electives list below.


MATH 335Foundations Of Geometry3
MATH 3338Introduction To Probability3
MATH 3339Statistics For Sciences3
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


CS 120Introduction to Programming Using C++3
CS 124Fund Machine Computation3
PHYS 2326University Physics II3
PHYS 217University Physics Laboratory I1
PHYS 218University Physics Laboratory II1
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Approved Electives (See Advisor)12
Total Hours24


MATH 332Introduction to Graph Theory3
MATH 3339Statistics For Sciences3
MATH 465Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning3
MATH 466Introduction to Data Science and Statistics Learning3
Total Hours12
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 1 3
MATH 2413 Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I 2 4
COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I 3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
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
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
Second Year
Third Semester
ENG 2XX Any 200-level English 4 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 2318 Linear Algebra 3
Fourth Semester
MATH 251 Differential Equations 3
MATH 331 Foundations of Mathematics 3
PHYS 2326 University Physics II 3
PHYS 218 University Physics Laboratory II 1
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
CS 124 Fund Machine Computation 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
MATH 3338 Introduction To Probability 3
MATH 336 Introduction to Abstract Algebra 3
MATH 439 Introduction to Analysis 3
MATH Elective (MATH 3XX or MATH 4XX) 3
CS 120 Introduction to Programming Using C++ 3
Sixth Semester
Creative Arts 3
MATH 332 Introduction to Graph Theory 3
MATH Elective (MATH 3XX or MATH 4XX) 6 3
ELECTIVE Advisor approved course 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
MATH 465 Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning 3
MATH 473 Probability & Statistics I 3
ELECTIVE Advisor approved course 3
Eighth Semester
MATH 466 Introduction to Data Science and Statistics Learning 3
MATH 498 Capstone Courses in Math 3
ELECTIVE Advisor approved courses 6
 Total Hours120

Pending acceptable scores on English and Math Placement Exams


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


PSYC 2301 General PsychologySOCI 1301 Introduction To SociologySOCI 1306 Contemporary Social IssuesSOCI 2306 Soc Of Human SexualitySOCI 2346 Introduction To AnthropologyECON 2301 Principles Of Economics I or ECON 2302 Principles Of Economics II 


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)


MUSI 1306 Music AppreciationMUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily LivingTHEA 1310 Introduction to TheatreART 135 Topics in Contemp Art & CulturARTS 1315 Intro African Art (TCCN: MUSI 1306, HUMA 1315, DRAM 1310, ARTS 1301, or HUMA 2323).


Math Electives may be selected from 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 465 Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning, MATH 471 Topics In Math I, MATH 474 Probability & Statistics II, MATH 475 Abstract Algebra, MATH 490 Independent Study Undergrad, or MATH 499 Seminar.