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Undergraduate Day Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.S.


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121 Credit Hours

*must include a minor or additional major

Program Learning Outcomes


“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

  1. A student meeting the requirements for a degree in mathematics will analyze, interpret, and make inferences from data.
  2. A student meeting the requirements for a degree in mathematics will demonstrate the use of a variety of strategies for solving problems.
  3. A student meeting the requirements for a degree in mathematics will utilize technology and mathematical tools, including hard-ware and soft-ware, in problem-solving.
  4. A student meeting the requirements for a degree in mathematics will demonstrate logical reasoning and critical thinking skills.
  5. A student meeting the requirement for a degree in Mathematics will utilize mathematical language to interpret and model real-life situations.

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General Education Requirements - 44 Credit Hours


Mathematics majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements (Bachelor’s Degrees)  as set out in General Education Program  

  • Mathematics Science Requirement: Met by MAT 2804  
  • Recommended Physical Science Course: Met by PHY 2113  

Global Studies and Social Science Requirements


One course must be selected from each of the following lists of Global Studies courses and Social Science courses.

School of Arts and Sciences Additional Natural Science Requirements - 5 Credit Hours


Students in the School of Arts and Sciences must take five additional hours of natural science: 1 lab to accompany the course taken for general education [BIO 1043 , BIO 1023 , ESC 1043 , OCY 1043 , FOR 1003  , PHY 1033 , PHY 1063 , or PHY 2113  and one additional natural science course and accompanying lab. The two natural sciences must be in different areas (both cannot be in biological sciences). In sum, students are required to take a minimum of 8 hours of natural science courses: two natural science courses (in two different areas) along with the labs associated with each. 

Required Computer Science Course - 3 Credit Hours


*Additional Required Credit Hours - 39-40 Credit Hours


This meets the 120-credit-hour requirement and the 42-upper-level requirement.

Sample Degree Plan


Mathematics Degree Plan 

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