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2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.S.


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School-wide Requirements

In addition to meeting the requirements in General Education and in the major, students must also complete six (6) credits in the Complementary Studies Program required of all majors in the School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Options for satisfying this requirement are outlined under the section on the School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Also, in order to qualify for graduation, students must pass the Senior Departmental Comprehensive Examination; must have taken all of the junior- and senior-level requirements in the major at Morgan (unless granted prior written permission by the Dean to take courses elsewhere); and must have earned a cumulative average of 2.0 or better and a major average of 2.0 or better, with no outstanding grades below “C” in the major (which includes all courses required for the major and required supporting courses). 

 

Requirements for the B.S. Degree in Mathematics

A minimum of 120 credit hours are required to graduate with a B.S. in Mathematics.  These credit hours are distributed as follows:

General Education and University requirements    44 credits

Complementary Studies    6 credits

Core Requirements for the Mathematics major    48 credits

Mathematics General or Education tracks    29 credits

Total Credits    120 

General Education and University Requirements 44 credits


Students majoring in Mathematics must take the following courses:

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* denotes a department required supporting/major course which may fulfill a general education requirement and must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher

Please see General Education Requirements Distribution Areas  for courses that satisfy General Education Requirements where not specified by the department

1 Strongly recommend COSC 150  

Qualified students intending to major in mathematics are generally advised to begin with MATH 215 and MATH 241. Students not at this level are to begin with MATH 141, followed by MATH 215 and MATH 241. All required courses must be completed with a final grade of “C” or better.

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* denotes a department required supporting/major course which may fulfill a general education requirement and must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher

Complementary Studies 6 credits


  • XXXX - Complementary Studies 6 credits

 

Complementary Studies are two courses chosen from any 200-499 course in the SCMNS

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* denotes a department required supporting/major course which may fulfill a general education requirement and must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher

Mathematics Tracks


Mathematics General Track 29 credits


In addition to all major core requirements, students must also complete the following:

 

  • 3 Credits
  • XXXX - MATH 300-400 level Track Electives 9 credits1
  • XXXX - Social and Behavioral Sciences Electives 9 credits
  • XXXX - Advised Elective 3 credits
  • XXXX - Free Elective  5 credits

Mathematics Education Track 26 credits


In addition to all major core requirements, students must also complete the following:

 

Total Credits 120


1  Courses must be three (3) courses chosen from the following list:  MATH 313 MATH 337 MATH 342 MATH 346 MATH 352 MATH 361 MATH 419 MATH 432 MATH 440  

2  Courses must be three (3) courses chosen from the following list:  MATH 331 MATH 333 MATH 334 MATH 337 MATH 339 MATH 352 MATH 371 MATH 421 MATH 425 MATH 435 MATH 461  

Suggested Curriculum Sequence


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