2011  2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Mathematics, B.S.


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The major is available with a choice of three concentrations: Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Secondary Education.

Core Curriculum Requirements (4345 credits)
Three hours of mathematics courses required for the major may be included as part of the 4345 hour Core Curriculum requirement. B.S. Requirements
B.S. requirements are listed with the respective concentrations. Required Courses (18 credits)
All majors in mathematics must take: Note(s):
A grade of at least a “C” is required in each course in the calculus sequence. Any departmental majors receiving credit for MATH 252 cannot subsequently receive credit for any 100level mathematics course unless the course is required for their concentration. Applied Mathematics Concentration (33  34 credits)
Electives:
Six credit hours chosen from the following:
Any 300 or 400level mathematics or statistics course, with the exception of MATH 312 and MATH 325 ; ITEC 122 , any ITEC course numbered 200 or above with the exception of ITEC 202 , ITEC 250 and ITEC 281 . Any physics course numbered 300 or above, any chemistry course numbered 200 or above.
Students seeking a B.A. must take PHYS 221 :PHYS 222 in place of the electives requirement. B.S. Requirements (8 credits)
Statistics Concentration (2425 credits)
Three additional hours chosen from among 300 or 400level Statistics courses.
B.S. Requirements (8 credits)
To satisfy the B.S. requirement students must take at least six hours from the following courses: Secondary Education Concentration (21 credits)
Note(s):
There is no departmental B.S. requirement for this concentration. However, students must take appropriate courses in education, including HUMD 300 , EDEF 320 and ‘the block’ (EDSP 404 , EDRD 416 , EDUC 440 , EDET 445 , and EDUC 441 ). Students seeking licensure to teach at VA schools must also take EDUC 442 and EDUC 452 . Those who do not seek licensure must take STAT 302 , MATH 346 and one additional course within the College of Science and Technology at the 300level or higher. Electives
Students should consult with their academic advisors in selecting elective courses to complete the 120 semester hours required for graduation. Total Credits Needed for Degree 120
Graduation Requirements
To graduate with a major in Mathematics, a student must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher in all required MATH, STAT, ITEC, and PHYS courses for the Applied Mathematics Concentration; MATH, STAT and ITEC courses for the Statistics Concentration; MATH and STAT courses for Secondary Education. 
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