B.S. in Mathematics - Computational Mathematics Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Major Requirements
MAT 151Introduction to Discrete Mathematics3
MAT 161Calculus I4
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 311Linear Algebra 13
MAT 319Applied Statistics3
MAT 325Computational Mathematics3
MAT 343Differential Equations3
MAT 413Computer Algebra3
MAT 425Numerical Analysis3
MAT 427Introduction to Optimization Techniques3
or MAT 493 Mathematical Modeling
MAT 443Applied Analysis I3
Related/Cognate Requirements
Select one of the following:3
Business and Organizational Writing
Strategies for Writing in the Workplace
Technical Writing
CSC 141Computer Science I 13
CSC 142Computer Science II3
CSC 240Computer Science III3
CSC 241Data Structures & Algorithms3
CSC 242Computer Organization3
or MAT 405 Special Topics in Mathematics
Free Electives or Internship
Select 18 semester hours of electives and/or internship (chosen under advisement)18
Total Minimum Credits Required120

Accelerated B.S. in Mathematics - Computational Mathematics and M.S. in Applied and Computational Mathematics Program

Major Requirements
MAT 493Mathematical Modeling3
or MAT 548 or MAT 5493
Free Electives or Internship
Graduate courses may be taken in place of four of the Free Electives.12
1

Indicates course satisfies a general education requirement.

All math major courses must be passed with a C or better.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; courses offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
MAT 151Introduction to Discrete Mathematics3
MAT 161Calculus I4
CSC 1412Computer Science I3
Gen Ed Arts Course3
Gen Ed Humanities Course3
 Credits16
Semester Two
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
CSC 142Computer Science II3
WRT 120Effective Writing I3
SPK 230Business and Professional Speech Communication3
 Credits16
Year Two
Semester Three
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 3111Linear Algebra3
CSC 240Computer Science III3
WRT 200Critical Writing and Research3
Gen Ed Elective3
 Credits16
Semester Four
MAT 319Applied Statistics3
MAT 343Differential Equations3
CSC 241Data Structures Algorithms3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Course3
Free Elective3
 Credits15
Year Three
Semester Five
MAT 325Computational Mathematics3
MAT 413Computer Algebra3
IW Course3
Free Elective3
Gen Ed Elective3
 Credits15
Semester Six
MAT 443Applied Analysis I3
MAT 405 (Cryptography)Special Topics in Mathematics3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Course3
JW Course3
Free Elective3
 Credits15
Year Four
Semester Seven
MAT 425Numerical Analysis3
ENG 368 (W)Business and Organizational Writing3
Gen Ed Humanities Course3
Gen Ed Elective3
Free Elective3
 Credits15
Semester Eight
MAT 493Mathematical Modeling3
MAT 491Internship in Applied Mathematics2-4
Gen Ed Science Course3
Free Electives6-9
 Credits14-19

 Three writing-emphasis courses are required.  At least one must be at the 300 level or above.  Transfer students entering with 40-70 semester hours must take two writing emphasis courses and those entering with more than 70 semester hours must take one.

1

MAT 311, a three semester hour course, is used to fulfill three semester hours of the General Education Mathematics requirement.

2

CSC 141, a three semester hour course, is used to fulfill three semester hours of the General Education Science requirement.