B.S. in Mathematics - Mathematics Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirement6
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 161Calculus I4
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 311Linear Algebra 13
MAT 343Differential Equations3
MAT 411Algebra I3
MAT 421Mathematical Statistics I3
MAT 441Real Analysis I3
MAT 445Complex Variables3
Mathematics Electives
Select 18 semester hours from upper-division (300-level or higher) mathematics courses; at least one course from each of the areas below.18
Algebra elective
Analysis elective
Applied mathematics elective
Related/Cognate Requirements
CSC 141Computer Science I 13
ENG 371Technical Writing 13
PHY 170Physics I 14
PHY 180Physics II4
SPK 230Business and Professional Speech Communication 13
Free Electives or Independent Study
Select 16 hours of independent study and free electives (chosen under advisement)16
Total Minimum Credits Required120

Accelerated B.S. Mathematics to M.A. Mathematics Program

Students may substitute up to 5 graduate courses for B.S. course requirements, subject to the following guidelines:

Major Requirements
MAT 445Complex Variables3
or MAT 575 Complex Analysis I
Algebra Elective
May be replaced by one of the following:
Linear Algebra
Theory Of Numbers
Algebra I
Algebra II
Analysis Elective
May be replaced by one of the following:
Topology
Topics in Differential Equations
Real Analysis I
Real Analysis II
Applied Mathematics Elective
May be replaced by one of the following:
Mathematical Statistics I 2
Industrial Mathematics - Continuous Models
Industrial Mathematics - Discrete Models
Operations Research
Stochastic Modeling
Scientific Computing
Industrial Practicum - Continuous Models
Math Models In Life, Phys & Soc Sciences
Mathematics Electives
May be replaced by any course from the three areas above or any of the following:
Discrete Mathematics & Graph Theory
Geometry I
Geometry II
Topics in Mathematics
Free Electives or Independent Study
May be replaced by any course from the four areas above or any other 500-level MAT, MTE, STA, or CSC course.
1

Indicates course satisfies a general education requirement.

2

Or higher level STA course

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; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
MAT 121 Introduction to Statistics I(recommended) 3
CSC 141 Computer Science I 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
 Credits16
Spring
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
MAT 200 The Nature of Mathematics 3
PHY 170 Physics I 4
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
SPK 230 Business and Professional Speech Communication 3
 Credits17
Year Two
Fall
MAT 261 Calculus III 4
MAT 311 Linear Algebra 3
PHY 180 Physics II 4
WRT 200 Critical Writing and Research 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits17
Spring
MAT 343 Differential Equations 3
Mathematics Elective 1 3
MAT 401 History of Mathematics(W course; recommended) 3
Free Elective 3 3
Gen Ed Elective 3
 Credits15
Year Three
Fall
MAT 411 Algebra I 3
MAT 421 Mathematical Statistics I 3
Mathematics Elective 1 3
I course 3
W course 3
 Credits15
Spring
MAT 441 Real Analysis I 3
Algebra Elective 3
Mathematics Elective 1 3
J course 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Year Four
Fall
MAT 445 Complex Variables 3
ENG 371 Technical Writing(W course) 3
Analysis Elective 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Gen Ed Elective (Foreign Language 201 recommended) 3
 Credits15
Spring
Free Elective (MAT 499 recommended) 3,2 3
Applied Elective 3
Free Elective 3 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
Gen Ed Elective (Foreign Language 202 recommended) 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits125
1

 Any courses in mathematics with course numbers above 311, with the exception of those courses with a primary focus on teacher training or those courses restricted to students majoring in elementary education.

2

 MAT 499 may be taken for variable credit and repeated for credit.

3

 Must be approved by adviser.