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Mathematics - Mathematics Emphasis, B.S.

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Requirements

Total Program Credits: 120

Matriculation Requirements:   
  1. Completion of MATH 1210 and MATH 1220 (or equivalent) with an overall GPA of 2.5 or better
  2. Student must meet with the Math Department advisor and declare an intent to major in Mathematics
General Education Requirements:   39 Credits 
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5.0)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing--Humanities/Social Sciences 3
  MATH 1210 Calculus I  5
or MATH 121H Calculus I (5.0)  
 Complete one of the following:  3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877  (3.0)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877  (3.0)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization  (3.0)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History  (3.0)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage  (3.0)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government  (3.0)  
 Complete the following:   
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness  (2.0)  
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
 Distribution Courses   
  Biology   3
  PHYS 2210 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 4
  PHYS 2215 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab 1
  PHYS 2220 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II  (4.0) (Required for Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Emphasis)   
and PHYS 2225 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab  (1.0) (Required for Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Emphasis)   
or One other Biology or Physical Science Distribution (Required for Applied Mathematics Emphasis) 3
  Humanities 3
  Fine Arts 3
  Social/Behavioral Science  3
Discipline Core Requirements:  31 Credits 
 Complete the following:   
  CS 1400   Fundamentals of Programming  3
  STAT 2050   Introduction to Statistical Methods  4
  STAT 2060   Introduction to Statistical Computing  1
  MATH 1220   Calculus II 5
or MATH 122H    Calculus II (5.0)  
  MATH 2210   Calculus III 3
or MATH 221H    Calculus III (3.0)  
  MATH 2270   Linear Algebra 3
  MATH 2280   Ordinary Differential Equations 3
  MATH 3250   Introduction to Advanced Calculus WE 3
  MATH 3300   Foundations of Abstract Algebra 3
  MATH 4210   Advanced Calculus I * 3
 Elective Requirements:   20 Credits 
  Complete 11 credits of upper division electives ** 11
  Complete 9 credits of upper or lower division electives ** 9
Emphasis Requirements:   14 Credits 
  MATH  3210 Complex Variables 3
  MATH  4220 Advanced Calculus II 3
  MATH  4310 Introduction to Modern Algebra I 3
  MATH 4330 Theory of Linear Algebra 3
  MATH  4999 Mathematics Capstone WE 2
Emphasis Elective Requirements:   16 Credits 
Complete 12 credits chosen from the following. At least one course must be from MATH 3400, MATH 4320, or MATH 4510 12
  MATH 3310 Discrete Mathematics (3.0)  
  MATH 3320 Graph Theory and its Applications  (3.0)  
  MATH 3400 Partial Differential Equations (3.0)  
  MATH 3640 Introduction to Optimization  (3.0)
  MATH 4100 Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces  (3.0)
  MATH 4250 Introduction to Dynamical Systems (3.0)
  MATH  4320 Introduction to Modern Algebra II  (3.0)
  MATH  4340 Introduction to Number Theory  (3.0)  
  MATH  4510 Foundations of Topology  (3.0)  
  MATH  4610 Introduction to Numerical Analysis I  (3.0)  
  MATH  4620 Introduction to Numerical Analysis II  (3.0) ***
  MATH 481R Internship in Mathematics (1.0)  
  MATH 489R Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (1.0)  
  MATH   490R Topics in Mathematics (2.0)  
  MATH  5510 General Topology  (3.0)  
  STAT 4300 Stochastic Processes  (3.0)  
  STAT 4710 Mathematical Statistics-Probability and Statistics  (3.0)  
  STAT 4720 Mathematical Statistics-Statistical Inference  (3.0)***  
  Complete 4 additional credits of general electives 4

Graduation Requirements:           

  1. Completion of a minimum of 120 semester credits with at least 40 credit hours in upper-division courses.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above, a minimum GPA of 2.4 in all MATH and STAT courses listed above, with no grade lower than a "C" in all listed PHYS, STAT, and MATH courses (substitutions may be granted for some elective courses).
  3. Residency hours-- minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  4. Completion of general education and specified departmental requirements.
  5. Complete an exit survey administered by the Mathematics Department Advisor.
  6. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.
Footnotes:
* Students planning to do graduate work in mathematics should take both of the year-long sequences MATH 4210, 4220, and MATH 4310, 4320, and acquire a reading knowledge of at least one foreign language chosen from French, German, or Russian.
**Elective courses may NOT include MATH 3100, MATH 3200, MATH 3010, MATH 3030, MATH 4030, or MATH 4040.
***Requires completion of a prerequisite course, which fulfills elective requirements.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1210 or MATH 121H Calculus I 5
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Intro to Writing GE or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
Humanities GE Humanities GE  3
STAT 2050 Introduction to Statistical Methods 4
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1220 or MATH 122H Calculus II 5
PHYS 2210 /2215 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (and lab) 5
ENGL 2010  Intermediate Writing GE 3
STAT 2060 Introduction to Statistical Computing 1
Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 2
  Semester total: 16
Note: Must complete MATH 1210 and MATH 1220 with a 2.5 GPA.
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 2210 or MATH 221H Calculus III 3
PHYS 2220/2225 One other Biology or Physical Science Distribution Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (and lab) 3
MATH 2270 Linear Algebra 3
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Personal Health or Fitness for Life GE 2
CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 2280 Ordinary Differential Equations 3
MATH 3250 Introduction to Advanced Calculus WE 3
History GE American Institutions (choose from list) 3
Fine Arts GE Fine Arts GE 3
Upper Division Elective **Upper Division Elective (any course numbered 3000 or higher) 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 3300 Foundations of Abstract Algebra 3
MATH 3210 Complex Variables 3
MATH 4210 Advanced Calculus I 3
MATH Elective *see notes below 3
PHIL 205G Ethics and Values GE, and GI requirement 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 4220 Advanced Calculus II 3
MATH Elective *see notes below 3
MATH 4330 Theory of Linear Algebra 3
Biology GE Biology GE 3
Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 4310 Introduction to Modern Algebra I 3
MATH Elective *see notes below 3
Upper Division Elective **Upper Division Elective (any course numbered 3000 or higher) 3
Upper Division Elective **Upper Division Elective (any course numbered 3000 or higher) 3
Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH Elective *see notes below 3
MATH 4999 Mathematics Capstone WE 2
Social/Behavioral GE Social/Behavioral GE 3
Upper Division Elective **Upper Division Elective (any course numbered 3000 or higher) 2
Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 3
Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 2
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 120
Note:*At least one Math Elective must be taken from MATH 3400, MATH 4320, or MATH 4510. 
Note:*Additional Math Electives must be taken from this set: MATH 3310, MATH 3320, MATH 3400, MATH 3640, MATH 4100, MATH 4250, MATH 4320, MATH 4340, MATH 4510, MATH 4610, MATH 4620, MATH 481R, MATH 489R, MATH 490R, MATH 5510, STAT 4300, STAT 4710, or STAT 4720.
Note:**Elective courses may NOT include MATH 3100, MATH 3200, MATH 3010, MATH 3030, MATH 4030, or  MATH 4040.

Department

Mathematics

The Mathematics department is in the College of Science. To find the most up-to-date information from the Math department, visit their website.

Mathematics department

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