Total Program Credits: 120
Matriculation Requirements:  


General Education Requirements:  38 Credits  
ENGL 1010  Introduction to Writing  3  
ENGL 2010  Intermediate WritingHumanities/Social Sciences  3  
ENGL 2020  Intermediate WritingScience and Technology (3.0)  
MATH 1050  College Algebra  4  
or  MATH 1055  College Algebra with Preliminaries (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)  
and  PHYS 2225  Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab (1.0)  
or  One other Biology or Physical Science Distribution (Required for Actuarial Science Emphasis)  3  
Humanities Distribution  3  
Fine Arts Distribution  3  
Social/Behavioral Science  3  
Discipline Core Requirements:  28 Credits  
Complete the following:  
MATH 1210  Calculus I  5  
MATH 1220  Calculus II  5  
MATH 2210  Calculus III  3  
MATH 2270  Linear Algebra  3  
MATH 2280  Ordinary Differential Equations  3  
MATH 3300  Foundations of Abstract Algebra  3  
MATH 3310  Discrete Mathematics  3  
MATH 4210  Advanced Calculus I *  3  
Elective Requirements:  23 Credits  
Complete 11 credits of upper division electives  11  
Complete 12 credits of upper or lower division electives  12 
Emphasis Requirements:  11 Credits  
Complete all of the following:  
MATH 3210  Complex Variables  3  
MATH 4220  Advanced Calculus II  3  
MATH 4310  Introduction to Modern Algebra I  3  
MATH 4999  Mathematics Capstone  2  
Emphasis Elective Requirements:  20 Credits  
Complete 12 credits chosen from the following:  12  
MATH 3100  Foundations of Geometry (3.0)  
MATH 3400  Partial Differential Equations (3.0)  
MATH 4000  Introduction to Probability (3.0)  
MATH 4320  Introduction to Modern Algebra II (3.0) **  
MATH 4330  Theory of Linear Algebra (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 5510  General Topology (3.0)  
Complete 8 additional credits of general electives  8 
Graduation Requirements:
Footnotes:  
* Students planning to do graduate work in mathematics should take both of the yearlong 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.  
**Requires completion of a prerequisite course, which fulfills elective requirements. 
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 (prerequisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.
Semester 1  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 1210  Calculus I  5 
ENGL 1010  Intro to Writing GE  3 
Humanities GE  Humanities GE (PHIL 1250 recommended)  3 
Elective  Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher)  3 
Semester total:  14  
Semester 2  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 1220  Calculus II  5 
PHYS 2210 /2215  Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (and lab)  5 
ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020  Intermediate Writing GE (ENGL 2020 preferred)  3 
Elective  Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher)  3 
Semester total:  16  
Semester 3  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 2210  Calculus III  3 
PHYS 2220/2225  Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (and lab)  5 
MATH 2270  Linear Algebra  3 
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097  Personal Health or Fitness for Life GE  2 
Elective  Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher)  3 
Semester total:  16  
Semester 4  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 2280  Ordinary Differential Equations  3 
MATH 3300  Foundations of Abstract Algebra  3 
History GE  American Institutions (choose from list)  3 
Elective  Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher)  3 
Upper Division Elective  Elective (any course numbered 3000 or higher)  3 
Semester total:  15  
Semester 5  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 3310  Discrete Mathematics  3 
MATH 3210  Complex Variables  3 
MATH 4310  Introduction to Modern Algebra I  3 
MATH Elective  *see notes below  3 
Fine Arts GE  Fine Arts GE  3 
Semester total:  15  
Semester 6  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH Elective  *see notes below  3 
MATH Elective  *see notes below  3 
Biology GE  Biology GE  3 
PHIL 205G  Ethics and Values GE, and GI requirement  3 
Elective  Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher)  3 
Semester total:  15  
Semester 7  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 4210  Advanced Calculus I  3 
MATH Elective  *see notes below  3 
Upper Division Elective  Elective (any course numbered 3000 or higher)  3 
Upper Division Elective  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 4220  Advanced Calculus II  3 
MATH 4999  Mathematics Capstone  2 
Social/Behavioral GE  Social/Behavioral GE  3 
Upper Division Elective  Elective (any course numbered 3000 or higher)  3 
Elective  Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher)  3 
Elective  Elective (to replace MATH 1050 or 1055 in GE)  2 
Semester total:  16  
Notes: *The four MATH Elective courses must be taken from this set: MATH 3100, MATH 3400, MATH 4000, MATH 4320, MATH 4330, MATH 4340, MATH 4510, MATH 4610, MATH 4620, MATH 5510.  
Degree total:  120 
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The Utah Valley University Mathematics Department’s primary purpose is to educate students in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. The department prepares students for both graduate degrees and productive careers by fostering a rigorous development of cognitive skills, helping them to analyze logical inferences, reason critically, and apply mathematical ideas to solve real world problems. The department’s other functions include service which supports the mission of the University, and the development of scholarly work to both advance research and facilitate student engagement in current areas of interest.
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