Dec 04, 2023  
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 Archived Catalog

Mathematics, B.S.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will apply mathematical concepts to problems in science, engineering, and statistics (and possibly other fields chosen by the instructor).
  2. Students will perform computations according to standard rules.
  3. Students will think abstractly and creatively by devising proofs in pure mathematics.
  4. Students will understand and explain the purpose and meaning of axioms, definitions, and theorems in abstract mathematics.
  5. Students will communicate mathematical concepts effectively.
  6. Students will evaluate and discuss various integrative strategies at the interface of Christian belief and scientific/mathematical knowledge.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with major in Mathematics

University Core Curriculum - 41 hours

Program requirements satisfy 7 of the 48 hours in the Core Curriculum.

  • The Mathematics elective area is satisfied by MTH 1134 .
  • Four hours of the Natural Science elective area, including the lab requirement, are covered by PHY 2114 .


Elective options

An additional six hours of upper-division MTH courses

Optional Emphasis: Actuarial Science - 21 hours

Students who choose this emphasis will be prepared to take the first two Preliminary Actuarial Exams by supplementing the required courses for the Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with the following courses from the College of Business:

Minor field or electives as necessary to complete minimum total hours

Complete a standardized achievement test designated by the department

Minimum total semester hours - 120

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs