Mathematics Major (MATH)—B.A. or B.S.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Required: 122 semester hours, to include at least 36 hours at or above the 300 course level

AOS Code for the B.A. degree: U179

 

 

 

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Required: 122 semester hours, to include at least 36 hours at or above the 300 course level

Concentrations and AOS Codes for the B.S. degree:

 

Mathematics, U181

Statistics, U184

 

 

Licensure Codes and Requirements

I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

See complete GEC requirements and approved course listings for all categories.

GLT—Literature (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GLT list.

GFA—Fine Arts (3.s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GFA list.

GPR—Philosophical, Religious, Ethical Principles (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GPR list.

Humanities and Fine Arts (3 s.h.)

Student selects additional 3 s.h. from GLT, GFA, or GPR list.

GHP—Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GHP list.

GNS—Natural Sciences (6–7 s.h.)

Student selects 6–7 s.h. from GNS list. One must include a laboratory course. Each must have a different course prefix.

GMT—Mathematics (3 s.h.)

MAT 191Calculus I

3

Student selects 3 s.h. from GMT list.

GRD—Reasoning and Discourse (6 s.h.)

ENG 101College Writing I

3

or

FMS 115Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse I

3

or

RCO 101College Writing I

3

Student selects additional 3 s.h. from GRD list.

GSB—Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 s.h.)

Student selects 6 s.h. from GSB list.

II General Education Marker Requirements

See details and courses. It is possible to meet all GE Marker Requirements while completing the GE Core requirements or courses required by the major/concentration.

Students may select courses for:

Global/Global Non-Western Perspectives (GL/GN)

four (4) courses carrying GL/GN markers, at least one of which must carry the GN marker

One Speaking Intensive (SI) Course

In addition to this SI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second SI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Speaking Intensive.

One Writing Intensive (WI) Course

In addition to this WI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second WI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Writing Intensive.

III College of Arts and Sciences Additional Requirements (CAR)

See requirements and approved courses.

Historical Perspectives on Western Culture

GHP/GPM course

3

or

GMO course

3

Natural Sciences

one additional GNS/GLS or GPS course

3-4

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)

one additional GSB course

3

Foreign Language (GFL)

intermediate-level proficiency in one language

0-12

demonstrated by placement test, or completion of course work through course number 204

Writing Intensive Courses (WI)

a total of four WI courses

IV Major Requirements

The mathematics major must complete courses as specified below, and must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in MAT/STA courses required for the major and completed at UNCG.

It is strongly recommended that students planning to pursue graduate study in Mathematics include at least two courses from:

MAT 591Advanced Abstract Algebra

3

MAT 592Advanced Abstract Algebra

3

MAT 595Mathematical Analysis

3

MAT 596Mathematical Analysis

3

and two other courses from:

MAT 514Theory of Numbers

3

MAT 515Mathematical Logic

3

MAT 516Intermediate Abstract Algebra

3

MAT 517Theory of Groups

3

MAT 518Set Theory and Transfinite Arithmetic

3

MAT 522Introductory Functional Analysis

3

MAT 531Combinatorial Analysis

3

MAT 532Introductory Graph Theory

3

MAT 540Introductory Complex Analysis

3

MAT 541Stochastic Processes

3

MAT 542Stochastic Processes

3

MAT 545Differential Equations and Orthogonal Systems

3

MAT 546Partial Differential Equations with Applications

3

MAT 549Topics in Applied Mathematics

3

MAT 556Topics in Discrete Mathematics

3

MAT 591Advanced Abstract Algebra

3

MAT 592Advanced Abstract Algebra

3

MAT 595Mathematical Analysis

3

MAT 596Mathematical Analysis

3

Mathematics Major Core

Every mathematics major, with the exception of the Statistics concentration in the B.S. degree, must complete the following core courses:

MAT 191Calculus I

3

MAT 253Discrete Mathematical Structures

3

MAT 292Calculus II

3

MAT 293Calculus III

3

MAT 310Elementary Linear Algebra

3

MAT 311Introduction to Abstract Algebra

3

MAT 390Ordinary Differential Equations

3

MAT 394Calculus IV

3

MAT 395Introduction to Mathematical Analysis

3

STA 290Introduction to Probability and Statistical Inference

3

MAT 191 satisfies GMT.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts

1. Mathematics Major Core (30 s.h.)

2. One 500-level MAT course (3 s.h.)

excluding:

MAT 503Problem Solving in Mathematics

3

MAT 504Foundations of Geometry for Teachers

3

MAT 505Foundations of Mathematics for Teachers

3

MAT 513Historical Development of Mathematics

3

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science

Mathematics Concentration

1. Mathematics Major Core (30 s.h.)
2. One (1) course chosen from the following (3 s.h.):
MAT 522Introductory Functional Analysis

3

MAT 525Intermediate Mathematical Analysis

3

MAT 540Introductory Complex Analysis

3

3. One (1) course chosen from following (3 s.h.):
MAT 514Theory of Numbers

3

MAT 516Intermediate Abstract Algebra

3

MAT 519Intuitive Concepts in Topology

3

4. Three (3) additional courses chosen from the following (9 s.h.):
any MAT course 200-level or above

CSC 523Numerical Analysis and Computing

3

CSC 524Numerical Analysis and Computing

3

CSC 553Theory of Computation

3

CSC 555Algorithm Analysis and Design

3

STA 351Probability

3

STA 352Statistical Inference

3

STA 551Introduction to Probability

3

STA 552Introduction to Mathematical Statistics

3

STA 573Theory of Linear Regression

3

STA 574Theory of the Analysis of Variance

3

STA 575Nonparametric Statistics

3

Any MAT course: (excluding MAT 220, 303, 304, 503, 504, 505, 513);

5.
PHY 291General Physics I with Calculus

4

PHY 292General Physics II with Calculus

4

or

CHE 111General Chemistry I

3

CHE 112General Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHE 114General Chemistry II

3

CHE 115General Chemistry II Laboratory

1

Or

BIO 111Principles of Biology I

4

BIO 112Principles of Biology II

4

Statistics Concentration

1. Required Core Courses (19 s.h.):

MAT 191Calculus I

3

MAT 292Calculus II

3

MAT 293Calculus III

3

MAT 310Elementary Linear Algebra

3

MAT 394Calculus IV

3

MAT 490Senior Seminar in Mathematics

1

CSC 130Introduction to Computer Science

3

or

CSC 230Elementary Data Structures and Algorithms

3

Or

CSC 231

MAT 191 fulfills GMT

2. Required Statistics Courses (9 s.h.):

STA 290Introduction to Probability and Statistical Inference

3

STA 291Statistical Methods

3

STA 352Statistical Inference

3

3. Three additional STA courses 300 level or above (9 s.h.)

One of which must be at the 500 level.

4. Two additional courses chosen from the following (6 s.h.):

Any STA course 300 level or above

MAT 353Introduction to Discrete Mathematics

3

MAT 531Combinatorial Analysis

3

MAT 541Stochastic Processes

3

MAT 542Stochastic Processes

3

CSC 523Numerical Analysis and Computing

3

CSC 524Numerical Analysis and Computing

3

CSC 526Bioinformatics

3

Any STA course: (except STA 571)

5.

ISM 218Database Systems

3

ENG 327Writing in the Professions

3

and course work beyond the GEC requirements in an area of application (e.g., BIO, PSY, etc.) recommended


 

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