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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

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I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

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

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GLT—Literature (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GLT list.

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GFA—Fine Arts (3.s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GFA list.

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

Student selects 3 s.h. from GPR list.

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Humanities and Fine Arts (3 s.h.)

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

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

Student selects 3 s.h. from GHP list.

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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.

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GMT—Mathematics (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GMT list.

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GRD—Reasoning and Discourse (6 s.h.)

ENG 101 | College Writing I | |

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FMS 115 | Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse I | 3 |

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RCO 101 | College Writing I | 3 |

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

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

Student selects 6 s.h. from GSB list.

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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:*

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

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

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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.

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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.

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III College of Arts and Sciences Additional Requirements (CAR)

See requirements and approved courses.

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Historical Perspectives on Western Culture

| GHP/GPM course | 3 |

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| GMO course | 3 |

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Natural Sciences

| one additional GNS/GLS or GPS course | 3-4 |

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Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)

| one additional GSB course | 3 |

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Foreign Language (GFL)

| intermediate-level proficiency in one language | 0-12 |

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

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Writing Intensive Courses (WI)

| a total of four WI courses | |

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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.

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

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and two other courses from:

MAT 514 | Theory of Numbers | 3 |

MAT 515 | Mathematical Logic | 3 |

MAT 516 | Intermediate Abstract Algebra | 3 |

MAT 517 | Theory of Groups | 3 |

MAT 518 | Set Theory and Transfinite Arithmetic | 3 |

MAT 522 | Introductory Functional Analysis | 3 |

MAT 531 | Combinatorial Analysis | 3 |

MAT 532 | Introductory Graph Theory | 3 |

MAT 540 | Introductory Complex Analysis | 3 |

MAT 541 | Stochastic Processes | 3 |

MAT 542 | Stochastic Processes | 3 |

MAT 545 | Differential Equations and Orthogonal Systems | 3 |

MAT 546 | Partial Differential Equations with Applications | 3 |

MAT 549 | Topics in Applied Mathematics | 3 |

MAT 556 | Topics in Discrete Mathematics | 3 |

MAT 591 | Advanced Abstract Algebra | 3 |

MAT 592 | Advanced Abstract Algebra | 3 |

MAT 595 | Mathematical Analysis | 3 |

MAT 596 | Mathematical Analysis | 3 |

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Mathematics Major Core

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

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Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts

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

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

excluding:

MAT 503 | Problem Solving in Mathematics | 3 |

MAT 504 | Foundations of Geometry for Teachers | 3 |

MAT 505 | Foundations of Mathematics for Teachers | 3 |

MAT 513 | Historical Development of Mathematics | 3 |

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Requirements for the Bachelor of Science

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Mathematics Concentration

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

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2. One (1) course chosen from the following (3 s.h.):

MAT 522 | Introductory Functional Analysis | 3 |

MAT 525 | Intermediate Mathematical Analysis | 3 |

MAT 540 | Introductory Complex Analysis | 3 |

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3. One (1) course chosen from following (3 s.h.):

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4. Three (3) additional courses chosen from the following (9 s.h.):

| any MAT course 200-level or above | |

CSC 523 | Numerical Analysis and Computing | 3 |

CSC 524 | Numerical Analysis and Computing | 3 |

CSC 553 | Theory of Computation | 3 |

CSC 555 | Algorithm Analysis and Design | 3 |

STA 351 | Probability | 3 |

STA 352 | Statistical Inference | 3 |

STA 551 | Introduction to Probability | 3 |

STA 552 | Introduction to Mathematical Statistics | 3 |

STA 573 | Theory of Linear Regression | 3 |

STA 574 | Theory of the Analysis of Variance | 3 |

STA 575 | Nonparametric Statistics | 3 |

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

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5.

PHY 291 | General Physics I with Calculus | 4 |

PHY 292 | General Physics II with Calculus | 4 |

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CHE 111 | General Chemistry I | 3 |

CHE 112 | General Chemistry I Laboratory | 1 |

CHE 114 | General Chemistry II | 3 |

CHE 115 | General Chemistry II Laboratory | 1 |

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BIO 111 | Principles of Biology I | 4 |

BIO 112 | Principles of Biology II | 4 |

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Statistics Concentration

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

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

STA 290 | Introduction to Probability and Statistical Inference | 3 |

STA 291 | Statistical Methods | 3 |

STA 352 | Statistical Inference | 3 |

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

One of which must be at the 500 level.

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

| Any STA course 300 level or above | |

MAT 353 | Introduction to Discrete Mathematics | 3 |

MAT 531 | Combinatorial Analysis | 3 |

MAT 541 | Stochastic Processes | 3 |

MAT 542 | Stochastic Processes | 3 |

CSC 523 | Numerical Analysis and Computing | 3 |

CSC 524 | Numerical Analysis and Computing | 3 |

CSC 526 | Bioinformatics | 3 |

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