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Mathematics Major and Minor Requirements

The Math Major

Note: The grade point average of the coursework comprising the major must be no less than 2.00 with no mathematics course grade below C- (1.7). Students are strongly advised to consult with faculty in planning their major curriculum.

For either the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree:

MATH 211 Calculus I
MATH 212 or MATH 232 Calculus II
MATH 235 Multivariate Calculus
MATH 245 Linear Algebra
MATH 300 Fundamentals of Abstract Mathematics
MATH 306 Abstract Algebra I
MATH 320 Real Analysis I
CMSC 150 or CMSC 155 Introduction to Computing
Four electives in math at the 300-level

And for the Bachelor of Science degree:

Four other units in computer science with at least two at the 300 level, or two units beyond the introductory level in one of the following fields: physics (200 level or above), chemistry (200 level or above), or biology (numbered higher than 205).

Students are expected to fulfill all prerequisites necessary for courses within the major. Prerequisites do not count toward the major unless otherwise noted.

Note: Students are strongly advised to complete either MATH 306 or MATH 320 prior to the senior year.

The Math Minor

Note: The grade point average of the coursework comprising the minor must be no less than 2.00 with no mathematics course grade below C- (1.7). Students are strongly advised to consult with faculty in planning their minor curriculum.

6 units, including

MATH 211 Calculus I
MATH 212 or MATH 232 Calculus II
MATH 235 Multivariate Calculus
MATH 245 Linear Algebra
Two units at the 300 level