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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.A.

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The B.A. degree is designed for students who seek mathematical training as a part of a broad liberal arts program, with the aim of pursuing careers in other fields such as engineering, business, medicine, teaching, and government. It is particularly attractive when combined with another field as a second major, and to this end, the department allows up to two courses from an outside department with significant mathematical content to count toward the B.A. in mathematics.

Requirements for the Major

Computer Science (3 Credit Hours)

One course from the following:

Advanced Electives Courses (18 Credit Hours)

Six additional advanced electives at the 3000 level and above, of which:

  • At least four must be MATH courses
  • At least four must be at the 4000 level and above

Reflecting the highly interdisciplinary nature of modern applied and computational mathematics, the mathematics department allows considerable flexibility in the fulfillment of the “Advanced Electives” requirement of the B.A. degree, with the aim of facilitating the completion of a second major in a related field. Specifically, students may choose their electives from the following lists:

Note that if two courses are chosen from an external department, then both courses must come from the same department. Consult with the mathematics departmental adviser for additional guidance.


  • Any MATH course at the 3000 level and above



  • Certain graduate-level courses (contact the mathematics department for more details)

Computer Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Engineering Management and Information Systems

Total: 39 Credit Hours

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