Bachelor of Arts in Pure Mathematics

Degree Requirements

Completion of requirements for a bachelor’s degree

  • A minimum of 120 academic (non-PE) semester hours of credit.
  • At least 42 academic credits must be upper division (300- to 400-level).
  • A cumulative scholastic average of 2.0.
  • General education courses must be completed with an average GPA of at least 2.0.
  • All general education, major, minor, area of concentration, or teacher licensure requirements must be satisfied.
  • All students must demonstrate writing proficiency by the end of the sophomore year.
  • No D grade may apply to a major or minor field.

Completion of the following required courses or their equivalents (44 hours)

  • MATH 120: Single Var Calculus I GT-MA1 (5 hours)
  • MATH 121: Single Var Calculus II GT-MA1 (5 hours)
  • CSCI 205: Computer Science I (5 hours)
  • MATH 220: Multivariable Calculus (4 hours)
  • MATH 250: Intro to Mathematical Thought (3 hours)
  • MATH 321: Linear Algebra (3 hours)
  • MATH 322: Algebraic Structures I (3 hours)
  • MATH 323: Algebraic Structures II (3 hours)
  • MATH 420: Advanced Analysis I (3 hours)
  • MATH 421: Advanced Analysis II (3 hours)
  • MATH 430: Complex Analysis (3 hours)
  • MATH 440: Topology (3 hours)
  • MATH 471: Senior Assessment (1 hours)
  • MATH 472: Senior Assessment (1 hours)

Plus a minimum of two science courses selected from the following list, which fulfills the general education science requirement (9 hours)

  • BIOL 209: General Biology I GT-SC1 (5 hours)
  • CHEM 131: General Chemistry GT-SC1 (4 hours) AND CHEM 131L: General Chemistry Lab (1 hours)
  • CHEM 132: General Chemistry GT-SC1 (4 hours) AND CHEM 132L: General Chemistry Lab (1 hours)
  • GEOL 111: Physical Geology – GT-SC1 (4 hours) OR GEOG 101: Intro/Physical Geog (GT-SC1) (4 hours)
  • PHYS 230: General Physics I GT-SC1 (4 hours) AND PHYS 231: General Physics I Lab GT-SC1 (1 hours)
  • PHYS 232: Gen Physics II (Cal) GT-SC1 (4 hours) AND PHYS 233: Gen Phys II Lab (Cal) GT-SC1 (1 hours)

Additional Support Courses (6 hours, or 9 with foreign language)

  • ENG 226: Basic English Grammar (3 hours)
  • AND any of the following options:
  • ENG 357: Introduction to Linguistics (3 hours)
  • ENG 363: Advanced Composition (3 hours)
  • 1 year of foreign language

Total hours: 87 (or 90 if foreign language is chosen)