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  Sep 21, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Mathematics, BS


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This program provides students the opportunity to work with peers and talented faculty on research projects that fits their talents and interest. This includes pure and applied mathematics and statistics, and joint projects with peers and colleagues in the engineering and science disciplines.

Degree Requirements


PNW General Education Core (30-31 Credits Minimum)


Speech Communication (3 Credits)


Quantitative Reasoning (5 Credits)


Natural Sciences (3-4 Credits)


One Gen Ed Science course with Lab

Humanities (3 Credits)


Select from the Humanities Core list

Social Sciences (3 Credits)


Select from the Social Sciences Core list

Additional Credits (3 Credits)


Select from any Core list except FYE

First-Year Experience (FYE) (1 Credit)


Other Required Courses (54-57 Credits)


Math Major Electives (9 Credits)


Three courses must be selected from an Approved List of 30000 / 40000 level mathematics and statistics courses. Currently the approved list of Mathematics Major Electives consists of:

Science Elective (6-8 Credits)


Choose any two Science courses, one must have a Lab component

Selected Area Electives (18 Credits)


Mathematics majors must choose an 18 credit hour Selected Area (which may be a Minor). At least 3 courses in the Selected Area must be beyond the introductory level (20000 level or above).

Approved Electives (19-24 Credits)


Students must see their academic advisor for acceptable courses to fulfill this requirement. These courses are used to support career development, strengthening their Selected Area, etc.

Experiential Learning or Other Approved Electives (6-8 Credits)


Students may choose from the list of Experiential Learning Courses or other Approved Electives. Experiential Learning Courses may include undergraduate research approved by the department and/or Undergraduate Teaching Assistantships (UTA)

Total 120 Credits Required


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