B.S. in Mathematics

The program of study leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics offers formal training in problem solving, critical and quantitative thinking and logical argument. With these highly employer-valued skills, the B.S. in Mathematics is intended for students deeply interested in mathematics and wishing to pursue a career in a mathematical field or graduate study.

Curriculum

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements in KSU Catalog.

Specific General Education requirements for this major

  • MATH 1190 - Calculus I
  • MATH 2202 - Calculus II

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

  • Overflow hour from Calculus 1
  • MATH 2203 - Calculus III
  • MATH 2390 - Introduction to Logic, Set Theory, and Proofs
  • MATH 2306 - Ordinary Differential Equations
  • MATH 2332 - Probability and Data Analysis
  • CS 1301 - Programming Principles I

Upper Division Major Requirements (28 Credit Hours)

  • MATH 3260 - Linear Algebra I 
  • MATH 3204 - Calculus IV
  • Overflow hour from Calculus II

  • MATH 3322 - Graph Theory
  • or
  • MATH 3324 - Enumerative Combinatorics
  • MATH 4260 - Linear Algebra II
  • MATH 4361 - Modern Algebra I
  • MATH 4362 - Modern Algebra II
  • MATH 4381 - Real Analysis I
  • MATH 4382 - Real Analysis II
  • MATH 4391 - Complex Analysis

Upper Division Mathematics Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Choose 12 credit hours from:

  • MATH 3000 - Software of Mathematics

  • MATH 3261 - Numerical Methods I
  • or
  • MATH 2335 - Numerical Methods for Engineers

  • MATH 3272 - Introduction to Linear Programming

  • MATH 3322 - Graph Theory
  • or
  • MATH 3324 - Enumerative Combinatorics

  • MATH 3332 - Probability and Inference
  • MATH 3396 - Cooperative Study
  • MATH 3398 - Internship
  • MATH 3405 - Probabilistic Foundations of Actuarial Science
  • MATH 3496 - Elementary Number Theory
  • MATH 3696 - College Geometry
  • MATH 4310 - Partial Differential Equations
  • MATH 4345 - Numerical Methods II
  • MATH 4400 - Directed Study
  • MATH 4490 - Special Topics in Mathematics
  • MATH 4596 - Topology
  • MATH 4699 - Undergraduate Research

Guided Electives (20 Credit Hours)

May include additional mathematics courses or other courses as approved by an advisor.

Notes:

Science Requirement - If not fulfilled in Area D, then coursework must be completed as Guided Electives.

  • PHYS 2211 - Principles of Physics I
  • PHYS 2211L - Principles of Physics Laboratory I
  • PHYS 2212 - Principles of Physics II
  • PHYS 2212L - Principles of Physics Laboratory II

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

University-Wide Degree Requirements

See listing of requirements in KSU Catalog.

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