Administered by: Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

Effective Fall, 2003

Advisement should be considered before selecting general education courses in this major. In addition to 53 general education credits and electives to meet the university's 120-credit requirement for a bachelor's degree, the following courses are required:

Core Courses (all majors)

53.125 Calculus I

53.126 Calculus II

53.185 Discrete Mathematics

53.225 Calculus III

53.226 Calculus IV

53.241 Probability and Statistics

53.310 Introduction to Abstract Algebra

53.314 Linear Algebra

56.121 Computer Science I

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics - Required courses:

At least one 3-semester-hours computer science course numbered 56.122 or above.

At least three 3-semester-hours mathematics courses at the 300 level, including at least one from the classical core consisting of:

- 53.322 Differential Equations
- 53.331 Modern Geometry
- 53.341 Statistical Methods
- 53.360 Number Theory
- 53.411 Introduction to Group Theory
- 53.421 Advanced Calculus
- 53.422 Complex Variables
- 53.451 Introduction to Topology

In addition, at least 6 semester hours in a discipline to which mathematics is traditionally applied (as approved by the adviser). Courses 53.311 and 56.305 may not be counted as requirements for the major.

B.A. Statistics Track - The Statistics track prepares students for a variety of careers in statistics in research, industry and government and provides a base for work at the graduate level. Students planning to continue with graduate studies should take 53.225, 53.236 and 53.462 The track provides a foundation in mathematics as well as courses in statistical methodology, computer programming and statistical software.

Required courses:

53.141 Introduction to Statistics

56.121 Computer Science I

56.122 Computer Science II

53.125 Calculus I

53.126 Calculus II

53.185 Discrete Mathematics

52.240 Statistical Methods

53.241 Probability and Statistics

53.314 Linear Algebra

53.340 Statistical Software

53.342 Design and Calculus of Experiements

53.343 Applied Regression Calculus

Select two courses from Mathematics numbered 53.225 or above

Recommended choices for electives:

53.225 Calculus III

53.226 Calculus IV

53.243 Nonparametric Statistics

53.373 Numerical Methods

53.374 Introduction to Discrete Systems Simulation

53.441 Mathematics and Sports

53.461 Probability Models and Applications

53.462 Mathematical Statistics

53.491 Special Topics in Mathematics

Select two courses from one area in which statistics is applied, with advisor's approval (Biology, Economics, Geography, Geology, Psychology)