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Mathematics (B.A.)

Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences

Effective Fall 2016

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

Advisement should be considered before selecting general education courses in this major. In addition to general education credits and electives to meet the university's.

120-credit requirement for a bachelor's degree, the following courses are required:

Required Courses:

MATH.125 Calculus I

MATH.126 Calculus II

MATH.185 Discrete Mathematics

MATH.225 Calculus III

MATH.241 Probability and Statistics

MATH.314 Linear Algebra

MATH.405 Intro to Abstract Algebra or MATH.421 Real Analysis

MATH.410 Mathematical Modeling

Choose one of the three courses below:

MATH.322 Differential Equations

MATH.360 Number Theory

MATH.405 Intro to Abstract Algebra or MATH.421 Real Analysis (not used above)

Math elective (9 credits)

MATH.208 and above, not including MATH 300-307 (6 credits)

MATH.308 and above (3 credits)

Required CS Courses (6-8 credits)

COMPSCI.121 Object-Oriented Prog with Java or COMPSCI.115 Python Prog

COMPSCI.122 Graphical User Interfaces in Java or COMPSCI.215 Adv Python Prog or MATH.320 Computer Prog Math or Any Course COMPSCI 300 or higher

Related Area – A 6 credit sequence from a discipline where mathematics is applied (6 credits)

Other Required Courses:

ENGLISH.101 Foundations of Writing

Students seeking Secondary Education Certification in Mathematics must declare majors in both Mathematics and Secondary Education (Mathematics) and complete the full Mathematics BA course sequence as well as the Secondary Education Professional Course and Certification requirements. Students must consult their advisers in both departments each semester regarding course selection and other certification requirements. Full program requirements for students seeking Secondary Education Certification in Mathematics may be found at