Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Degree Plan

Core Requirements – 67-73 hours

Christian Literacy – 18-24 hours

Lower Level Courses

  • BI 1211/1311 Life of Christ
  • BI 1214/1314 Book of Acts
  • BI 2202/2302 Pentateuch
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)

Upper Level Courses

  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II
  • HU 2310 Western Cultural Heritage III
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage

Mathematics and Scientific Literacy – 12 hours

Mathematics

MH 1451 Calculus I

Physical Science Requirements

  • PHY 2311 University Physics I
  • PHY 2111 University Physics I Lab
  • Natural Science Requirement (one course from Biology)
  • BIO 1300 & 1100 Perspectives of Biology I and Lab or
  • BIO 2320 and 120 Man and Environment and Lab

Information and Communication Literacy – 15 hours

Composition and Literature

  • EH 1301 English Composition I
  • EH 1302 English Composition II
  • EH 2301 or EH 2303 or EH 2304

Communication

EH 1303 Speech Communication

Technology

CS 2305 Intro to Computer Science & Programming

Personal and Social Literacy – 10 hours

Personal

  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness
  • FE 1100 Freshman Experience
  • PE Activity – Two one-hour activity courses
  • FASL 1090, 2090, 3090, & 4190 Service Learning

Social Science (one course from the following)

  • PY 1310 Introduction to Psychology
  • CJ 1300 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • COU 2320 Introduction to Counseling
  • SY 2328 Introduction to Sociology
  • PS 2308 Introduction to American Constitutional Government
  • BA 2303 Macroeconomics

Professional Literacy – 58 hours

Major Field Requirements – 42 hours

  • MH 1452 Calculus II
  • MH 2453 Calculus III
  • MH 2340 Elementary Statistics
  • MH 2190 Transition to Advanced Mathematics
  • MH 3310 Linear Algebra
  • MH 3320 Discrete Mathematics
  • MH 3370 Ordinary Differential Equations
  • MH 4300 Numerical Analysis & Scientific Computing
  • MH 4310 Mathematical Statistics
  • MH 4340 Abstract Algebra 1
  • MH 4360 Real Analysis I
  • MH 4370 Complex Variables
  • MH 4390 Internship (last semester)
  • Elective (choose from the following)
    • MH 3340 Number Theory
    • MH 4330 History of Mathematics
    • MH 4345 Abstract Algebra II
    • MH 4350 Foundations of Plane Geometry

Developmental Requirements – 4 hours

  • PHY 2312 University Physics II
  • PHY 2112 University Physics II Lab
  • Electives – 12 hours (9 of these elective hours must be upper division. Science or Computer Science recommended.)

Total Hours – 125-131 hours

N.B. 46-48 hours of upper level credits are required for graduation. This number decreases by one hour for each upper level BI course taken for 2-hour credit.