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Lower Division Requirements (31-33 units)

  • MATH 150: Calculus I (4)
  • MATH 151: Calculus II (4)
  • MATH 230/PHIL 230: Logic and Mathematical Reasoning (3)
  • MATH 240: Linear Algebra (3)
  • MATH 250: Calculus III (3)
  • PHYS 200: General Physics I (4)
  • PHYS 201: General Physics II (4)

Complete one of the following:

  • COMP 105/IT 105: Introduction to Programming (3)
  • COMP 150: Object-Oriented Programming (4)

Complete an additional Computer Science course:

  • COMP 102: Web Development (3)
  • COMP 105/IT 105: Introduction to Programming (3)
  • COMP 150: Object-Oriented Programming (4)
  • COMP 151: Data Structures and Program Design (4) 

Upper Division Requirements (18 units)

All math major students, no matter their emphasis, must take these upper-division core courses.

  • MATH 300: Discrete Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 310: Transition to Higher Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 350: Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems (3)
  • MATH 351: Real Analysis (3)
  • MATH 352: Probability and Statistics (3)
  • MATH 390: Junior Seminar (1) 
  • MATH 499: Senior Colloquium (1) Taken twice

Emphasis (12 units)

An emphasis is required for completion of the B.S. in Mathematics. In oder to plan their activities, by at most the end of their sophomore year, students should decide on one of four emphasis. See below for the upper-division requirements for each emphasis. 

Applied Mathematics 

  • MATH 398: Advanced Research Investigations (3)
  • MATH 448: Scientific Computing (3)
  • MATH 450: Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics (3)
  • Math 451: Complex Analysis (3)

Mathematics Education

  • MATH 318: Mathematics For Secondary School Teachers (3)
  • MATH 331: History of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 393: Abstract Algebra I (3)
and, Complete one of the following:
  • MATH 451: Complex Analysis (3)
  • MATH 482: Number Theory and Cryptography (3)
  • MATH 490: Topics in Modern Mathematics (3)

Pure Mathematics 

  • MATH 393: Abstract Algebra I (3)
  • MATH 438/PHIL 438: Philosophy of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 451: Complex Analysis (3)
AND, COMPLETE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
  • MATH 482: Number Theory and Cryptography (3)
  • MATH 484: Algebraic Geometry and Coding Theory (3)
  • MATH 490: Topics in Modern Mathematics (3)

Statistics 

  • MATH 393: Advanced Research Investigatios (3)
  • Math 408: Adcanced Data Analysis (3)
  • Math 448: Scientific Computing (3)
  • Math 453: Mathematical Statistics (3)

Electives in Major (9 units)

  1. Note: Courses used for your emphasis cannot be counted as electives.
  2. Note: Students planning on teaching math must choose MATH 492 for their field experience requirement. Other courses recommended for teaching careers are marked with a T.
  • MATH 318: Mathematics For Secondary School Teachers (3)T 
  • MATH 330: Mathematics And Fine Arts (3)T
  • MATH 331: History of Mathematics (3)T 
  • MATH 345/COMP 345/PHYS 345: Digital Image Processing (3)
  • MATH 354: Analysis of Algorithms (3) 
  • MATH 393: Abstract Algebra I (3) T 
  • MATH 398: Advanced Research Investigations (3) 
  • MATH 408: Advanced Data Analysis (3)
  • MATH 428: Actuarial Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 429: Operations Research (3) 
  • MATH 430: Research Design and Data Analysis (3) 
  • MATH 437: Mathematics For Games, Simulations, And Robotics (3)
  • MATH 438/PHIL 438: Philosophy of Mathematics (3) 
  • MATH 439/PHYS 439: Philosophy of Science (3)
  • MATH 445/PHYS 445/COMP 445: Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition (3) 
  • MATH 448: Scientific Computing (3) 
  • MATH 450: Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics (3) 
  • MATH 451: Complex Analysis (3) 
  • MATH 452/COMP 452: Computational Bioinformatics (4) 
  • MATH 453: Mathematical Statistics (3)
  • MATH 480: Differential and Riemannian Geometry (3)
  • MATH 482: Number Theory and Cryptography (3) T
  • MATH 484: Algebraic Geometry and Coding Theory (3)
  • MATH 490: Topics in Modern Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 492: Internship (Units: 1-3 T Required)
  • MATH 493: Abstract Algebra II (3)
  • MATH 494: Independent Research (1-3)
  • MATH 497: Directed Studies (3)
  • MATH 499: Senior Colloquium (1)
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