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Requirements for the Major

Requirements for the major in Mathematics

10 credits in the Mathematics Department as follows:

  • Core courses: MATH 152, MATH 205, MATH 210, MATH 300
  • Electives: 6 additional courses as follows: At most one of MATH 175 and MATH 180; At least 5 courses numbered above MATH 210, at least two of which are numbered above Math 300
  • Research Experience: Each student must complete a research project leading to a written and oral presentation. This requirement may be fulfilled through MATH 361, MATH 399, or an honors project, and must be certified by the department chair. Full credits earned in this experience may apply to the elective credit requirement.

With permission of the chair, up to two credits in related studies outside the department may be counted toward electives in the major.

Requirements for the major in Financial Mathematics

10.5-11 credits as follows:

  • Core courses: MATH 152, MATH 205, MATH 210
  • Introductory Financial Mathematics: MATH 227
  • Mathematical Statistics: MATH 321, MATH 322
  • Economics: 2 courses from: ECON 110, ECON 301, BUS/ECON 333, BUS 211, BUS 212
  • Related coursework: 1 additional course from: MATH 211, MATH 214, MATH 215, MATH 230, MATH 311, MATH 325, CS 142, CS 205
  • Advanced Financial Mathematics: MATH 327
  • Research Experience: Each student must complete a research project leading to a written and oral presentation. This requirement may be fulfilled through MATH 361, MATH 399, or an honors project, and must be certified by the department chair

Students who major in Financial Mathematics and minor in Business and Management may count no more than 3 courses simultaneously in both programs.

Requirements for the minor in Mathematics

5 credits in the department as follows:

  • MATH 152 or MATH 214, MATH 205, MATH 210
  • Two additional mathematics courses numbered above MATH 170, with at least one chosen from: MATH 211, MATH 216, MATH 217, MATH 218, MATH 300

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