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2012 - 2013 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Major


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Society is increasingly dependent upon solving complex problems of a numerical, quantitative, and statistical nature. These all require logical thought. The Mathematics major is a solid introduction to all aspects of mathematics. It helps students prepare for the exciting challenges of today and tomorrow. Additionally, for those students who are undecided about a career, a Mathematics major proves an excellent background in critical thinking and problem solving.

Many graduates have chosen to be teachers in public schools. The Mathematics for Secondary Education option gives high-quality academic preparation to students who wish to become Colorado licensed grades 7-12 math teachers.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN MATHEMATICS:


Liberal Arts Core - Credits: 39


See Liberal Arts Core .

Specific Departmental Requirements¹:


Subtotal Core- Credits: 24

Upper Level requirements:


Take six of the following classes for a minimum of 20 hours, two of which must be at the 400-level.

Subtotal Upper Level - Credits: 20-22

Subtotal Specific Departmental Requirements - Credits: 44-46


Auxiliary Requirements from Other Departments:


Subtotal Auxiliary Requirements - Credits: 3-4


Total Departmental Requirements - Credits 47-50


Free Electives (variable)


TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120*


* Among the minimum 120 credits required for the degree, 45 credits must be upper-division (300- and 400-level) courses.

1All specified prerequisites for all math courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better. The prerequisite for Math 121 is a B- or better in Math 110 or placement.

Note to transfer and former students: If you have taken any of your major requirements and received a different number of credits than listed above, you may need to complete additional major credit requirements.

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