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:
* 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.