BA Mathematics

Dear Mathematics Major:

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed below each year are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. A sample schedule is provided as a general guideline to help you build a schedule each term. Your courses must be selected with your advisor to satisfy all core curriculum and state, lab science, and multicultural requirements. Refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for the most current curriculum.

Year 1

Fall Hrs.
MATH 1112 3
ENGL 1101 3
Area E Elective 3
Foreign Language 1001 or 1002 (Take WebCape for Placement) 3
POLS 1101 3
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
MATH 2261 4
ENGL 1102 3
HIST 2111 OR 2112 3
PERS 2XXX 2
Foreign Language 1002 or 2001 3
Total hours 15

Milestones: End of semester: ≥2.0 GPA. Take courses in areas A, C, and E. By the end of year 1, you should have: ≥2.0 GPA. Completed Area A. Take courses in Areas B, D, and E. Completed 30 or more credit hours.

Year 2

Fall Hrs.
MATH 2262 4
MATH 2150 3
Foreign Language 2XXX 3
PERS 2XXX 2
Elective outside the Discipline at 3000 or above 3
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
MATH 2262 4
CS 1010 or 1301 or 1340 3-4
Elective outside the Discipline at 3000 or above 3
ENGL 2111, 2112, or 2113 3
Total hours 13-14

Milestones: ≥2.0 GPA. Take courses in Areas F and C. By the end of year 2, you should have: ≥2.0 GPA. Completed Area C. Completed 59 or more credit hours.

Year 3

Fall Hrs.
MATH 3040 3
MATH 3600 3
MATH 4XXX 3
Lab Science 4
Guided Elective 3
Total hours 16
Spring Hrs.
MATH 3340 3
MATH 4260 3
Elective outside the Discipline at 3000 or above 3
Lab Science 4
Guided Elective 3
Total hours 16

Milestones: By fall of your junior year, you should: ≥2.0 GPA. Investigate membership in Mathematical Association of America (MAA), consider tutoring in the Student Success Center. Complete Area B. Submit graduation application. By spring of your junior year, you should: ≥2.0 GPA. Visit the Office of Career Opportunities. Complete Area D. By the end of year 3: ≥2.0 GPA. You should have completed 90 or more credit hours.

Year 4

Fall Hrs.
MATH 4621 3
MATH 4150 3
MATH 4081 3
Guided Elective 3
Area E Elective 3
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
MATH 4980 3
MATH 4XXX 3
Guided Elective 3
Guided Elective 3
Guided Elective 3
Total hours 15

Milestones: By spring of your senior year, you should: ≥2.0 GPA. Contact and apply for graduate study or professional school, and take necessary admission exams (GRE, LSAT, etc.) if required for your career plans. Contact professors to write letters of reference for you. Prepare a professional resumes and apply for jobs if part of your career plan. By the end of this semester, you should have completed 120 credit hours.