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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Mathematics, Professional Mathematics Concentration (General Mathematics), B.S.


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Department of Mathematical Sciences  
615-898-2669
Don Nelson, program coordinator
Donald.Nelson@mtsu.edu

Mathematics majors must declare a concentration chosen from Professional Mathematics or Mathematics Education. Students opting the Professional Mathematics concentration will choose from tracks in general mathematics, advanced mathematics, business, statistics, and industrial mathematics.

All courses in the Mathematics major or minor (including supporting coursework) must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better. All courses transferred from other institutions for credit in the Mathematics major or minor must carry a grade of C (2.00) or better and be approved by the department chair.

The following specialized courses do not count toward a Mathematics major or minor: MATH 1010 , MATH 1410 , MATH 1420 , MATH 1530 , MATH 1630 , MATH 1710 , MATH 1720 , MATH 1730 , MATH 1810 ,and MATH 4010 . However, MATH 1630 , MATH 1730 , MATH 1810 , and may count toward a minor in Mathematics for Managerial, Social, and Life Sciences.

General Track

Students desiring a broad general background in mathematics should pursue this track.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Mathematics, Professional Mathematics (General), B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following General Education course is required for this major:

  • MATH 1910 (Math)

Major Requirements (36 hours)


Mathematics Core (21 hours)


Supporting Courses (16 hours)


Electives (30 hours)


  • 8 credit hours must be taken at the 3000/4000 level

Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Mathematics, Professional Mathematics (General Mathematics)


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Students should consult their advisors each semester to plan their schedules.

Freshman


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 27 Hours


Senior


  • MATH 4990 - Seminar in Mathematics 3 credit hours
  • MATH/STAT elective* 3 credit hours
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours
  • MATH UD electives 6 credit hours
  • Electives 12 credit hours
  • Minor or elective course 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours


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