Our Program

# Major in Mathematics

## Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

- think logically and analyze information critically in a mathematical setting
- reformulate and solve problems in an abstract framework
- express mathematical results verbally, working individually and in collaborative groups
- use appropriate technology to facilitate an understanding of mathematical concepts, but without substituting technology for mathematical thought

## Requirements

### Required

- MATH 109 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
- MATH 110 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
- MATH 211 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
- MATH 230 Linear Algebra
- MATH 235 Introduction to Formal Methods

### Electives

#### Applied Mathematics (1 course)

- MATH 340 Differential Equations
- MATH 345 Mathematical Modeling
- MATH 370 Probability and Statistics
- MATH 422 Combinatorics

#### Classical Mathematics (1 course)

- MATH 301 Problem-Solving Seminar
- MATH 310 History of Mathematics
- MATH 314 Mathematical Circles (SL)
- MATH 355 Complex Analysis
- MATH 367 Number Theory
- MATH 380 Foundations of Geometry
- MATH 482 Differential Geometry
- MATH 485 Topology

##### 1 of the following:

- MATH 435 Modern Algebra
- MATH 453 Real Analysis

#### 300 or higher (3 courses)

- With prior approval of the Mathematics Department, two of these may be courses having significant mathematical content from other departments.
- All Math Majors must take Math 350 two times.

### Computational Course (1 course)

- CS 110 Introduction to Computer Science I
- PHYS 301 Computational Physics

### Recommendations

- The department strongly recommends taking Physics 110-210.
- Math majors whose native language is English must complete a foreign language requirement, either by completing the second semester of a foreign language course or by achieving a passing score on a language placement test.
- Note that 128 unitsĀ are required for graduation.

## Honors Major

### Requirements

A Mathematics Honors Major must satisfy these additional requirements of 2 additional upper division courses, including at least one 400 level course and:

- PHYS 110 General Physics I
- PHYS 210 General Physics II

## Contact Info

### Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mon-Fri, 8:30a.m. - 5p.m.