Collect and interpret data at a government agency or in a research and development department. Manage the finances of a major corporation. Become a teacher or a college professor and instill in students a passion for learning, numbers and analytical thinking. Mathematics is a foundation for many different kinds of careers. As a mathematics major at BVU, you will have access to a variety of challenging courses that will allow you to sharpen your analytical and problem-solving skills and better understand the world through quantitative processes.

The mathematics program at BVU encourages collaboration and application of knowledge. As part of your studies, you will be exposed to rigorous coursework, carry out mathematical research, and work alongside expert faculty who are committed to teaching and student success. Mathematics students also refine their skills by participating in coveted summer internships at major research institutions. Studying mathematics at BVU will provide you with a competitive advantage in many fields. A mathematics degree can also give you a solid foundation for further study in mathematics or in a variety of other disciplines.

## Major: 38-39 credit hours

- MATH 160 Calculus I: Differential Calculus
- MATH 161 Calculus II: Integral Calculus
- MATH 240 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics
- MATH 260 Calculus III: Intermediate Calculus
- MATH 261 Calculus IV: Multivariable Calculus
- MATH 322 Linear Algebra
- MATH 361 Differential Equations
- MATH 433 Probability and Mathematical Statistics II or MATH 140 Elementary Applied Statistics (Students interested in actuarial science must elect MATH 433)
- MATH 480 Senior Capstone

### 3 courses from

- MATH 320 History of Mathematics
- MATH 330 Applied Regression Analysis
- MATH 341 Modern Algebra
- MATH 352 Elements of Geometry
- MATH 371 Numerical Analysis
- MATH 432 Probability and Mathematical Statistics I
- MATH 460 Complex Variables
- MATH 470 Intermediate Analysis

- For students pursuing secondary teaching licensure, the three courses must be MATH 320, MATH 352 and MATH 432
- Students interested in actuarial science should choose MATH 330, MATH 371 and MATH 432.
- Students with a double major in biochemistry, biology, or chemistry may reduce the requirement to one elective from the indicated group.

### Recommended support work

- CMSC 181 Computer Science I: Introduction to Computer Science
- PHYS 211 General Physics I: Calculus Based

(Credit in these courses may not replace credit in the indicated mathematics courses.)

**Note**: Mathematics majors pursuing secondary teaching licensure are required to complete CMSC 181 Computer Science I: Introduction to Computer Science as an additional requirement for licensure in mathematics

## Minor: 20 credit hours

- MATH 160 Calculus I: Differential Calculus
- MATH 161 Calculus II: Integral Calculus
- MATH 240 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics
- MATH 260 Calculus III: Intermediate Calculus
- MATH 261 Calculus IV: Multivariable Calculus
- MATH 361 Differential Equations

## Major with Teaching Licensure (K-8): 33 credit hours

- CMSC 160 Introduction to Computer Science or CMSC 181 Computer Science I: Introduction to Computer Science
- MATH 130 Mathematical Ideas for the Liberal Arts
- MATH 140 Elementary Applied Statistics
- MATH 160 Calculus I: Differential Calculus
- MATH 161 Calculus II: Integral Calculus
- MATH 240 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics
- MATH 260 Calculus III: Intermediate Calculus
- MATH 320 History of Mathematics
- MATH 352 Elements of Geometry
- MATH 480 Senior Capstone
- Plus requirements for elementary education and education core

## Major with Teaching Licensure (K-8): 41-42 credit hours

- CMSC 160 Introduction to Computer Programming or CMSC 181 Computer Science I: Introduction to Computer Science
- MATH 160 Calculus I: Differential Calculus
- MATH 161 Calculus II: Integral Calculus
- MATH 240 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics
- MATH 260 Calculus III: Intermediate Calculus
- MATH 261 Calculus IV: Multivariable Calculus
- MATH 320 History of Mathematics
- MATH 322 Linear Algebra
- MATH 352 Elements of Geometry
- MATH 361 Differential Equations
- MATH 432 Probability and Mathematical Statistics I
- MATH 433 Probability and Mathematical Statistics II or MATH 140 Elementary Applied Statistics
- MATH 480 Senior Capstone
- Plus requirements for secondary education and education core

## Minor with Teaching Licensure (K-8): 27 credit hours

- CMSC 160 Introduction to Computer Programming or CMSC 181 Computer Science I: Introduction to Computer Science
- MATH 130 Mathematical Ideas for the Liberal Arts
- MATH 140 Elementary Applied Statistics
- MATH 160 Calculus I: Differential Calculus
- MATH 161 Calculus II: Integral Calculus
- MATH 240 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics
- MATH 260 Calculus III: Intermediate Calculus
- MATH 352 Elements of Geometry
- Plus requirements for elementary education and education core

## Minor with Teaching Licensure (5-12): 29 credit hours

- CMSC 160 Introduction to Computer Programming or CMSC 181 Computer Science I: Introduction to Computer Science
- MATH 130 Mathematical Ideas for the Liberal Arts
- MATH 160 Calculus I: Differential Calculus
- MATH 161 Calculus II: Integral Calculus
- MATH 240 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics
- MATH 260 Calculus III: Intermediate Calculus
- MATH 261 Calculus IV: Multivariable Calculus
- MATH 322 Linear Algebra
- MATH 352 Elements of Geometry
- Plus requirements for secondary education and education core