Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
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Mathematics (B.S.)

Administered by: Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

Effective Fall, 2008

Advisement should be considered before selecting general education courses in this major. In addition to general education courses and electives to meet, the university's 120-credit requirement for a Bachelor of Science degree the following courses are required:

Required Courses:

MATH.125 Calculus I

MATH.126 Calculus II

MATH.185 Discrete Mathematics

MATH.225 Calculus III

MATH.226 Calculus IV

MATH.241 Probability and Statistics

MATH.310 Introduction to Abstract Algebra or MATH.421 Advanced Calculus

MATH.314 Linear Algebra

MATH.410 Mathematical Modeling

PHYSICS.211 General Physics I

PHYSICS.212 General Physics II

Select one Computer Science Sequence:

Option A1) COMPSCI.121 Object-Oriented Programming with Java

Option A2) COMPSCI.122 Graphical User Interfaces in Java or other 300 or higher 56 course (3 to 4 credits)

Option B1) COMPSCI.123 Visual Basic I (3)

Option B2) COMPSCI.223 Visual Basic II (3)

Mathematics Electives (6 credits MATH.300 or above; including at least 1 course from the following list):

MATH.322 Differential Equations

MATH.331 Modern Geometry

MATH.360 Number Theory

MATH.421 Advanced Calculus

MATH.422 Complex Variables

BS Concentration - minimum 9 credits from one of the following groups:

Applied Math (3 courses from MATH.322, 342, 343, 361, 381, 385, 461, 462, 471, or 472)

Computer Science (3 courses from COMPSCI.221 and higher)

Statistics (3 courses from MATH.240, 243, 342, 343, 441, 446, 461, 462)

Actuarial Science (3 courses from MATH.343, 381, 461, 462)

Grad School Prep (MATH.310 and 421 are both required, one of which counts as a core course in the major. 2 courses from MATH.360, 385, 411, 422, 451)

Physics (3 courses from PHYSICS.300 and higher)

Courses MATH.311 and MATH.305 may not be counted as requirements for the major.