ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2021  
ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.S.


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Major Requirements


In all options, at least 32 hours taken at WCU must be at the junior-senior level to meet one of the general university degree requirements.

All majors in mathematics are strongly encouraged to take a physics sequence to satisfy part of their liberal studies science sequence requirement.  Completion of one of the following options is required. (Note that undergraduate students must be admitted to the BS/MS Four Plus One Program before being allowed to register for the 500 level courses.)

Math Electives Categories


To complete the program:


36 hours are required, including a second major, minor, or a program approved by the mathematics and computer science department head.

Applied Option:


Required 12 hours:


Two additional courses from the math electives with at least one of these courses in the Computing/Modeling category and:

To complete the program:


48 hours are required, including a second major or a minor in one of the following areas of application: biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, finance, geology, physics, or a program approved by the mathematics and computer science department head.

Traditional Mathematics Option:


Required 18 hours:


Twelve additional hours:  one course from each of the three non-Algebra/Discrete math electives categories, and one additional course from any of the four math elective categories, MATH 400 History of Mathematics, or other math courses approved by the mathematics and computer science department head and:

To complete the program:


42 hours are required, including a second major, a minor, or a program approved by the mathematics and computer science department head.

Mathematic Education Option:


Must earn grades of C or better in the 24 hours of Core Courses in Mathematics.

Plus one of the following two:


  • 6 hours selected from the math electives or
  • 3 hours selected from the math electives and (MATH 412 or MATH 512) - Modern Geometries Credits: (3)
    To complete the program:
    40 hours are required, including the 28-hour professional education sequence.

 

To complete the program:


40 hours are required, including the 28-hour professional education sequence.

Additional Requirements


In all options, a grade of C or better is required in all core courses, and at least 32 hours taken at WCU must be at the junior-senior level to meet one of the general university degree requirements.

Visit the department’s website at http://www.cs.wcu.edu/ to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

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