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ARCHIVED 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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Mathematics, B.S.


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Total number of hours for the program: 120.

Liberal Studies Hours: 42


Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Major Requirements


The major requires 38-50 hours as follows. Only grades of C (2.0) or higher in required mathematics core courses will satisfy requirements in the major.

The following courses are required:

Math Electives Categories


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:


Additional Requirements:


To complete the program, 36  hours are required, including the professional education sequence (24 hours - see below) for secondary and special subject teaching and 12 hours of general electives. At least 32 hours taken at WCU must be at the junior-senior level to meet one of the general university degree requirements. A student enrolled in the BS in Mathematics with the Mathematics Education Option must also be enrolled in the BSED in Mathematics.

General Electives (12 hours)


Additional Information all Options:


At least 30 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.wcu.edu/8462.asp to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

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