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University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


1. 124 semester hours:


Complete a minimum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. The last 30 hours of the degree program must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:


Complete the General Education Curriculum  (GEC).

4. Major requirements:


Complete 40 semester hours within the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science with a minimum grade of “C” in each course.

The 40 hours within the Department consist of:

Mathematics electives:


(four courses chosen from one of the following three options)

Additional Information:


Mathematics majors are encouraged to tailor the program to their career objectives by making judicious choice of the electives in requirement (c) above and by taking courses in the department beyond the required 40 hours.

Students planning to do graduate work in mathematics should include as many of the following courses in their program as possible: MATH 3410 , MATH 4310 , MATH 4320 , MATH 4420 , MATH 4430 , MATH 4210  and MATH 4220 . Graduate schools find students who exceed the 40-hour minimum more attractive.

Students planning to work in industry or government should complete as many of the following courses as practical: MATH 2400 /MATH 2500 , MATH 3410 , MATH 4210 /MATH 4220  MATH 4520 /MATH 4530 , COMP 1520 , COMP 1525 , COMP 2810 , COMP 4460 . Such students should consider a minor in computer science. Employers find students who exceed the 40-hour minimum more attractive.

Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Mathematics


 For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman year


Sophomore year


Junior year


Senior year


Fall Semester


  • Elective (4210) (3)
  • Elective (3500) (3)
  • Elective (4520) (3)
  • Elective (4100) (3)
  • Elective (3)

Spring Semester


  • Elective (4220) (3)
  • Elective (4430) (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124


Key to symbols used: 

* Or its equivalent, MATH 1100 followed by MATH 1200 .
** Students with special preparation and permission of the department may be exempt from the prerequisite.
 
# Core Curriculum Courses – 42
+ Mathematics Required Course – 22
† Computer Science Required Courses – 6
  Applied Option: MATH 4210  and MATH 4220 ; MATH 4210  and MATH 4220 ; 1 algebra elective from list (i) below, 1 additional elective from list (iii) below
  Algebra Option: MATH 4420  and MATH 4430 , or MATH 3500  and MATH 4430 , or MATH 4430  and MATH 4440 ; 1 applied elective from list (ii) below, 1 additional elective from list (iii) below
  Analysis option: MATH 4310  and MATH 4320 ; 1 algebra elective from list (i) below, 1applied elective from list (ii) below
(i) algebra electives: MATH 3500 , MATH 4420 , MATH 4430  (ii) applied electives: MATH 3410 , MATH 4210 , MATH 4520 , MATH 4530 ; (iii) other electives: any 3000 or 4000 MATH except MATH 3100 , MATH 4200 , MATH 4940 

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