Mathematics

General Education Requirements

English Composition
Select one of the following:6
College Composition I
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
or
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
College Composition III: Persuasive Writing
Speech Communication
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Interpersonal Communication
Intercultural Communication
Mathematics
Select one of the following:3
College Algebra
Finite Mathematics
Precalculus
Calculus I 1
Elementary Statistics
Lab Science
Select two of the following:8
Concepts of Biology
General Biology I
General Biology II
General Zoology
Introductory Chemistry
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Introduction to Earth Science
The Earth Through Time
Concepts of Physics
Introductory Astronomy
College Physics I
College Physics II
University Physics I 2
University Physics II 2
Cognition and Brain Science
Technology, Engineering, and Design
Wellness
Select one of the following:2
Concepts of Fitness and Wellness
Introduction to Stress Management
Technology
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Computer Information Systems
Introduction to Programming in Java 3
Introduction to Structured Programming I 3
Discovering Computing 3
Humanities
Literacies
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Literature
Introduction to Film
Mythology
World Literature I
World Literature II
American Literature I
American Literature II
Civilization, Thought, and Literary Heritage
Ethics and Philosophy of Science
1st Year Spanish I
1st Year Spanish II
2nd Year Spanish I
2nd Year Spanish II
Introduction to Theatre Arts
Art and Music
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to the Visual Arts
Introduction to Digital Media
Art History I
Art History II
Fine Arts and Aesthetics
Music Appreciation
Music Fundamentals
World Music
History of Rock and Roll
Social Science
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Understanding Media and Social Change
Human Communication
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Human Geography
United States to 1877
United States to Present
World Civilizations to 1500
World Civilizations since 1500
Environmental History
Native American Studies
American National Government
State and Local Government
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Anthropology
Additional Humanities or Social Science
Select one additional course from Humanities or Social Science or select from the following:2
Two Dimensional Design
Drawing I
Ceramics I
Survey of Geography
Group Piano for Non-Majors
Group Piano for Non-Majors
Valkyries
Concert Choir
Athletic Band
Concert Band
Planetarium Science
Total Credits39

Major Requirements

Required Courses
MATH 166Calculus II4
MATH 208Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 210Elementary Statistics3
MATH 265Calculus III4
MATH 266Introduction to Differential Equations3
MATH 321Applied Probability and Statistics3
MATH 330Linear Algebra and Matrices3
MATH 340Abstract Algebra4
MATH 400History and Philosophy of Mathematics2
MATH 410Real Analysis3
MATH 491Math Capstone1
MATH 497Internship3-12
Directed Electives6
Introduction to Programming in Java
Introduction to Structured Programming I
Introduction to Structured Programming II
Programming Language Topics
Modern Geometry
MATH 435
Theory of Numbers (Mayville State University)
Undergraduate Research
Special Topics
University Physics I
University Physics II
Discovering Computing
Total Credits42-51

Total General Education 39 Hrs
Total Major Requirement 42-51 Hrs
Total Credits needed to Graduate 120 hrs

NOTE:  The Mathematics Major (B.A/B.S.) requires a minor and/or double major.

For degree and graduation requirements, visit degree requirements and graduation requirements.

Plan of Study

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
COMM 110 or 212 (Gen Ed)3ENGL 120 or 125 (Gen Ed)3
ENGL 110 (Gen Ed)3Lab Science (Gen Ed)4
HPER 100 (Gen Ed)2MATH 165 (Gen Ed)4
Lab Science (Gen Ed)4MATH 2103
MATH 107 (if high school precalculus not completed)3 
UNIV 1501 
 16 14
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
Art and Music (Gen Ed)3CSCI 127 (Gen Ed)3
Literacies (Gen Ed)3MATH 2654
MATH 1664MATH 3113
Minor Course/Elective3MATH 3303
Minor Course/Elective3Minor Course/Elective3
 16 16
Third Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
MATH 2663MATH 3213
MATH 3404MATH 4002
Minor Course/Elective3Minor Course/Elective3
Minor Course/Elective3Minor Course/Elective3
Social Science (Gen Ed)3Social Science (Gen Ed)3
 16 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
Additional Humanities or Social Science (Gen Ed)2MATH 4973-12
MATH 2083Minor Course/Elective3
MATH 4911Minor Course/Elective3
MATH 4103 
Minor Course/Elective3 
SE 1103 
 15 9-18
Total Credits 116-125

NOTE:  The Mathematics Major (B.A/B.S.) requires a minor and/or double major.

Please note:  This plan is intended for general information only.  Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their academic advisor each semester before registration.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to make mathematical connections and properly use mathematical problem solving, reasoning, communication, and representation.
  2. Students will demonstrate appropriate use of technology and concrete materials for building understanding of mathematical concepts.