Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematical Sciences

The following information applies to both on-campus and online students, and assumes a transfer of 60 lower division hours with general education courses and calculus prerequisites completed.

To earn a bachelor’s degree in mathematical sciences, students must complete the following upper division courses:

Course

Hours

MAT 330 Entrance Assessment

0

MAT 332 Linear Algebra

4

MAT 415 Advanced Calculus

4

MAT 431 Mathematical Statistics

4

MAT 444 Operations Research Methods

4

2 Math electives (course number must be over 330) 8
MAT 491 Exit Assessment 0
Subtotal

24

Students must select an additional area of concentration (cluster A or B, below). If you select cluster A, one or both of the courses in cluster B may be used toward the 8 hours of math electives, and vice versa. Besides the courses from the other cluster, elective courses also available online include: Introduction to Differential Equations, Introduction to Topology, History of Math.

Cluster A

Course

Hours

MAT 403 Abstract Algebra

4

MAT 404 Geometry

4

Subtotal

8

Cluster B

Course

Hours

MAT 421 Statistical Methods

4

MAT 432 Mathematical Statistics II

4

Subtotal

8

ALL students:

Course

Hours

ECCE (Engaged Citizenship) Requirements — must be taken at UIS; see catalog for more details 10
Upper Division General Electives — may be transfer credit or UIS non-math courses

18

Subtotal

28

Total For Major

60