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2013-2014

Mathematics (3450)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Mathematics (345000BS)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Learning Outcomes
Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of standard topics in: calculus, linear algebra and advanced calculus (theory and analysis of basic rules of calculus).
Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of standard topics in: abstract algebra, statistics and a specialization area.
Students will be able to communicate mathematical results in written form.
Students will be able to define and explain mathematical concepts, construct rigorous mathematical proofs and counter examples.
Students will be able to think critically, including the proposition of conjectures and generalization of mathematical ideas.
Students will be able to apply mathematical theories to solving routine and non-routine mathematical problems.

Year 1

Fall
3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I4
3300:111 English Composition I3
Natural Science:Any Set4
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1014
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3300:112 English Composition II3
3450:222 Analytic Geometry-Calculus II4
Social Science:Any Set3
Oral Communication:Any3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1024
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
3470:461 Applied Statistics4
3450:307 Fund: Advanced Mathematics3
3450:223 Analytic Geometry-Calc III4
Social Science:Any OTHER Set3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2013
Min Credit Total 17
Spring
3450:312 Linear Algebra3
3460:209 Computer Science I4
Natural Science:Any OTHER Set4
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2023
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
3450:411 Abstract Algebra I3
3450:421 Advanced Calculus I3
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
Elective:Any3
Upper Level Elective:3450:300/400 Mathematics3
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
3450:335 Intro to Ordinary Diff Equatns3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Humanities:Any Set3
Elective:Any3
Upper Level Elective:3450:300/400 Mathematics3
Upper Level Elective:3450:412 Abstract Algebra II or 3450:422 Adv Calculus II3
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Elective:Any3
Upper Level Elective:3450:300/400 Statistics3
Upper Level Elective:3470:450 or 451 or 461 Statistics4
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Upper Level Elective:3450:300/400 3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Elective:Any4
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
One of the following three courses 3470:450 Probability, 3470:451 Theoretical Statistics, or 3470:461 Applied Statistics.
One of the following two courses: 3450:412 Abstract Algebra II or 3450:422 Advanced Calculus II.
Approved 300/400 electives in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, or computer science.
3470:451 Theoretical Statistics or 3470:460 Applied Statistics may be substituted for 3470:450 Probability.
7700:101, 102, 201, 202 and 222 may be substituted for Modern Language (35xx) courses.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 04-02-2013