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Multiple Options Program:  Mathematics

SAMPLE: ADDING A MULTIPLE OPTIONS PROGRAM TO A CURRENT MAJOR PROGRAM IN MATHEMATICS (B.A. Level)

CURRENT MAJOR PROGRAM:  B.A. MATHEMATICS:  44 credits (with tracks)

Core Required Courses (20 credits):
MAT 129  Calculus I
MAT 229
  Calculus II
MAT 194
  Mathematical Sciences Seminar
MAT 234
  Linear Algebra
STA 250
  Probability and Statistics
MAT 329
  Calculus III
MAT 489
  Comprehensive Exam

Pure Mathematics Track (24 credits)
MAT 302  Introduction to Higher Mathematics
MAT 310
  Elementary Theory of Numbers
MAT 420
  Real Variables I
MAT 430
  Complex Variables
Three 300 or above level electives

Applied Mathematics Track (24 credits)
CSC 270  Mathematics Software Programming
MAT 325
  Differential Equations
MAT 330
  Classical Applied Analysis
MAT 360
  Numerical Analysis
Three 300 or above level electives

General Mathematics Track (24 credits)
MAT 302  Introduction to Higher Mathematics
MAT 310
  Elementary Theory of Numbers
MAT 345
  Introduction to Geometry
STA 341
  Statistics II
Three 300 or above level electives

With Advisor Approval:
MAT 499  Independent Study in Mathematics
MAT 594
  Topics:  Mathematics
MAT 599
  Seminar:  Mathematics  

 

NOW ADD A MULTIPLE OPTIONS PROGRAM TO THE CURRENT MAJOR PROGRAM BY OFFERING:

B.A./B.S. Mathematics:  Interdisciplinary Physical Sciences and Technology Option (44 credits)

Core Required Courses (20 credits):
MAT 129  Calculus I
MAT 229
  Calculus II
MAT 194
  Mathematical Sciences Seminar
MAT 234
  Linear Algebra
STA 250
  Probability and Statistics
MAT 329
  Calculus III
MAT 489
  Comprehensive Exam

Mathematics Elective Courses (relevant to the Physical Sciences and Technology)  (select 9 credits): 
MAT 110  Introductory Probability
MAT 112
  Applied Calculus
MAT 185
  Introductory Discrete Mathematics
MAT 303
  Mathematics and Technology
MAT 325
  Differential Equations
MAT 330
  Classical Applied Analysis
MAT 375
  Applied Mathematical Models
MAT 385
  Discrete Mathematics
With Advisor Approval:
MAT 499  Independent Study in Mathematics
MAT 594
  Topics:  Mathematics
MAT 599
  Seminar:  Mathematics  

Interdisciplinary Elective Courses (relevant to Mathematics, the Physical Sciences and Technology)  (select 15 credits; each elective should be from a different discipline)
AST 315  Introductory Astrophysics
BIO 374
  Biomathematics
CHE 340
  Analytic Chemistry
CHE 340L
  Analytic Chemistry Lab
CHE 345
  Electronics for Scientists and Engineers
CIT 130
  Information Technology Fundamentals
CIT 247
  Networking Fundamentals
CIT 396
  Computer Information Technology Practicum
CIT 430
  Computer Forensics
CSC 270
  Mathematics Software Programming
CSC 320
  Introduction to Neural Networks and A.I.
CSC 360
  Object Oriented Programming
CSC 362
  Computer Systems
CSC 364
  Data Structures and Algorithms
CSC 396
  Computer Science Practicum
CSC 407
  Concepts of Programming Languages
CSC 425
  Artificial Intelligence
CSC 460
  Operating Systems
DSC 194
  Data Science
DSC 311
  Data Analytics
DSC 321
  Data Visualization
DSC 396
  Data Science Practicum
DSC 411
  Data Mining
DSC 421
  Big Data
DSC 431
  Network Analysis
EGT 318
  Introduction to Nanotechnology
EGT 321
  Robotic Systems
EGT 340
  Applied Dynamics
EGT 344
  Analog Electronics
EGT 361
  Fluid Power

B.A. Mathematics:  Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Option (44 credits)

Core Required Courses (20 credits):
MAT 129  Calculus I
MAT 229
  Calculus II
MAT 194
  Mathematical Sciences Seminar
MAT 234
  Linear Algebra
STA 250
  Probability and Statistics
MAT 329
  Calculus III
MAT 489
  Comprehensive Exam

Mathematics Elective Courses (relevant to Social Sciences) (select 9 credits): 
MAT 110  Introductory Probability
MAT 112  Applied Calculus
MAT 114
  Finite Mathematics
MAT 305
  History of Mathematics
MAT 375
  Applied Mathematical Models
CSC 270
  Mathematics Software Programming
MAT 325
  Differential Equations
MAT 330
  Classical Applied Analysis
MAT 360
  Numerical Analysis
With Advisor Approval:
MAT 499  Independent Study in Mathematics
MAT 594
  Topics:  Mathematics
MAT 599
  Seminar:  Mathematics  

Interdisciplinary Elective Courses (relevant to Mathematics and Social Sciences)  (select 15 credits; each elective should be from a different discipline)
ANT 342  Quantitative Methods in Anthropology
JUS 315
  Criminal Justice Research Methods
ANT 465
  Field Methods in Anthropology
ANT 565
  Advanced Field Methods in Anthropology
AST 310
  Astronomical Techniques
COU 580
  Research Tools in Counseling
GEO 418
  Geographical Information Systems
GEO 518
  Geographical Information Analysis
LDR 310
  Research Methods in Leadership
PSY 210
  Research Methods in Psychology
PSY 310
  Quantitative Methods in Psychology
PSY 490
  Research: Psychology
SOC 320
  Social Research
SOC 321
  Applied Social Research
SOC 322
  Quantitative Research Methods

* In this Multiple Options Program, two (2) degree options have been created based on the wants and needs of students, the interests and expertise of faculty, and the versatility of the discipline curriculum.  More Interdisciplinary Options can be created.  This is just a sample.  

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