Bachelor of Arts/Science in Mathematics

The Bachelor of Arts / Science in Mathematics degree has six basic components:

  1. General Education & Institutional Requirements
  2. Foreign Language Requirement (Bachelor of Arts only)
  3. Mathematics Core Requirements
  4. Mathematics Electives
  5. Mathematics Program Requirements
  6. Electives: college-level courses from any prefix to meet Graduation Requirements

DSU General Education & Institutional Requirements

All DSU General Education and Institutional requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to DSU’s minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

Institutional Requirement in Computer Literacy
Computer Literacy0-6
General Education Core Requirements
English3-7
Information Literacy0-1
Mathematics3-5
American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences 3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Laboratory Science0-1
Fine Arts3
Literature/Humanities3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5
Two (2) Global & Cultural Perspectives Courses0-6
Bachelor of Arts: Foreign Language Requirement3-16
Complete one of the following:
- Complete 16 credits in a single foreign language, through earned credit (grade C or higher), credit by examination, or vertical credit from the courses listed on the GE Foreign Language Requirement page 1
- Complete a 2020 or higher foreign language course (grade C or higher)
- Complete a 3060 foreign language course listed below (grade C or higher)
- Receive 16 transfer credits for GEFL 1000 (8) and GEFL 2000 (8) in a single foreign language (grade C or higher)
OR
Complete a 1020 course listed below in a second foreign language (grade C or higher) AND one of the following:
1. In a language not taught at DSU, receive 12 FLATS exam credits for FLAT 1000 (8) and FLAT 2000 (4)
or
2. In a language not taught at DSU, receive 12 transfer credits articulated as GEFL 1000 (8) and GEFL 2000 (4) (all grade C or higher)
OR
Available only to students who are nonnative English speakers, complete one of the following:
- Complete 16 credits of ESL courses listed below (grade B or higher)
- Complete ESL 2750 or ESL 2760 (grade B or higher).
- Submit one of the following test scores required for unconditional DSU admission: TOEFL (61 iBT, 173 CBT, or 500 PBT); or Michigan (70); or USU-IELE equivalent score. Other tests may be accepted for admission to DSU but will not fulfill this requirement. Official scores must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office.
Total Hours3-16
1

General Education Foreign Language Classes may be found on the General Education page.

Core Discipline Requirements
MATH 1210Calculus I4
MATH 1220Calculus II4
MATH 2200Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 2210Multivariable Calculus4
MATH 2270Linear Algebra3
MATH 2280Ordinary Differential Equation3
MATH 3200Introduction to Analysis I3
MATH 3400Probability & Statistics3
MATH 3900Number Theory3
MATH 4000Foundations of Algebra3
MATH 4900Senior Capstone Seminar3
Mathematics Electives
Complete 12 credits from the following:
MATH 3000History of Mathematics3
MATH 3100Euclidean / Non-Euclidean Geom3
MATH 3150Introduction to Partial Differential Equations3
MATH 3210Introduction to Analysis II3
MATH 3500Numerical Analysis3
MATH 4010Abstract Algebra3
MATH 4100Introduction to Topology3
MATH 4200Introduction to Complex Analysis3
Mathematics Program Requirements
CS 1400Fundamentals of Programming3
PHYS 2210
PHYS 2215
Physics/Scientists Engineers I
and Physics/Scientists Engineers Lab
5
PHYS 2220
PHYS 2225
Physics/Scientists EngineersII
and Physics/Scientists Engineers II Lab
5

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 120 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 40 upper-division credits (3000 and above).
  3. Complete at least 30 upper-division credits at DSU for institutional residency
  4. Grade C or higher (not C-) required in each Core Discipline Requirement, Mathematics Required Elective, and Mathematics Program Requirement course.
  5. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher

Graduation Plan 

Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
MATH 1001 FYE: Mathematics 1
MATH 1210 Calculus I 4
CIS 1200 Computer Literacy 3
General Education (American Institutions) 3
General Education (Fine Arts) 3
General Elective 1
 Hours15
Spring Semester
MATH 1220 Calculus II 4
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
LIB 1010 Information Literacy 1
General Education (Life Sciences) 3
General Education (Social & Behavioral Sciences) 3
General Elective 1
 Hours15
2nd Year
Fall Semester
MATH 2200 Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 2270 Linear Algebra 3
ENGL 2010 Interm Writing Selected Topics: 3
PHYS 2210
PHYS 2215
Physics/Scientists Engineers I
and Physics/Scientists Engineers Lab
5
General Elective 1
 Hours15
Spring Semester
MATH 2210 Multivariable Calculus 4
MATH 2280 Ordinary Differential Equation 3
CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming 3
PHYS 2220
PHYS 2225
Physics/Scientists EngineersII
and Physics/Scientists Engineers II Lab
5
 Hours15
3rd Year
Fall Semester
MATH 4000 Foundations of Algebra 3
MATH Elective (Approved MATH Elective) 3
MATH Elective (Approved MATH Elective) 3
General Education (Exploration) 3
Upper Division Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring Semester
MATH 3400 Probability & Statistics 3
MATH Elective (MATH Elective (see list)) 3
MATH Elective (MATH Elective (see list)) 3
General Education (Global and Cultural Perspectives) 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
4th Year
Fall Semester
MATH 3200 Introduction to Analysis I 3
MATH Elective (Approved MATH Elective) 3
General Education (Global and Cultural Perspectives) 3
Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring Semester
MATH 3900 Number Theory 3
MATH 4900 Senior Capstone Seminar 3
General Education (Literature/Humanities) 3
Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours120

*NOTE: Please see Math Department Advisor for degree plan