Recommended Academic Plan for B.A. Degree in Mathematics (MTHBA at University Park)

Effective Date: Summer 2015

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 140 (GQ) - Calculus With Analytic Geometry I Notes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
4
ENGL 015 (GWS) - Rhetoric and Composition Notes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Foreign Language 001Notes for: Foreign Language 001

Foreign Language 001

Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
4
PSU 016 - First Year Seminar Science Notes for: PSU 016

PSU 016

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 141 (GQ) - Calculus With Analytic Geometry II Notes for: GQ

GQ

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
MATH 220 (GQ) - MatricesNotes for: MATH 220

MATH 220

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Foreign Language 002Notes for: Foreign Language 002

Foreign Language 002

Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
4
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts

Arts

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities

Humanities

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science

Natural Science

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 230 - Calculus and Vector AnalysisNotes for: MATH 230

MATH 230

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
MATH 311W - Concepts of Discrete Mathematics Notes for: MATH 311W

MATH 311W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Foreign Language 003Notes for: Foreign Language 003

Foreign Language 003

Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
4
Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science

Natural Science

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 14

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 250 - Ordinary Differential EquationsNotes for: MATH 250

MATH 250

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 251 - Ordinary and Partial Differential EquationsNotes for: MATH 251

MATH 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3 - 4
MATH 312 - Concepts of Real AnalysisNotes for: MATH 312

MATH 312

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts

Arts

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities

Humanities

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Social Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

3
Total credits 15 - 16

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 411 - Ordinary Differential EquationsNotes for: MATH 411

MATH 411

MATH 411 is offered in the fall and summer semesters only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 412 - Fourier Series and Partial Differential EquationsNotes for: MATH 412

MATH 412

MATH 412 is offered in the spring semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 417 - Qualitative Theory of Differential QuationsNotes for: MATH 417

MATH 417

MATH 417 is offered in the spring semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 419 (PHYS 419) - Theoretical MechanicsNotes for: MATH 419 (PHYS 419)

MATH 419 (PHYS 419)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 421 - Complex AnalysisNotes for: MATH 421

MATH 421

MATH 421 is offered in the fall semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 100A (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100A

CAS 100A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 100B (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100B

CAS 100B

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 100C (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100C

CAS 100C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science

3
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts

Arts

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities

Humanities

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Social Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Other CulturesNotes for: Other Cultures

Other Cultures

OTHER CULTURES (0-3 credits) Select 3 credits from approved list. Students may count courses in this category in order to meet other major, minor, elective, or General Education requirements, except for the General Education US/IL requirement.
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)Notes for: Health and Physical Activity

Health and Physical Activity

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 435 - Basic Abstract AlgebraNotes for: MATH 435

MATH 435

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 436 - Linear AlgebraNotes for: MATH 436

MATH 436

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202C (GWS) - Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
B.A. FieldsNotes for: B.A. Fields

B.A. Fields

B.A. FIELDS (9 credits) Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language
3
Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

Supporting Course

3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)Notes for: Health and Physical Activity

Health and Physical Activity

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 403 - Classical Analysis INotes for: MATH 403

MATH 403

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-Level MATH course except MATH 401, 405, 406, 470 and 471Notes for: 400-Level MATH course

400-Level MATH course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts

Arts

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities

Humanities

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
B.A. FieldsNotes for: B.A. Fields

B.A. Fields

B.A. FIELDS (9 credits) Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language
3
Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

2 - 3
Total credits 14 - 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
400-Level MATH course except MATH 401, 405, 406, 470 and 471Notes for: 400-Level MATH course

400-Level MATH course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts

Arts

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities

Humanities

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
B.A. FieldsNotes for: B.A. Fields

B.A. Fields

B.A. FIELDS (9 credits) Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language
3
Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

3
Total credits 12

Additional Notes

  • GWS, GQ, GA, GH, GS, GN and GHA are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • W suffix signifies the course satisfies the University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
  • Students must complete a 3-credit course in "United States Cultures (US)" and a 3-credit course in "International Cultures (IL)".
  • 120 credits are required for graduation.
     

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# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

Foreign Language 001
Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
Foreign Language 002
Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
Foreign Language 003
Students must complete 12th credit level in a foreign language. Credits vary based on skill level.
MATH 411
MATH 411 is offered in the fall and summer semesters only.
MATH 412
MATH 412 is offered in the spring semester only.
MATH 417
MATH 417 is offered in the spring semester only.
MATH 421
MATH 421 is offered in the fall semester only.
Other Cultures
OTHER CULTURES (0-3 credits) Select 3 credits from approved list. Students may count courses in this category in order to meet other major, minor, elective, or General Education requirements, except for the General Education US/IL requirement.
B.A. Fields
B.A. FIELDS (9 credits) Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language
B.A. Fields
B.A. FIELDS (9 credits) Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language
400-Level MATH course
B.A. Fields
B.A. FIELDS (9 credits) Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language