Recommended Academic Plan for B.S. Degree in Mathematics / Actuarial Mathematics Option (MTHBS/AMATH 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
ECON 102 (GS) - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy Notes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

This course satisfies VEE Economics credit. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
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
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 15

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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science

Natural Science

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ECON 104 (GS) - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy Notes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

This course satisfies VEE Economics credit. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
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
Supporting Course - ACCTG 211 is recommended Notes for:

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
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
Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science

Natural Science

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

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 414 (STAT 414) - Introduction to Probability Theory Notes for: MATH 414 (STAT 414)

MATH 414 (STAT 414)

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

Natural Science (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Supporting Course - FIN 301 is recommended Notes for: Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

Students should consider taking FIN 301 for this supporting course to obtain VEE credit in Corporate Finance. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

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 484 - Linear Programs and Related ProblemsNotes for: MATH 484

MATH 484

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
R M 410 - Financial Mathematics for ActuariesNotes for: R M 410

R M 410

R M 410 is offered in the fall semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
R M 302 - Risk and InsuranceNotes for: R M 302

R M 302

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
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 - 17.5

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 415 (STAT 415) - Introduction to Mathematical StatisticsNotes for: MATH 415 (STAT 415)

MATH 415 (STAT 415)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MATH 451 (CMPSC 451) - Numerical ComputationsNotes for: MATH 451 (CMPSC 451)

MATH 451 (CMPSC 451)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MATH 486 - Mathematical Theory of GamesNotes for: MATH 486

MATH 486

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
R M 411 - Actuarial Mathematics I Notes for: R M 411

R M 411

R M 411 is offered in the spring semester only.
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
Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviserNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Students should consider taking FIN 301 for this supporting course to obtain VEE credit in Corporate Finance. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
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
STAT 462 - Applied Regression AnalysisNotes for: STAT 462

STAT 462

This course satisfies VEE Applied Statistical Methods credit. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
R M 412 - Actuarial Mathematics IINotes for: R M 412

R M 412

R M 412 is offered in the fall semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IE 425 - Stochastic Models in Operations ResearchNotes for: IE 425

IE 425

Students need to complete MATH (STAT) 414 and MATH 484 prior to taking this 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.
3
Total credits 12

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 416 (STAT 416) - Stochastic ModelingNotes for: MATH 416 (STAT 416)

MATH 416 (STAT 416)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
STAT 463 - Applied Time Series AnalysisNotes for: STAT 463

STAT 463

This course satisfies VEE Applied Statistical Methods credit. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or 400 Level MATH Course except MATH 401, 405, 406, 441, 470 or 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.
3
Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

2-3
Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser

1
Total credits 12-13

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.

Legend

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

Footnotes

ECON 102
This course satisfies VEE Economics credit. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
ECON 104
This course satisfies VEE Economics credit. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
Supporting Course - Chosen in consultation with your academic adviser
Students should consider taking FIN 301 for this supporting course to obtain VEE credit in Corporate Finance. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
R M 410
R M 410 is offered in the fall semester only.
R M 411
R M 411 is offered in the spring semester only.
Supporting Course
Students should consider taking FIN 301 for this supporting course to obtain VEE credit in Corporate Finance. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
STAT 462
This course satisfies VEE Applied Statistical Methods credit. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.
R M 412
R M 412 is offered in the fall semester only.
IE 425
Students need to complete MATH (STAT) 414 and MATH 484 prior to taking this course.
STAT 463
This course satisfies VEE Applied Statistical Methods credit. Students must obtain a B- or better to receive VEE credit.