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Pure Mathematics Concentration

This concentration provides a broad mathematical exposure for students who are interested in studying and/or doing mathematical research at the graduate level.

Concentration Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select three of the following:12
MAT 310
ABSTRACT ALGEBRA I
MAT 311
ABSTRACT ALGEBRA II
MAT 335
REAL ANALYSIS I
MAT 336
REAL ANALYSIS II
Select three additional mathematics courses from the following:12
MAT 301
HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS
MAT 302
COMBINATORICS
MAT 303
THEORY OF NUMBERS
MAT 304
DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
MAT 305
GRAPH THEORY
MAT 311
ABSTRACT ALGEBRA II
MAT 312
ABSTRACT ALGEBRA III
MAT 320
GEOMETRY I
MAT 321
GEOMETRY II
MAT 336
REAL ANALYSIS II
MAT 337
COMPLEX ANALYSIS
MAT 340
TOPOLOGY
MAT 348
APPLIED STATISTICAL METHODS
MAT 351
PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I
MAT 352
PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS II
MAT 353
PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS III
MAT 370
MAT 372
LOGIC AND SET THEORY
MAT 384
MATHEMATICAL MODELING
MAT 385
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I
MAT 386
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS II
Data Analysis requirement, which can be satisfied via one of the following:
AP Statistics credit (score of 3 or better)
An applied statistics or data analysis course from this list: MAT 137, MAT 242, MAT 341 MAT 348, IT 223, PSY 240, BIO 206, ENV 260, SOC 279, MAT 353, HON 180. Other data analysis courses may satisfy the requirement with departmental approval. Note that this course may be taken as one of the four Natural or Computer Science courses required for the BS, as part of the major, or as an open elective.

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

Recommended Mathematics Courses

For students interested in graduate study in mathematics:

Course Title Quarter Hours
MAT 310
ABSTRACT ALGEBRA I
MAT 311
ABSTRACT ALGEBRA II
MAT 312
ABSTRACT ALGEBRA III
MAT 335
REAL ANALYSIS I
MAT 336
REAL ANALYSIS II
MAT 337
COMPLEX ANALYSIS

For students interested in graduate study in economics, finance, or statistics:

Course Title Quarter Hours
MAT 335
REAL ANALYSIS I
MAT 336
REAL ANALYSIS II
MAT 351
PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I
MAT 352
PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS II
MAT 353
PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS III

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