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Mathematics Course Scheduling Plan

Upper Level Courses: The courses in this category are not offered every semester but are generally scheduled according to the following plan.

Even Numbered Years

Spring Semester

Fall Semester

MATH 4500 - Numerical Analysis MATH 3150 - Number Theory
MATH 3500 - Methods of Applied Mathematics MATH 3001 - Sci. Comp. and Visul.
  MATH 4350 - Complex Analysis

Odd Numbered Years

Spring Semester

Fall Semester

MATH 3550 - Ordinary Differential Equations MATH 3200 - History of Math
MATH 4000 - Real Variable Theory MATH 3003 - Advanced Statistics
  MATH 4450 - Math Modeling
OR
MATH 4400 - Operations Research

Every Year

Spring Semester

Fall Semester

MATH 1850 - Freshman Seminar in Mathematics MATH 2860 - Intro. to Sec. School Teaching
MATH 2550 - Symbolic Computational Mathematics MATH 2500 - Intro. to Math Thought
MATH 3900 - Math Seminar MATH 4200 - Prob. and Stats. I
MATH 4250 - Prob. and Stats. II MATH 4300 - Abstract Algebra
MATH 3000 - Geometry  
MATH 3350 - Multivariate Calculus  

Notes:

  1. Secondary Education Students: The following courses are required for all students in the Secondary Education track.
    1. MATH 2860 Introduction to Secondary School Teaching - offered in the Fall semesters through the Education Department. Also note that it is a prerequisite for ENGL 4700.
    2. ENGL 4700 Teaching Reading and Writing Across the Content Area - usually offered in the Spring semesters only.
    3. MATH 4850 Special Methods in Teaching Mathematics - offered on an “as needed” basis.
    4. MATH 3000 Geometry - offered in the Spring semesters only.
    5. MATH 4200 Probability and Statistics I - offered in the Fall semesters only.
    6. MATH 4860 and 4870 - Mathematics Practicum in Secondary School & MATH 4012 Practicum Seminar - to be taken simultaneously in the final semester.
    7. SPED 3800 - Secondary Programs for Adolescents with Disabilities
    8. EDUC 3122 - Sheltered English Immersion
  2. Applied Mathematics Students: The following courses are required for all students in the Applied Mathematics Concentration. Applied Mathematics students do not have to take MATH 4300 Abstract Algebra and MATH 3900 Math Seminar even though they are required for the regular math major.
    1. MATH 4600 Senior Seminar in Applied Mathematics - offered as needed.
    2. MATH 4450 Math Modeling or MATH 4400 Operations Research - offered on odd numbered years in the Fall semesters only.
    3. MATH 3550 Ordinary Differential Equations - offered on odd numbered years in the Spring semesters only.
    4. MATH 3500 Methods of Applied Mathematics - offered on even numbered years in the Spring semesters only.
  3. Middle School Math Students: The following courses are required for all students in the Middle School Math Concentration.
    1. MATH 3000 Geometry - offered in the Spring semesters only.
    2. MATH 3200 History of Mathematics - offered on odd numbered years in the Fall semesters only.
  4. The following courses are currently offered on an "as needed" basis.
    1. MATH 4600 Senior Seminar in Applied Mathematics (required for Applied Mathematics Concentration).
    2. MATH 4850 Special Methods in Teaching Mathematics (pre-practicum for Sec. Ed. students).
    3. MATH 4860 and 4870 Mathematics Practicum in Secondary School and MATH 4012 Practicum Seminar (to be taken simultaneously in the final semester).
  5. The following courses are offered infrequently as demand arises.
    1. MATH 4050 Topology
    2. MATH 4150 Advanced Multivariate Calculus
    3. MATH 4900 Independent Study
    4. MATH 4975 Directed Study

SERVICE COURSES AND OTHER MAJOR REQUIRED COURSES

Most of these courses are offered every semester of every year.

  • MATH 0100 - Basic Math I
  • MATH 0200 - Basic Math II
  • MATH 1100 - Mathematics in Society
  • MATH 1200 - Finite Mathematics
  • MATH 1250 - Introduction to Functions
  • MATH 1300 - Precalculus
  • MATH 1500 - Informal Number Theory
  • MATH 1600 - Informal Mathematical Modeling
  • MATH 1700 - Applied Statistics 
  • MATH 1800 - Business Statistics
  • MATH 1900 - Discrete Mathematics (offered as CSC 1900 in Spring semesters)
  • MATH 2000 - Informal Geometry
  • MATH 2100 - Technical Calculus (usually offered in Spring semesters only)
  • MATH 2200 - Calculus for Business
  • MATH 2300 - Calculus I
  • MATH 2400 - Calculus II
  • MATH 2600 - Linear Algebra