Mathematics (BS) (17MATHBS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 141 Calculus I A, 2, 11 4 MA 241 Calculus II A, 2, 11 4
CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science 3,B 3 PY 205 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I B,4,10 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Laboratory 3,B 1 PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab B,4,10 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 Introduction to Programming 6, 10 3
COS 100 Perspectives on Learning 1 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
GEP Requirements C,D,F 3 GEP RequirementsC,D,F 3
16 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 242 Calculus III2,11 4 MA 341 Applied Differential Equations I2, 11 3
MA 225 Foundations of Advanced Math2,11 3 MA 405 Linear Algebra and Matrices 11 3
PY 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists IIB, 5, 10 3 MA 421 Introduction to Probability11, 12, 13 3
PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II Lab B, 5, 10 1 Free Elective5 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 GEP RequirementsC,D,F 3
ST 380 Probability and Statistics for the Physical Sciences10, 13 3
15 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 407 Introduction to Modern Algebra11 3 MA 425 Mathematical Analysis I11 3
Advanced Mathematics Elective11, 12 3 MA 325 Intro to Applications of Math11, 12 3
Science/Engineering/
Business/Statistics13, 14
3 Science/Engineering/
Business/Statistics13, 14
3
Advanced Writing4,7 3 Free Elective8 3
GEP RequirementsC,D,F 3 GEP RequirementsC,D,F 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 426, or other MA Elective11, 12 3 Advanced Mathematics Elective11, 12 3
Advanced Mathematics Elective11, 12 3 Science/Engineering/
Business/Statistics13, 14
3
Science/Engineering/
Business/Statistics13, 14
3 Free Electives8 6
Free Elective8 3 GEP Interdisciplinary PerspectivesG 2-3
GEP Interdisciplinary PerspectivesG 3
15 14-15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 120
 Major/Program Footnotes
1. E 115 may substitute for COS 100.
2. A grade below C- is not permitted in critical path courses: MA 141, 225, 241, 242, or 341.
3. CH 103-CH 104 may be used in place of CH 101-CH 102.
4. PY 201 may be used in place of PY 205 and PY 206.
5. Alternatives to PY 208-PY 209 are: PY 202, BIO 181, BIO 183, CH 201-CH 202, CH 203-CH 204, CH 220, CH 221-CH 222.
6. Introduction to programming course must be selected from MA 116, CSC 112, CSC 113, CSC 114, CSC 116, or PY 251.
7. Advanced Writing course must be selected from ENG 331, ENG 332, or ENG 333. The Advanced Writing course may not be used to satisfy the GEP requirements, it is taken in addition to the GEP.
8. Free electives courses cannot be MA 100, MA 101, MA 103, MA 107, MA 108, MA 111, MA 121, MA 131, MA 231, PY 131, PY 211, PY 212, ENG 100, 100-level Foreign Language Course (FL*, LAT, GRK, PER).
9. At least one course must be chosen from the following Major Paper course list: MA 402, MA 427, MA 428, MA 432, MA 433, MA 437, MA 491, MA 494, MA 544, MA/BMA 573, and MA/BMA 574.
10. At least one grade below a C- is permitted in CH 101, 102, Introduction to Programming, the two courses satisfying the physics requirement, and the course satisfying the statistics requirement.
11. At most one grade below a C- is permitted in Advanced Mathematics courses. No grades below a C- are permitted in Basic Mathematics courses.
12. Math electives must be chosen from the following: MA 325, MA/LOG 335, MA 351, MA 400> (except MA 403, MA 433, MA 507, MA 508, MA 509, MA 510, MA 511). In-dept Co-requirement. A two-course sequence in an area of Mathematics are the 400> level is required.  Examples of the two-course sequence include: MA 341-MA 401, MA 402-MA 428, MA 405-MA 520, MA 405-MA 504, MA 405-MA 505, MA 407-MA 437, MA 407-MA 521, MA 416-MA 565, MA 412-MA 413, MA 421-MA 546, MA 421-MA 544, MA 425-MA 426, MA 425-MA 512, MA 425-MA 513, MA 425-MA 518, MA 450-MA 451, and MA 427-MA 428.
13. The preferred statistics sequence is ST 380 with MA 421. Alternatives include ST 370 with MA 421, or STS 371 with STS 372, or ST 421 with ST 422, or MA 421 with ST 422.  If ST 370 or ST 380 is taken, MA 421 will be an advanced mathematics elective.  If ST 371/372 is taken, ST 371 will be a Science/Engineering/Bus/Stat. elective. If MA 421 is taken as any advanced math elective then ST 422 will satisfy the ST requirement.
14. Science/Engineering/Business/Statistics courses must be selected from the following: BIO/ZO 160, BIO 18*, BIO 200>, CE ***, CH ***, ECE ***, ECI 305, ECI 416, EMS 470, EMS 480, GN ***, ISE ***, MAE ***, MB ***, MEA ***, NE ***, NTR ***, OR ***, PY 300>, PB ***, ZO ***, ACC ***, BUS ***, EC ***, CSC ***, ST 300> (except not the courses CH 100, CH 111, CSC 100, CSC 200, ST 311, or ST 361) Note: Business courses are restricted to BUS majors/minor.  

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours; one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 141, MA 241
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours; include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: BIO 181, BIO 183, CH 101-CH 102, CH 203-CH 204, CH 220, CH 221-CH 222.
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours; at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course list) Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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