Major Requirements - Mathematics

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2018-2019 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Total Mathematics Major Requirements: 44 semester hours 

Required Courses: 28 semester hours
MTH2210 Calculus I (4)
MTH2220 Calculus II (4)
MTH2230 Calculus III (4)
MTH3240 Probability and Statistics I (4)
MTH3250 Linear Algebra (4)
MTH3270 Discrete Mathematics (4)
MTH4990 Senior Capstone in the Mathematical Sciences I (2)
MTH4991 Senior Capstone in the Mathematical Sciences II (2)

Selected Courses: Choose 12 semester hours*
CSC2650 Data Structures and Algorithms (4)
MTH2810, 3810, 4810 Selected Topic in Mathematics (4)
MTH3200 Actuarial Mathematics I (4)
MTH3260 Probability and Statistics II (4)
MTH3280 Biostatistics (4)
MTH3300 Differential Equations (4)
MTH3320 Modern Geometry (4)
MTH3350 History of Mathematics (4)
MTH3490 Numerical Analysis (4)
MTH3505 Data Science I: Analysis and Modeling (4)
MTH3590 Business Analytics (4)
MTH4450 Abstract Algebra (4)
MTH3830, 4830 Directed Study (1–4)
MTH4260 Number Theory (4)
MTH4300 Introduction to Real Analysis (4)
MTH4970 Research in Mathematics (1–4)
MTH4980 Independent Study (1–4)

Other Required Courses: 4 semester hours
CSC1700 Introduction to Computer Programming (4) 

Students may choose to focus their study of mathematics by following one of the following three emphases:

Pure Mathematics Emphasis: Fulfilled by taking the three selected courses. This is especially appropriate for students wishing to pursue graduate studies in mathematics.
MTH3320 Modern Geometry (4)
MTH4300 Introduction to Real Analysis (4)
MTH4450 Abstract Algebra (4)

Applied Mathematics Emphasis: Fulfilled by taking the three selected courses. This is especially appropriate for students wishing to pursue careers in business and industry or applied graduate degrees.
MTH3300 Differential Equations (4)
MTH3490 Numerical Analysis (4)
MTH4300 Introduction to Real Analysis (4)

Statistics Emphasis: Fulfilled by taking the three selected courses. This is especially appropriate for students wishing to pursue careers in quantitative analysis or a graduate degree in statistics.
MTH3200 Actuarial Mathematics I (4)
MTH3260 Probability and Statistics II (4)
MTH3505 Data Science I: Analysis and Modeling (4) 

Major in Mathematics — Secondary Education Licensure

Total Mathematics Major for Secondary Licensure Requirements: 87 semester hours*

Required Core: 40 semester hours
MTH2210 Calculus I (4)
MTH2220 Calculus II (4)
MTH2230 Calculus III (4)
MTH3240 Probability and Statistics I (4)
MTH3250 Linear Algebra (4)
MTH3270 Discrete Mathematics (4)
MTH3320 Modern Geometry (4)
MTH3820 Methods for Teaching Secondary Mathematics (4)
MTH4260 Number Theory (4)
MTH4450 Abstract Algebra (4) 

Other Required Course: 4 semester hours
CSC1700 Introduction to Computer Programming (4) 

Required Education Courses*:
EDU2100 Foundations of Teaching and Learning (4)
EDU2260 Learning Theories and Application K-12 (4)
EDU3720 Reading across the Curriculum (4)
EDU3620 Teaching and Assessing Diverse Learners in the Secondary Classroom (4)
SPED2120 Characteristics and Identification of Disabilities and the Law (4)
SPED4620 Collaboration Models for Inclusion (4)
EDU4750 Student Teaching (13)
EDU4760 Student Teaching Seminar (2)
MTH3820 Secondary Methods in Mathematics (4) 

*Refer to Secondary Education Supplemental Major for details about requirements.