Mathematics

B.S. in Mathematics (120 cr)

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics provides you with a broad background in various areas of study within mathematics. It prepares you for advanced study or for employment. As a graduate from this program, you may find employment in banking, insurance, or other industries. If you want to pursue further studies, the degree prepares you for graduate school in mathematics or a graduate program in teaching.

Students who wish to pursue a career in High School teaching may earn a dual degree in Mathematics and in Secondary Education.

General Education Requirements (39 cr)

Composition & Communication (9)
  • ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I
  • SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking
  • Choose one additional college-level composition:
College-level Mathematics (3)
Natural Science and Mathematics (9)

Choose 9 credits, including one Natural Science with lab. At least one course MUST be in a Laboratory Science. The remaining NSM distribution credit hours will be acquired through math courses required below.

Humanities and Fine Arts (9)

Choose 9 credits from at least two of the following disciplines:
Fine Art, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, English, Theater, Music, World Language & Culture, Communication Studies, Telecommunications. (Only one studio course is allowed.)

Behavioral and Social Sciences (9)

Choose 9 credits from at least two of the following disciplines:
Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice(For students pursuing a career in Actuarial Sciences, we recommend ECON-E 103 Microeconomics or E 104 Macroeconomics.)

Additional Requirements (0-5 cr)

First-Year Seminar (0-2)

UCOL-U 101 First Year Seminar (2 cr) is required for students entering the program with less than 12 credit hours of transferable credit.

Information Literacy (3)

CSCI-A 110 Introduction to Computers & Computing or equivalent

Degree Requirements (45 cr)

Mathematics Core Requirements (30)
Electives in Mathematics (15)

Choose any combination of 15 credits of MATH-M courses at the 300-level or above (including approved T-courses, informatics, economics or finance courses).

  • INFO-I 201 Mathematical Foundations of Informatics (4 cr)
  • MATH-M 313 Elementary Differential Equations with Applications (3 cr)
  • MATH-M 366 Elements of Statistical Inference (3 cr)
  • MATH-M 371 Elementary Computational Methods  (3 cr)
  • MATH-M 380 History of Mathematics (3 cr)
  • MATH-M 405 Number Theory (3 cr)
  • MATH-M 421 Introduction to Topology I (3 cr)
  • MATH-M 415 Elementary Complex Variables with Applications (3 cr)
Electives (34)

After concentration requirements have been met, take enough credit hours to complete 120 credits and meet IU East degree program requirements, residency requirements, and GPA requirements.