Major Requirements

The requirements for a major in mathematics are 36 or 41 credits:

Mathematics Courses
MATH 121Calculus I4
MATH 122Calculus II4
MATH 210Linear Algebra4
MATH 223Calculus III4
Select one of the following groups: 120-25
Group 1:
Modern Algebra I
Real Analysis I
16 additional credits numbered 300 or above
Group 2:
Introduction to Statistics
Discrete Mathematics
Probability and Mathematical Statistics
Modern Algebra I
Senior Seminar
4 additional credits numbered 300 or above
Total Hours36-41

For either group: A maximum number of 4 credits in Cooperative Education may be counted toward a major in mathematics.

Students seeking licensure to teach mathematics from the state of Minnesota should complete the Common requirements and group 2 requirements, and also must complete a second major in education. For additional information about teaching mathematics, see the chair of mathematics or the chair of education.

Recommended courses for students interested in graduate school in mathematics include:

Recommended Courses
CSC 125Introduction to Computer Science4
MATH 325Modern Algebra I4
MATH 328Complex Analysis4
MATH 330Real Analysis I4
MATH 425Modern Algebra II2
MATH 430Real Analysis II2

Degree and Graduation Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, all students must complete the graduation requirements specified for their degree.  See the Degree and Graduation Requirements section for more information.