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Bachelor of Science Degree - Mathematics

Overview

Degree Requirements:
  • General Education Courses
  • Major Courses
  • Minor Courses
  • Electives

Degree Available in Bismarck and DSUlive

Student Learning Outcomes

A student successfully completing the above major will be able to:

  1. Analyze a problem, model the problem mathematically, solve the model, and interpret the solution. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and VI.)
  2.  Work competently in the following areas of mathematics including calculus, geometry, algebra, analysis and statistics. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcome I, II, III and VI.)
  3.  Demonstrate knowledge of the history and axiomatic structure of mathematics. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcome I, II, III, and VI.)
  4.  Solve science and engineering problems by using various mathematical strategies. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, VI and VII.)

Career Options

Why should you pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree - Mathematics?

Mathematics majors learn mathematical theories and proof techniques which allow them to perform quantitative analysis in many fields of application.

Possible Career Paths

  • Mathematician
  • Cost Estimator
  • Actuary
  • Operations Research Analyst

Requirements

Mathematics Major Courses

MATH 127Matrix Fundamentals

2

MATH 165Calculus I

4

MATH 166Calculus II

4

MATH 208Discrete Mathematics

3

MATH 265Calculus III

4

MATH 266Introduction to Differential Equations

4

MATH 326Abstract Algebra

4

MATH 327Linear Algebra

3

MATH 339Topics in Geometry

2

MATH 411Introduction to Real Analysis

4

MATH 425Mathematical Statistics

4

MATH 430History of Mathematics

3

 

MATH 491Mathematics Seminar

1-6

One Credit Required

Total Credit Hours:42