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Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics (Certification)

Below are the requirements for the B.A. degree in mathematics as listed in the 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog (#130). This listing is for informational use only.

FRESHMAN YEAR

First Semester

Cr



Second Semester

Cr

MATH 171

4



MATH 172

4

BIOL 1XX(QBS)

1



BIOL 1XX(QBS)

1

BIOL 111

4



CHEM 101/107

4

ENGL 104

3



BIOL 112

4

CPSC 206

4



KINE 198

1



HIST/POLS

3

TOTAL

16



TOTAL

17

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Third Semester

Cr



Fourth Semester

Cr

MATH 221

4



MATH 222

3

MATH 220B

3



MATH 308

3

HIST/POLS

3



BIOL 1XX(QBS)

1

STAT 211

3



BIOL 214

3

BIOL 213

3



CHEM 222

3

BIOL 1XX(QBS)

1



CHEM 242

1



KINE 199

1

TOTAL

17



TOTAL

15







JUNIOR YEAR

Fifth Semester

Cr



Sixth Semester

Cr

MATH 409

3



MATH 410

3

MATH elective

3



MATH elective

3

MATH 469

3



STAT 212

3

HIST/POLS

3



ENGL 210,241,301

3

ENGL Lit.

3



MATH 442

3

BIOL 1XX(QBS)

1



BIOL 1XX(QBS)

1

TOTAL

16



TOTAL

16

SENIOR YEAR

Seventh Semester

Cr



Eighth Semester

Cr

MATH 415 or 433

3



MATH Elective

3

MATH 417

4



Math elective

3

HIST/POLS

3



ECON 202/203

3

Core elective

3



Free elective

1

TOTAL

13



TOTAL

10














Total Hours 120

Description of Electives
  1. Math Electives: (6 hours) Of these 6 hours, at least 3 hours must be selected from MATH 411, 414, 442, 470. The other 3 hours should be selected from MATH 405-489; STAT 407, 410, 414, 415, 485, 489; CSCE 210-489; ISEN 400-499.

  2. Science Electives: (8 hours) Select 2 courses from CHEM 101/111 (or 107) or CHEM 103/113; CHEM 102/112 or CHEM 104/114; BIOL 111; BIOL 112.

  3. Core Electives: (15 hours) Take ENGL 104 (3 hours), ENGL lit. (3 hours), ENGL 241 or 301 or 2311 at jr. coll. (3 hours), INST 310 (3 hours) and 3 hours of a Visual and Performing Arts CORE course. For a list of the acceptable ENGL literature, and Visual/Performing Arts courses, please see your catalogue or the Mathematics Department's Undergraduate webpage at Core Requirements and Course List. The English Literature elective must be chosen from the list of Humanities electives. English 360 and 361 cannot be used as literature electives. In addition, 6 hours of International and Cultural Diversity are required. SOCI 317 or an acceptable substitute and INST 310 satisfy these 6 hours. See the certification office or an advisor for more details.

  4. HIST/POLS: (12 hours) POLS 206 and 207 are required. For the HIST requirement, 6 hours of American History are required. Most students satisfy this requirement by taking HIST 105 and 106. For other options, see your catalogue.

  5. Free electives: (2 hours) Almost every course offered at TAMU will count as a free elective. However, there are some exceptions. Please see an advisor or the Mathematics Department's Undergraduate Web page for a list of unacceptable courses. Math 170 counts as free elective hours.