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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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog (#132). This listing is for informational use only.

FRESHMAN YEAR

First Semester

Cr



Second Semester

Cr

MATH 171

4



MATH 172

4

MATH 170 (free elective)

1



MATH 170 (free elective)

1

Science course

4



Science course

4

HIST

3



HIST

3

ENGL 104

3



CORE elective

3

SCEN 289

1



KINE 198

1

TOTAL

16



TOTAL

16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Third Semester

Cr



Fourth Semester

Cr

MATH 221

4



MATH 323

3

MATH 220

3



MATH 308

3

CPSC 110 or 206 or 111

4



TEFB 322 (EDCI 489)

3

INST 310

3



COMM 203

3





Core elective

3

TOTAL

14



TOTAL

15







JUNIOR YEAR

Fifth Semester

Cr



Sixth Semester

Cr

MATH 409

3



MATH 467

3

STAT 211

3



MATH 415 (fall only) or 433 (spring/summer only)

3

SOCI 317 or INST 322

3



PHYS 218

4

POLS

3



TEFB 324

3

RDNG 465

3



POLS

3

KINE 199

1





TOTAL

16



TOTAL

16

SENIOR YEAR

Seventh Semester

Cr



Eighth Semester

Cr

MATH 403

3



TEFB 429 Supervised Student Teaching

12

Math Elective

3





Math Elective

3





SCEN 489

3





VPA Elective

3





TOTAL

15



TOTAL

12














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. 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.