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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 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog (#133). 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

CSCE 110, 111, 121, or 206

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, ASTR 111.

  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 catalog at Undergraduate Catalog Listings. 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 link List of ineligible electives for a list of unacceptable courses. Math 170 counts as free elective hours.