Major in Mathematics

Ready to pursue a degree in Mathematics? Find out what's required with our easy to follow 4-year plan and a complete list of degree requirements.

For more information regarding the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Freed-Hardeman University, please contact Dr. Mike Johnson at mjohnson@fhu.edu.

Degree Requirements

B.S. Major in Mathematics                                                         126 HOURS

Program Coordinator:  Dr. Mike Johnson
For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics:  Degree/Graduation

B.S. Major in Mathematics

126 HOURS

Program Coordinator: Dr. Mike Johnson

For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics: Degree/Graduation

I.  Liberal Arts Core Requirements:

36 hours

Listed in this catalog under Academics: Liberal Arts Core
Limit II. C. Quantitative Reasoning to MAT 122 Analytics and Calculus I
Limit III. B. Natural Sciences to PHS 211 Physics for Science and Engineering I

 

II.  Core Requirements

42 hours

CIS 171 

Computer Programming I

 3 

CIS 172 

Computer Programming II 

 3 

MAT 223

Analytics and Calculus II

 4 

MAT 224

Analytics and Calculus III

 4

MAT 240

Discrete Mathematics

 3

MAT 306

Foundations of Geometry (W)

 3

MAT 330

Linear Algebra

 3

MAT 345

Differential Equations

 3

MAT 351 

Probability 

 3 

MAT 353 

Statistical Inference 

 3 

MAT 424 

Complex Analysis OR

 3 

MAT 426

Advanced Calculus (W)

(3)

MAT 430

Abstract Algebra (W)

 3

MAT 441

Number Theory (W)

 3

MAT 495

Mathematics Seminar

 1  

 
 

III. Recommended Courses and Electives (including additional Bible):

48 hours 

PHS 212

Physics for Science and Engineering II (W)

4

 

Requirements for Teaching Licensure in Mathematics:

1. Completion of the B.S. major in mathematics as outlined above 

2. Required professional secondary education courses (see Department of Education entry)