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

Degree Requirements

B.S. Major in Mathematics


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


CIS 172 

Computer Programming II 


MAT 223

Analytics and Calculus II


MAT 224

Analytics and Calculus III


MAT 240

Discrete Mathematics


MAT 306

Foundations of Geometry (W)


MAT 330

Linear Algebra


MAT 345

Differential Equations


MAT 351 



MAT 353 

Statistical Inference 


MAT 424 

Complex Analysis OR


MAT 426

Advanced Calculus (W)


MAT 430

Abstract Algebra (W)


MAT 441

Number Theory (W)


MAT 495

Mathematics Seminar



III. Electives (including additional Bible):

48 hours 

PHS 212

Physics for Science and Engineering II (W)



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)