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The Department of Mathematics



478 Pickard Hall · Box 19408 · 817-272-3261
www.uta.edu/math
Academic Advising: 478 Pickard Hall · 817-272-3261


Bachelor's Degrees in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics. The Bachelor of Science degree may also be acquired with the explicit addition of one of these options: actuarial science, industrial and applied mathematics, mathematical biology, pure mathematics, statistics, or management science/operations research.

The Bachelor of Science (no option) is primarily intended for students wishing to pursue graduate work in mathematics. The industrial and applied mathematics option is aimed at students seeking careers as mathematicians in the emerging high-tech industries. The mathematical biology option is aimed at those seeking careers in that emerging field. The statistics, management science/operations research, and actuarial science options are intended for students with an interest in a career involving various applications of mathematics to the world of business. The Bachelor of Arts is intended for those students desiring to teach mathematics at the elementary and secondary school level and for those seeking a traditional liberal arts education with an emphasis on mathematics.

All students seeking a bachelor's degree in mathematics must take at least two mathematics sequences. A sequence is defined as a 3300-level course followed by a 4300-level course in the same general area of mathematics. The approved sequences are as follows: MATH 3321-4321 (Abstract Algebra), MATH 3335-4335 or MATH 3335-4334 (Analysis), MATH 3345-4345 (Numerical Analysis), MATH 3335-4303 (Analysis and Topology), MATH/STATS 3313-4313 (Probability and Statistics), MATH/STATS 3313-4311 (Probability and Random Processes), MATH 3314-4314 (Discrete Mathematics), MATH 3318-4324 (Differential Equations), and MATH 3318-4318 (Mathematical Methods for Sciences). For the statistics option, the second sequence must be MATH/STATS 3313-4311 or MATH/STATS 3313-4313. For the actuarial science option, the second sequence must be MATH 3335-4335 , MATH 3335-4334 or MATH 3345-4345.

It is strongly recommended that mathematics majors take MATH 3330 (Intro to Matrices and Linear Algebra) and MATH 3300 (Intro to Proofs) as early as possible, since these courses are prerequisites for many other 3000/4000-level courses. It is suggested to take MATH 3330 simultaneously with Calculus III. Mathematics majors must take MATH 3300 before attempting the required courses MATH 3321 and MATH 3335. It is strongly recommended that mathematics majors with little or no computer programming experience satisfy the computer programming requirement as early as possible with MATH 1319, CSE 1311, or 1320.



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Teacher Certification

Students interested in earning a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in mathematics with secondary teacher certification should refer to the "Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with Secondary Teaching Certification" degree plan for teacher certification requirements. Students should also see an advisor in the UTeach Arlington department.



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Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics

English

Six hours of composition.

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature or other approved substitute at the 2000 level or above.

Liberal Arts Elective

Technical Writing (ENGL 3373).

History

Six hours from 1311, 1312, and 3364.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

Social/Cultural Studies

Three hours of designated courses in social or cultural anthropology, archaeology, social/political/cultural geography, psychology, economics, sociology, classical studies, or linguistics.

Fine Arts

Three hours from architecture, art, DNCE 1300, music, or theatre arts.

Modern and Classical Languages

Eight hours (Levels I and II or higher) in one language.

Natural Science

PHYS 1443, 1444, and three hours from 2311, 3313, 3445. Eight hours in one other science; the choices are: CHEM 1441 and 1442, or BIOL 1441 and 1442, or GEOL 1425 and 1426. Each course may be replaced by another course in the same field that requires the original course as a prerequisite.

Computer Programming

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1311, 1320, 1325.

Computer Literacy

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1301, INSY 2303, or equivalent course approved by Undergraduate Advisor or competency test.

Oral Communication Competency

This is satisfied by the required course, MATH 3300.

Major

MATH 1426, 2425, 2326, 3300, 3318, 3330, 3321, 3335, 3313, 3345.
One course from 4321, 4335, 4334. Nine additional advanced hours (3301 or above, except for capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle grades or secondary grades mathematics teachers), including a second sequence (see paragraph three in the opening section). Capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle grade mathematics teachers do not count toward a degree in mathematics. Capstone mathematics courses for secondary mathematics teachers will count only for those working on the BA in Mathematics with Teaching Certification.

Minor

The student should consult the appropriate section in this catalog for the exact requirements for a minor in a given department or contact that department's undergraduate advisor. The minor must be in the College of Science or College of Engineering.

Electives

Sufficient number of hours to complete the total hours required for a degree.

Total

A minimum of 120 hours, of which at least 39 must be 3000/4000 level.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year

First Semester: MATH 1426; INSY 2303; ENGL 1301; HIST 1311; Liberal Arts Elective, 3 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 2425; MATH 3314; PHYS 1443; ENGL 1302; HIST 1312 - Total Credit 17 hours.

Sophomore Year

First Semester: MATH 2326; MATH 3330; PHYS 1444; English Literature, 3 hours; Social and Cultural Studies, 3 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 3318; MATH 3300; Physics, 3 hours; Natural Science, 4 hours; Fine Arts, 3 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Junior Year

First Semester: MATH 3321 or MATH 3335; Minor, 3 hours; Natural Science, 4 hours; POLS 2311 - Total Credit 13 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 4321 or MATH 4335; Mathematics, 6 hours; Minor, 3 hours; POLS 2312 - Total Credit 14 hours.

Senior Year

First Semester: MATH 3335 or MATH 3321; Mathematics, 3 hours; Minor, 6 hours; Modern Language I, 4 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: Mathematics, 6 hours; Minor, 6 hours; Modern Language II, 4 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.



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Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics

English

Six hours of composition.

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature or other approved substitute at the 2000 level or above.

Liberal Arts Elective

Three hours above the freshman level of literature, or social and cultural studies designated as taught in the College of Liberal Arts, or fine arts or philosophy, or technical writing.

History

Six hours from 1311, 1312, and 3364.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

Social/Cultural Studies

The Social and Cultural Studies requirement will be satisfied by three hours of designated courses that have been approved by the Undergraduate Assembly. For a list of approved courses, contact the University Advising Center or see http://www.uta.edu/universitycollege/current/academic-planning/core-courses.php.

Fine Arts

Three hours from architecture, art, DNCE 1300, music, or theatre arts.

Modern and Classical Languages

14 hours (Level I, II, III, and IV) in one language, or Level I and II and 6 hours of approved cultural studies. (See information in College of Science section).

Natural Science

A total of 14 hours is required. Eight hours including laboratory in one science; the choices are: PHYS 1443 and 1444; or CHEM 1441 and 1442; or BIOL 1441 and 1442; or GEOL 1425 and 1426. Each course may be replaced by another course in the same field that requires the original course as a prerequisite.

Six additional hours of science from the above science courses or from science courses that have above science courses as prerequisites.

Computer Literacy

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1301, INSY 2303, or equivalent course approved by Undergraduate Advisor, or competency test.

Oral Communication Competency

MATH 3300.

Computer Programming

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1311, 1320, 1325.

Major

MATH 1426, 2425, 2326, 3300, 3314, 3330, 3321, 3335.
One course from 4321, 4335, 4334.
Nine additional advanced hours (3301 or above, except for capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle or secondary grades mathematics teachers), including a second sequence (see paragraph three in the opening section). Capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle grade mathematics teachers do not count toward a degree in mathematics. Capstone mathematics courses for secondary mathematics teachers will count only for those working on the BA in Mathematics with Teaching Certification.

Minor

The student should consult the appropriate section in this catalog for the exact requirements for a minor in a given department or contact that department's undergraduate advisor.

Electives

Sufficient number of hours to complete the total hours required for a degree.

Total

A minimum of 120 hours, of which at least 39 must be 3000/4000 level.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year

First Semester: MATH 1426; ENGL 1301; HIST 1311; INSY 2303; Modern Language I, 4 hours - Total Credit 17 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 2425; ENGL 1302; Natural Science, 4 hours; Modern Language II, 4 hours - Total Credit 15 hours.

Sophomore Year

First Semester: MATH 2326; MATH 3314; English Literature, 3 hours; Natural Science, 4 hours; Modern Language III, 3 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 3300; MATH 3330; Liberal Arts Elective, 3 hours; Natural Science, 4 hours; Modern Language IV, 3 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Junior Year

First Semester: MATH 3321; Mathematics, 3 hours; Minor 3 hours; Natural Science, 4 hours; Social and Cultural Studies, 3 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 4321; Mathematics, 3 hours; Minor, 3 hours; Fine Arts, 3 hours; Elective, 3 hours - Total Credit 15 hours.

Senior Year

First Semester: MATH 3335; Mathematics, 3 hours; Minor, 6 hours; POLS 2311; Elective, 3 hours - Total Credit 18 hours.

Second Semester: Mathematics, 3 hours; Minor, 6 hours; MATH 4180; HIST 1312; POLS 2312 - Total Credit 15 hours.



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Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics (Actuarial Science Option)

English

Six hours of composition (1301 and 1302).

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature or other approved substitute at the 2000 level or above.

Liberal Arts Elective

Technical Writing (ENGL 3373).

History

Six hours from 1311, 1312, and 3364.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

Social/Cultural Studies

Econ 23051

Fine Arts

Three hours from architecture, art, DNCE 1300, music, or theatre arts.

Modern and Classical Languages

Eight hours (Levels I and II or higher) in one language.

Natural Science

A total of 14 hours is required.
Eight hours including laboratory in one science; the choices are: PHYS 1443 and 1444; or CHEM 1441 and 1442; or BIOL 1441 and 1442; or GEOL 1425 and 1426. Each course may be replaced by another course in the same field that requires the original course as a prerequisite.

Six additional hours of science from the above science courses or from science courses that have above science courses as prerequisites.

Computer Literacy

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1301, INSY 2303, or equivalent course approved by Undergraduate Advisor, or competency test (see http://www.uta.edu/uac/testing/computer-skills).

Oral Communication Competency

MATH 3300.

Computer Programming

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1311, 1320, 1325.

Major

MATH 1426, 2425, 2326, 3300, 33022, 33133, 3314, 3316, 3330, 3345, 3321, 3335, 43123, 43132
One course from 4335, 4334, 4345.
Capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle grade mathematics teachers do not count toward a degree in mathematics. Capstone mathematics courses for secondary mathematics teachers will count only for those working on the BA in Mathematics with Teaching Certification.

Option

ECON 23061,4,ACCT 23024, FINA 33134,5, FINA 33155, FINA 43185, FINA 43195.

Total

A minimum of 120 hours, of which at least 39 must be 3000/4000 level.

Notes:

1. ECON 2305 and ECON 2306, passed with a B or better, together satisfy the Society of Actuaries requirement for VEE certification in Economics.

2. MATH 3302 and MATH 4313, passed with a B or better, together satisfy the Society of Actuaries requirement for VEE certification in Applied Statistical Methods. (Pending approval from the Society of Actuaries.)

3. MATH 3313 and MATH 4312 should prepare a student to pass Exam P of the Society of Actuaries Associateship Course Catalog.

4. FINA 3313, passed with a B or better, satisfies the Society of Actuaries requirement for VEE certification in Corporate Finance. This course has prerequisites: ACCT 2302 and ECON 2306.

5. FINA 3313, FINA 3315, FINA 4318, and FINA 4319 should prepare a student to pass Exam FM of the Society of Actuaries Associateship Course Catalog.

See www.soa.org for more details about VEE Certification and the Associateship Course Catalog.



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Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics (Statistics Option)

English

Six hours of composition.

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature or other approved substitute at the 2000 level or above.

Liberal Arts Elective

Technical Writing (ENGL 3373).

History

Six hours from 1311, 1312, and 3364.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

Social/Cultural Studies

The Social and Cultural Studies requirement will be satisfied by three hours of designated courses that have been approved by the Undergraduate Assembly. For a list of approved courses, contact the University Advising Center or see http://www.uta.edu/universitycollege/current/academic-planning/core-courses.php.

Fine Arts

Three hours in architecture, art, DNCE 1300, music, or theatre arts.

Modern and Classical Languages

Eight hours (Levels I and II or higher) in one language.

Natural Science

A total of 14 hours is required. Eight hours including laboratory in one science; the choices are: PHYS 1443 and 1444; or CHEM 1441 and 1442; or BIOL 1441 and 1442; or GEOL 1425 and 1426. Each course may be replaced by another course in the same field that requires the original course as a prerequisite.

Six additional hours of science from the above science courses or from science courses that have above science courses as prerequisites.

Computer Literacy

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1301, INSY 2303, or equivalent course approved by Undergraduate Advisor, or competency test.

Oral Communication Competency

MATH 3300.

Computer Programming

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1311, 1320, 1325.

Major

MATH 1426, 2425, 2326, 3300, 3302, 3303, 3313, 3314, 3316, 3330, 3345, 3321, 3335, 4311.
One course from 4321, 4335, 4334.
Three additional advanced hours (3301 or above, except for capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle or secondary grades mathematics teachers) in mathematics. Capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle grade mathematics teachers do not count toward a degree in mathematics. Capstone mathematics courses for secondary mathematics teachers will count only for those working on the BA in Mathematics with Teaching Certification.

Option

BSTAT 3322, IE 4308, and either IE 3315 or MATH 3304.

Electives

Sufficient to give the total number of hours required for a degree.

Total

A minimum of 120 hours, of which at least 39 must be 3000/4000 level.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year

First Semester: MATH 1426; MATH 1319; ENGL 1301; HIST 1311; Liberal Arts Elective, 3 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 2425; MATH 3314; Natural Science, 4 hours; ENGL 1302; HIST 1312 - Total Credit 17 hours.

Sophomore Year

First Semester: MATH 2326; MATH 3330; English Literature, 3 hours; Social and Cultural Studies, 3 hours; Natural Science, 4 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 3313; MATH 3316; Natural Science, 4 hours; MATH 3300; Fine Arts, 3 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Junior Year

First Semester: MATH 3335; MATH 3302; Natural Science, 4 hours; POLS 2311 - Total Credit 13 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 4335; MATH 4313; MATH 3303; Elective, 3 hours; POLS 2312 - Total Credit 15 hours.

Senior Year

First Semester: MATH 3345; Mathematics, 3 hours; STAT 3322; Modern Language I, 4 hours; Elective, 3 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 3321; MATH 3304 or IE 3315; IE 4308; Modern Language II, 4 hours - Total Credit 13 hours.



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Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics (Management Science/Operations Research Option)

English

Six hours of composition.

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature or other approved substitute at the 2000 level or above.

Liberal Arts Elective

Technical Writing (ENGL 3373).

History

Six hours from 1311, 1312, and 3364.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

Social/Cultural Studies

ECON 2305.

Fine Arts

Three hours from architecture, art, DNCE 1300, music, or theatre arts.

Modern and Classical Languages

Eight hours (Levels I and II or higher) in one language.

Natural Science

A total of 14 hours is required. Eight hours including laboratory in one science; the choices are: PHYS 1443 and 1444; or CHEM 1441 and 1442; or BIOL 1441 and 1442; or GEOL 1425 and 1426. Each course may be replaced by another course in the same field that requires the original course as a prerequisite.

Six additional hours of science from the above science courses or from science courses that have above science courses as prerequisites.

Computer Programming

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1311, 1320, 1325.

Computer Literacy

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1301, INSY 2303, or equivalent course approved by Undergraduate Advisor, or competency test.

Oral Communication Competency

MATH 3300.

Major

MATH 1426, 2425, 2326, 3300, 3303, 3304, 3313, 3314, 3330, 3321, 3335.
One course from 4321, 4335, 4334.
Nine additional advanced hours (3301 or above, except for capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle or secondary grades mathematics teachers), including a second sequence (see paragraph three in the opening section). Capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle grade mathematics teachers do not count toward a degree in mathematics. Capstone mathematics courses for secondary mathematics teachers will count only for those working on the BA in Mathematics with Teaching Certification.

Option

OPMA 3306, OPMA 3308, and three additional hours in Operations Management, ECON 2305, 2306, and ACCT 2301,2302.

Electives

Sufficient hours to complete the total hours required for a degree.

Total

A minimum of 120 hours, of which at least 39 must be 3000/4000 level.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year

First Semester: MATH 1426; MATH 1319; ENGL 1301; HIST 1311; Liberal Arts Elective, 3 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 2425; MATH 3314; Natural Science, 4 hours; ENGL 1302; HIST 1312 - Total Credit 17 hours.

Sophomore Year

First Semester: MATH 2326; MATH 3330; English Literature, 3 hours; ECON 2305; Natural Science, 4 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 3313; MATH 3304; Natural Science, 4 hours; MATH 3300; ECON 2306 - Total Credit 16 hours.

Junior Year

First Semester: MATH 3335; MATH 3303; ACCT 2301; Natural Science, 3 hours; POLS 2311 - Total Credit 15 hours.

Second Semester: MATH 4335; OPMA 3306; ACCT 2302; Fine Arts, 3 hours; POLS 2312; MATH 4180 - Total Credit 16 hours.

Senior Year

First Semester: MATH 3321; Mathematics, 3 hours; OPMA 3308; Advanced Bus., 3 hours; Modern Language I, 4 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: Mathematics, 6 hours; OPMA, 3 hours; Advanced Bus., 3 hours; Modern Language II, 4 hours - Total Credit 16 hours.



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Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics (Industrial and Applied Mathematics Option)

This degree option is for students seeking immediate employment after graduation. Additional course work may be required for admission to graduate school.

English

Six hours of composition.

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature or other approved substitute at the 2000 level or above.

Liberal Arts Elective

Technical Writing (ENGL 3373).

History

Six hours from 1311, 1312 and 3364.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

Social/Cultural Studies

The Social and Cultural Studies requirement will be satisfied by three hours of designated courses that have been approved by the Undergraduate Assembly. For a list of approved courses, contact the University Advising Center or see http://www.uta.edu/universitycollege/current/academic-planning/core-courses.php .

Fine Arts

Three hours from architecture, art, DNCE 1300, music, or theatre arts.

Modern and Classical Languages

Eight hours (Levels I and II or higher) in one language.

Natural Science

PHYS 1443, 1444 and three hours from 2311, 3313, 3445, 2321. Eight hours in one other science; the choices are: CHEM 1441 and 1442, or BIOL 1441 and 1442, or GEOL 1425 and 1426. Each course may be replaced by another course in the same field that requires the original course as a prerequisite.

Computer Programming

CSE 1311 or MATH 1319.

Computer Literacy

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1301, INSY 2303, or equivalent course approved by Undergraduate Advisor, or competency test.

Oral Communication Competency

MATH 3300.

Major

MATH 1426, 2425, 2326
MATH 3300, 3330, 3318
MATH 3345, 4345
MATH 3314, 4314
MATH 3335

Capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle grade mathematics teachers do not count toward a degree in mathematics. Capstone mathematics courses for secondary mathematics teachers will count only for those working on the BA in Mathematics with Teaching Certification.

Option

MATH 3313 and MATH 4311
MATH 3316 and MATH 3302
MATH 3315
MATH 3304 and MATH 4304; or IE 3315 and IE 4315

Electives

Sufficient to bring total hours to 120 of which at least 39 must be 3000/4000 level.



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Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics (Mathematical Biology Option)

English

Six hours of composition.

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature or other approved substitute at the 2000 level or above.

Liberal Arts Elective

Technical Writing (ENGL 3373).

History

Six hours from 1311, 1312, and 3364.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

Social/Cultural Studies

The Social and Cultural Studies requirement will be satisfied by three hours of designated courses that have been approved by the Undergraduate Assembly. For a list of approved courses, contact the University Advising Center or see http://www.uta.edu/universitycollege/current/academic-planning/core-courses.php.

Fine Arts

Three hours from architecture, art, DNCE 1300, music, or theatre arts.

Modern and Classical Languages

Eight hours (Levels I and II or higher) in one language.

Natural Science

BIOL 1441 and 1442. Eight hours including laboratory in one other science; the choices are: PHYS 1443 and 1444; or CHEM 1441 and 1442; or GEOL 1425 and 1426. Each course may be replaced by another course in the same field that requires the original course as a prerequisite.

Computer Programming

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1311, 1320, 1325.

Computer Literacy

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1301, INSY 2303, or equivalent course approved by Undergraduate Advisor, or competency test. (see http://www.uta.edu/uac/testing/computer-skills )

Oral Communication Competency

MATH 3300.

Major

MATH 1426, 2425, 2326, 3300, 3314, 3318, 3330, 3335, 3345, 4324, 4335, 4345
Capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle grade mathematics teachers do not count toward a degree in mathematics. Capstone mathematics courses for secondary mathematics teachers will count only for those working on the BA in Mathematics with Teaching Certification.

Option

MATH/BIOL 2350, 3350, 3351, 4150; MATH 4311; BIOL 2343 and three additional hours from 3000/4000 level Biology courses.

Electives

Sufficient hours to complete the total hours required for a degree.

Total

A minimum of 120 hours, of which at least 39 must be 3000/4000 level.



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Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics (Pure Mathematics Option)

English

Six hours of composition.

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature or other approved substitute at the 2000 level or above.

Liberal Arts Elective

PHIL 2311 (Logic).

History

Six hours from 1311, 1312, and 3364.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

Social/Cultural Studies

The Social and Cultural Studies requirement will be satisfied by three hours of designated courses that have been approved by the Undergraduate Assembly. For a list of approved courses, contact the University Advising Center or see http://www.uta.edu/universitycollege/current/academic-planning/core-courses.php.

Fine Arts

Three hours from architecture, art, DNCE 1300, music, or theatre arts.

Modern and Classical Languages

Eight hours (Levels I and II or higher) in one language.

Natural Science

PHYS 1443, 1444, and three hours from 2311, 3313, 3445. Eight hours including laboratory in one other science; the choices are: CHEM 1441 and 1442, or BIOL 1441 and 1442, or GEOL 1425 and 1426. Each course may be replaced by another course in the same field that requires the original course as a prerequisite.

Computer Programming

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1311, 1320, 1325.

Computer Literacy

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1301, INSY 2303, or equivalent course approved by Undergraduate Advisor or competency test.

Oral Communication Competency

This is satisfied by the required course, MATH 3300.

Major

MATH 1426, 2425, 2326, 3300, 3313, 3318, 3330, 3321, 3335, 3345, 4321, 4335. Twenty one additional advanced hours (3301 or above, except for capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle grades or secondary grades mathematics teachers). Capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle grade mathematics teachers do not count toward a degree in mathematics. Capstone mathematics courses for secondary mathematics teachers will count only for those working on the BA in Mathematics with Teaching Certification.

Electives

Sufficient number of hours to complete the total hours required for a degree.

Total

A minimum of 120 hours, of which at least 39 must be 3000/4000 level.



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Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with Secondary Teaching Certification

English

Six hours of composition (1301 and 1302).

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature or other approved substitute at the 2000 level or above.

Liberal Arts Elective

PHIL 2314.

History

Six hours from 1311, 1312 and 3364.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

Social/Cultural Studies

The Social and Cultural Studies requirement will be satisfied by three hours of designated courses that have been approved by the Undergraduate Assembly. For a list of approved courses, contact the University Advising Center or see http://www.uta.edu/universitycollege/current/academic-planning/core-courses.php.

Fine Arts

Three hours from architecture, art, DNCE 1300, music, or theatre arts.

Modern and Classical Languages

10 hours (Levels II, III and IV) in one language, or Level II and 6 hours of approved cultural studies (see http://www.uta.edu/universitycollege/current/academic-planning/core-courses.php for a complete list of approved cultural studies).

Natural Science

A total of 15 hours is required.
One of BIOL 3310, CHEM 4392, GEOL 4305, or PHYS 4391.
Eight hours including laboratory in one science; the choices are: PHYS 1443 and 1444; CHEM 1441 and 1442; or BIOL 1441 and 1442; or GEOL 1425 and 1426. Each course may be replaced by another course in the same field that requires the original course as a prerequisite.

Four additional science hours taken from the above science courses.

Oral Communication Competency

MATH 3300.

Computer Programming

Three hours from MATH 1319, CSE 1311, 1320 or 1325.

Major

MATH 1426, 2425, 2326, 2330, 3300, 3301, 3307, 3314, 3330, 3321, 3335. One course from 4321, 4335, 4334. Six additional advanced hours (3302 or above, except MATH 4350 and MATH 4351), including either a second sequence or a capstone course specifically for prospective secondary mathematics teachers.

Education Requirements

Certification requirements are subject to change; consult with an advisor in UTeach Arlington to verify current requirements.

SCIE 1101, SCIE 1102, EDUC 4331, EDUC 4332, EDUC 4333, SCIE 4607, SCIE 4107

Total

A minimum of 120 hours, of which at least 39 must be 3000/4000 level.



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Minor

Students in non-engineering majors may minor in mathematics by taking 18 hours of mathematics courses with an average GPA in mathematics courses of 2.0, and with at least six hours of 3000/4000 level courses. The courses that may be counted toward a math minor are MATH 1426 and above, except for capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle or secondary grades mathematics teachers. Nine hours of the minor must be taken in residence. Engineering majors seeking a math minor should refer to the College of Engineering section of this catalog for the requirements for the engineering math minor.



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Second Major

A student who satisfies the requirements for any other baccalaureate degree qualifies for having mathematics named as a second major upon completion of nine mathematics courses at 3000/4000 level (except for capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle or secondary grades mathematics teachers). The following courses are required: 3300, 3314, 3330, 3321, 3335, and one from 4321, 4335, 4334. Besides the sequence 3321-4321 or the sequence 3335 and (4335 or 4334), a second sequence must be part of the second major. The GPA requirements on the mathematics courses for a second major are identical to those listed below under the heading Graduation Requirements.



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First-time Admission Requirements

Students who wish to apply for major status in mathematics must first complete the University and College of Science requirements and the specific requirements of the Department of Mathematics listed below.

  • Overall GPA of 2.25;
  • Minimum GPA of 2.25 in at least nine hours of mathematics courses in residence at the level of MATH 1426 or above, excluding capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective middle or secondary grades mathematics teachers;
  • At least six hours from the science or computer science courses listed in the mathematics degree plans; and
  • Twelve hours of courses of the University core curriculum in disciplines other than science and mathematics.

Students currently enrolled at the University may qualify to change their major to mathematics by meeting the requirements listed above.



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Satisfactory Academic Standard Requirement

Majors whose overall GPA or GPA in major courses falls below 2.25 will be required to change their major.

To re-enter as a mathematics major, the student must meet the requirements listed in the First-time Admissions Requirements section.



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Non-Credit Courses

The following courses will not be counted for credit (as mathematics or electives) toward a bachelor's degree in mathematics: MATH 1301, 1302,1308, 1315, 1316, 1330, 1331, 1332, 4359, 4351, 3319, BSTAT 3321. Capstone mathematics courses specifically for prospective secondary grades mathematics teachers can be counted for credit only by those pursuing a B.A. with Secondary Teaching Certification.



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Department of Mathematics Faculty
Chair

Professor Su

Professors

Aktosun, Chen-Charpentier, Han, Kojouharov, Korzeniowski, Kribs-Zaleta, R. C. Li, Liao, C. Liu, Y. Liu, Nestell, Su, Sun-Mitchel, Vancliff

Associate Professors

Cordero, Epperson, Gornet, Grantcharov, Hawkins, D. Jorgensen, Shipman

Assistant Professors

Ambartsoumian, T. Jorgensen, Y. Li

Senior Lecturer

Krueger

Lecturers

Baker, Campbell, Hamilton, Krasij, Mitchell, Smith

Professors Emeritus

Corduneanu, Dragan, Dyer, Heath



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Course Descriptions

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Mathematics (MATH)

Students who wish to register for Math 1301, 1302, 1303, 1308, 1315, 1322, 1323, 1324, 1325, 1421, and 1426 are required to take the Math Aptitude Test (MAT). Students with SAT Math scores of 600 or higher, or ACT Math scores of 26 or higher, within the past 5 years may be exempted from placement testing. See http://www.uta.edu/math/pages/main/mpt.htm for details regarding math placement testing.

Prerequisite requirements should be checked in the course listings below or in the online catalog. Students wishing to enroll in MATH 1330, 1331 and 1332 must be education majors and have the appropriate prerequisites.



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