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B.S. Degree in Mathematics

*48 hours*

Minor required

An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics will:

- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the foundational principles of analysis, algebra, and geometry and be able to use standard problem-solving methods in a variety of contexts.
- Exhibit the ability to adapt to new environments and advances in technology, apply research methodologies, and to learn independently.
- Work effectively with others, including the ability to describe mathematical problems, solutions, proofs, and logical arguments in a clear, concise manner using both written and oral communication.
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the liberal arts, living as a person of integrity with an ability to think, act, and communicate from a Christian worldview in all areas of life.

Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours.

**18 Hours lower division mathematics**

- MATH-1623 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
- MATH-2114 Calculus I with Analytical Geometry
- MATH-2214 Calculus II with Analytical Geometry
- MATH-2314 Calculus III
- MATH-2913 Statistical Methods

**15 Hours upper division mathematics**

- MATH-3013 Differential Equations
- MATH-3313 Modern Algebra I
- MATH-3513 Linear Algebra
- MATH-3813 Modern Geometry
- MATH-4113 Probability and Statistics I

**12 Hours any 3000/4000 math not used above**

**3 hours lower division electives:**

**Select one course from:**

- MATH-1163 Applied Mathematics
- MATH-1173 Quantitative Reasoning
- MATH-1223 Mathematical Functions and Modeling

Students interested in Actuarial Science may complete a mathematics major with a minor in finance with suggested courses or a Finance Major with a minor in mathematics with suggested courses. Talk to your academic advisor for a list of suggested courses.

Mathematics major with a concentration in Actuarial Science:

For the current mathematics major, this would only require a Finance minor.

**Finance minor (for an Actuarial Concentration path)**

Required courses:

- ACCT 2113–Accounting Principles I
- ACCT 2213-Accounting Principles II
- BUSA 1211–Introduction to Business
- ECON 2113–Macroeconomic Principles
- FINC 3313–Principles of Finance

Suggested elective courses:

- FINC 4113–Advanced Financial Management
- FINC 3513–Money and Banking