B.S. Degree in Mathematics
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.
15 Hours lower division mathematics
- MATH-2114 Calculus I with Analytical Geometry
- MATH-2214 Calculus II with Analytical Geometry
- MATH-2314 Calculus III
- MATH-2913 Statistical Methods
16 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
- MATH-4811 Seminar in Mathematics
12 Hours any 3000/4000 math not used above
9 Hours electives chose from:
- Mathematics courses numbered 1213 or higher
- Any computer science course
- Physics courses numbered 2514 or higher
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)
- 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