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Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics provides a solid foundation in mathematics. In addition to taking the core and interdisciplinary courses, students will also take part in a seminar dedicated to undergraduate research during their last two years. After obtaining the degree, students will have opportunities in secondary education, graduate studies, and direct entry into the job market. Each student will be advised by faculty to achieve a specific program tailored for the student’s goals.

Program Assessment plans and student learning outcomes are posted on the Program Assessment website. Additional information may be found on the math website.

Admission Requirements

Applicants will be considered for full admission to the BS program with a GPA of 2.0 or better and after completion of the following with a grade of C or better:

  1. ENGL S111
  2. MATH S151 or higher

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Candidates must complete the General Education Requirements (GER) as well as the specific program requirements listed below for a minimum of 120 credit hours. Courses in a degree program may be counted only once. Courses used to fulfill the major requirements cannot be used to fulfill the GER. The degree must include 42 upper division (300 or above) credits, 24 of which must be completed at UAS.

Minimum Credit Hours120
General Education Requirements35
Natural or Social Science Requirements6
Physics Requirements8
Major Requirements43

Natural or Social Science Requirements

Advisor-approved courses from the Natural Sciences or Social Sciences. Recommended designators include: ANTH, ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, ECON, ENVS, and GEOL.

Physics Requirements

select both

PHYSS103College Physics I4
PHYSS104College Physics II4

or both

PHYSS211General Physics I4
PHYSS212General Physics II4

Major Requirements

MATHS251Calculus I4
MATHS252Calculus II4
MATHS253Calculus III4
MATHS265Introduction to Proofs3
MATHS302Differential Equations3
MATHS311Modern Algebra3
MATHS314Linear Algebra3
MATHS324Advanced Calculus3
MATHS392Junior Seminar2
MATHS492Senior Seminar2
STATS273Elementary Statistics3

Select from the following (9 credits total):

MATHS410Complex Variables3
MATHS411History of Mathematics and Science3
MATHS460Mathematical Modeling3
STATS373Probability & Statistics3
STATS400Statistical Computing with R2
STATS401Regression and Analysis of Variance4


Must include upper division courses as needed.

Internship Opportunities

The UAS Career Services office provides a current listing of internship opportunities available to UAS students. Internships can be paid/unpaid, and are offered by local, regional, and national organizations and businesses. Internship oftentimes turn into full time job offers following graduation which make them both advantageous and lucrative. If you have an interest in internships please contact Career Services for assistance. If admitted to a degree program you can also speak with a faculty member if you are interested in an internship for academic credit.


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