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Program Code: MA499

Program Type: Undergraduate

Department: Mathematics

Faculty: Humanities & Sciences

Accreditation: BSc

Program Duration: 4 Year

Program Location: Los Angeles

Starting Dates: September

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Program overview

The mathematics bachelor of science degree program provides training in the theory and techniques of algebra, analysis, and other fields as a basis for further work in pure and applied mathematics and for graduate studies. Mathematics BS students may choose to take a second major in secondary school teaching to prepare for a career as a teacher.

Entry Requirements

Formal admission to the major requires a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) and departmental approval. 

  • A total of 120 credit hours 
  • 6 credit hours of college writing 
  • 3 credit hours of college mathematics or the equivalent by examination 
Program Schedule
  • STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus (4) or STAT-202 Basic Statistics (4) (with permission of department)
  • CSC-280 Introduction to Computer Science I (4) 
  • MATH-221 Calculus I (4) 
  • MATH-222 Calculus II (4) 
  • MATH-313 Calculus III (4) 
  • MATH-310 Linear Algebra (3) 
  • MATH-321 Differential Equations (3)
  • MATH-503 Foundations of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH-512 Introduction to Modern Algebra (3) 
  • MATH-520 Introduction to Analysis (3) 
  • MATH-550 Complex Analysis (3) 
  • One program from each of the following groups:

Group One

  • MATH-521 Measure and Integration Theory (3)
  • MATH-504 Advanced Calculus of Several Variables (3)
  • MATH-510 Geometry (3)
  • MATH-540 Topology (3)
  • MATH-580 Topics in Mathematics

Group Two

  • MATH-505 Mathematical Logic (3)
  • MATH-513 Rings and fields (3)
  • MATH-515 Number Theory (3)
  • MATH-580 Topics in Mathematics(3)

Group Three

  • MATH-501 Probability (3)
  • MATH-551 Partial Differential Equations (3)
  • MATH-560 Numerical Analysis: Basic Problems (3)
  • MATH-570 History of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH-580 Topics in Mathematics(3) With the department's approval.
Program Tutors
  • William C. Gallegos
  • Terry R. McKinney
  • Sherry F. Kuykendall
  • Wallace C. Jones
  • Lula S. Kennedy

The cost of full-time study (9 or more credit hours) for Academic Year 2014-2015 is:

  • $12,500* (In-State)
  • $28,000* (Out-of-State) 

*Students are also required to register for a minimum of 2 credit hours during the summer session. Full-time enrollment is considered 3 credit hours. Summer 2015 tuition rates are $430 per credit hour (in-state students) and $1,100 per credit hour (out-of-state students) plus an $80 comprehensive/registration fee.

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