MSU Billings Catalog

Mathematics Bachelor of Science Degree *Program placed on moratorium*

Required Courses

General Education Requirements31
Students should consult with their advisors to determine if specific courses are necessary in order to satisfy the General Education requirements within this major.
Language Requirement8
Required Core Courses
M 171Calculus I *4
M 172Calculus II4
M 242Methods of Proof3
M 273Multivariable Calculus4
M 333Linear Algebra4
M 431Abstract Algebra I3
M 471Mathematical Analysis3
M 499Capstone3
Subtotal28
Concentration Electives
Select 22 credits, 14 of which must be upper division, from below. Other courses may be chosen in consultation with an advisor. 122
Programming with Java I
Programming with Java I
Intro Differential Equations
Discrete Structures I
Modern Geometry
Numerical Computing
Intro to Complex Analysis
Seminar/Workshop
Intro Probability & Statistics
Subtotal22
Minor (Optional)21
Electives10
Total Minimum Credits120
*

May satisfy General Education requirements

1

Students should contact the Math Department to confirm the eligibility of any course with an adequate computer science, math, or statistics component to count as an elective in this group.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

Suggested Plan of Study

The following sample schedule is a suggested plan for students to follow in completing the Bachelor of Science Major in Mathematics. Due to course schedule changes and staff assignments, students may not be able to follow the plan exactly. Students should consult with their advisors to plan classes before registering each semester.

First Year
Fall
WRIT 101College Writing I3
M 171Calculus I4
General Education4
Language4
Total15
Spring
M 172Calculus II4
M 242Methods of Proof3
Language4
General Education4
Total15
Second Year
Fall
M 273Multivariable Calculus4
Concentration Electives4
General Education7
Total15
Spring
M 333Linear Algebra4
Concentration Electives4
Elective3
General Education4
Total15
Third Year
Fall
Concentration Electives7
General Education3
Minor6
Total16
Spring
M 431Abstract Algebra I3
Concentration Electives3
General Education3
Minor6
Total15
Fourth Year
Fall
M 471Mathematical Analysis3
M 499Capstone3
Minor6
Electives3
Total15
Spring
Concentration Electives4
Minor3
Electives4
General Education3
Total14