Mathematics: Sample 4-Year Plan

The four-year plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Mathematics (BA or BS)

FALL - Semester 1

MATH 198: Analytic Geometry with Calculus I
MATH 101: Freshman Seminar
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

MATH 263: Analytic Geometry with Calculus II
CS 170: Intro to Computer Science
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 3

MATH 200: Foundations of Mathematics
MATH 264: Analytic Geometry with Calculus III
CHEM 130: Chemical Principles I or PHYS 195: Physics I
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) Foreign Language

SPRING - Semester 4

STAT 290: Statistics
MATH 357: Linear Algebra
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) Foreign Language

FALL - Semester 5

MATH 451: Algebraic Structures
MATH XXX: One course from List A
JINS 3XX: Junior Interdisciplinary Seminar
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) or BS coursework
Elective

SPRING - Semester 6

MATH 398: Junior Seminar in Mathematics
MATH XXX: One course from List A or B
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) or BS coursework
Elective

FALL - Semester 7

MATH 499: Mathematics Capstone Seminar
MATH 461: Advanced Calculus I
MATH XXX: One course from List A or B

SPRING - Semester 8

MATH XXX: One course from List A or B
MATH XXX: One course from List A or B
Electives (as needed) to total at least 120 hours

Graduation Requirements: Total credit hrs>=120
(40 credit hrs @ 300-level or higher)

List A of Elective Courses:List B of Elective Courses:
MATH 363: College GeometryMATH 300: Introduction to Numerical Analysis
MATH 440: TopologyMATH 325: Introduction to Operations Research
MATH 447: Combinatorial AnalysisMATH 325: Introduction to Operations Research
MATH 452: Algebraic Structures IIMATH 330: Mathematics of Finance
MATH 454: Theory of NumbersMATH 335: Game Theory
MATH 462: Advanced Calculus IIMATH 345: Introduction to Mathematical Biology
MATH 465: Differential GeometryMATH 347: Discrete Mathematics
MATH 467: Logic and Set TheoryMATH 364: Vector Analysis
MATH 515: Complex Variables IMATH 365: Ordinary Differential Equations
STAT 570: Math. Probability & Stat. IMATH 400: Methods of Optimization
MATH 455: History of Mathematics I
MATH 456: History of Mathematics II
MATH 464: Higher Geometry
MATH 511: Numerical Analysis
MATH 521: Partial Differential Equations
MATH 530: Topics in Mathematical Modeling
MATH 564: Advanced Linear Algebra
STAT 571: Mathematical Probability and Statistics II

Department chair: please contact Jonathan Vieker with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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