The 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
TRU 117: Self & Society Sem: Game Theory
TRU 100: Truman Symposium
Dialogues coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

MATH 263: Analytic Geometry with Calculus II
CS 170: Intro to Computer Science
Dialogues coursework

FALL - Semester 3

MATH 200: Foundations of Mathematics
MATH 264: Analytic Geometry with Calculus III
CHEM 130 or PHYS 195
Foreign Language

SPRING - Semester 4

STAT 290: Statistics
MATH 357: Linear Algebra
Dialogues coursework
Foreign Language

FALL - Semester 5

MATH 451: Algebraic Structures I
MATH XXX: One course from List A or B
JINS 3XX: Junior Interdisciplinary Seminar
Dialogues or BS/BA coursework

SPRING - Semester 6

MATH 398: Junior Seminar in Mathematics
MATH XXX: One course from List A or B
MATH XXX: One course from List A or B
Dialogues or BS/BA coursework

FALL - Semester 7

MATH 461: Advanced Calculus I
MATH 499: Mathematics Capstone Seminar

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 330: Mathematics of Finance
MATH 447: Combinatorial AnalysisMATH 335: Game Theory
MATH 452: Algebraic Structures IIMATH 345: Introduction to Mathematical Biology
MATH 454: Theory of NumbersMATH 347: Discrete Mathematics
MATH 462: Advanced Calculus IIMATH 364: Vector Analysis
MATH 465: Differential GeometryMATH 365: Ordinary Differential Equations
MATH 468: Intro to Set TheoryMATH 400: Methods of Optimization
MATH 469: Intro to Math LogicMATH 455: History of Mathematics I
MATH 515: Complex Variables IMATH 456: History of Mathematics II
STAT 570: Math. Probability & Stat. IMATH 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

The Dialogues Curriculum requires a certain number of courses/credit hours in the following Perspectives: Social, Arts and Humanities, STEM, Communications, and Statistics. The exact number of courses a student will be required to take during their undergraduate career varies individually according to the credit transferred in.

Department Chair: Please contact the Center for Academic Excellence 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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