## Mathematics Major: Sample 4-Year Plans

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.

## 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

Elective

### 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

Elective

### FALL - Semester 7

**MATH 461**: Advanced Calculus I

**MATH 499**: Mathematics Capstone Seminar

Electives

### 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

**NOTES:**

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 Geometry | MATH 300: Introduction to Numerical Analysis | |

MATH 440: Topology | MATH 330: Mathematics of Finance | |

MATH 447: Combinatorial Analysis | MATH 335: Game Theory | |

MATH 452: Algebraic Structures II | MATH 345: Introduction to Mathematical Biology | |

MATH 454: Theory of Numbers | MATH 347: Discrete Mathematics | |

MATH 462: Advanced Calculus II | MATH 364: Vector Analysis | |

MATH 465: Differential Geometry | MATH 365: Ordinary Differential Equations | |

MATH 468: Intro to Set Theory | MATH 400: Methods of Optimization | |

MATH 469: Intro to Math Logic | MATH 455: History of Mathematics I | |

MATH 515: Complex Variables I | MATH 456: History of Mathematics II | |

STAT 570: Math. Probability & Stat. I | 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 |

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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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.

## Sample Four Year Plan: Mathematics (BA or BS), Actuarial Science

### 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

CHEM 130 or PHYS 195

Dialogues coursework

### FALL - Semester 3

**MATH 200:** Foundations of Mathematics

**MATH 264:** Analytic Geometry with Calculus III

ECON 205: Principles of Economics*

BSAD 153: Intro. To Business Data Analytics

Foreign Language

### SPRING - Semester 4

**MATH 357:** Linear Algebra

**MATH 330:** Mathematics of Finance

STAT 290: Statistics

Dialogues coursework

Foreign Language

### FALL - Semester 5

**MATH 451:** Algebraic Structures I

**STAT 570:** Math. Probability and Statistics I

ACCT 220: Intro. To Financial Accounting

JINS 3XX: Junior Interdisciplinary Seminar

Dialogues or BS/BA coursework

### SPRING - Semester 6

**MATH 398:** Junior Seminar in Mathematics

**STAT 571:** Math. Probability and Statistics II

BSAD 329: Principles of Finance

Actuarial Elective**

Dialogues or BS/BA coursework

### FALL - Semester 7

**MATH 461:** Advanced Calculus I

**MATH 499:** Mathematics Capstone Seminar

Electives

### SPRING - Semester 8

**MATH Elective #4**

**MATH Elective #5**

Electives (as needed) to total at least 120 hours

* The two semester sequence ECON 200-201 may be taken instead.

**Choose one course from: BSAD 420, STAT 478, STAT 481, MATH 425. Note that these courses are not offered every semester, and some of these classes have prerequisites not included above. Also note that MATH 425 can be used as a MATH Elective.

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

**List A of Elective Courses**

MATH 363: College Geometry

MATH 440: Topology

MATH 447: Combinatorial Analysis

MATH 452: Algebraic Structures II

MATH 454: Theory of Numbers

MATH 462: Advanced Calculus II

MATH 465: Differential Geometry

MATH 468: Intro to Set Theory

MATH 469: Intro to Math Logic

MATH 515: Complex Variables I

STAT 570: Math. Probability & Stat. I

MATH 464: Higher Geometry

**List B of Elective Courses**

MATH 300: Introduction to Numerical Analysis

MATH 330: Mathematics of Finance

MATH 335: Game Theory

MATH 345: Introduction to Mathematical Biology

MATH 347: Discrete Mathematics

MATH 364: Vector Analysis

MATH 365: Ordinary Differential Equations

MATH 400: Methods of Optimization

MATH 425: Intro. To the Math. of Life Contingencies

MATH 455: History of Mathematics I

MATH 456: History of Mathematics II

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.

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.

## Sample Four Year Plan: Mathematics (BA or BS), Pre-MAE

### 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

**ED 100:** Introduction to Education

CHEM 130 or PHYS 195

Foreign Language

### SPRING - Semester 4

**MATH 357:** Linear Algebra

**ED 388:** Exploratory Field Experiences

**ED 389:** Foundations of Education

STAT 290: Statistics

Foreign Language

### FALL - Semester 5

**MATH 363: **College Geometry

**MATH 455:** History of Mathematics I*

JINS 3XX: Junior Interdisciplinary Seminar Dialogues or BS/BA coursework

Elective

### SPRING - Semester 6

**MATH 398:** Junior Seminar in Mathematics

**MATH 451:** Algebraic Structures I

**MATH XXX:** One course from List A or B

**ED 393:** Clinical Experiences in Teaching

**ED 394:** Experiences in Classroom Teaching

Dialogues or BS/BA coursework

### FALL - Semester 7

**MATH 461:** Advanced Calculus I

**MATH 499:** Mathematics Capstone Seminar

**ED 593: **Psychological Foundations of Education

Electives

### SPRING - Semester 8

**MATH XXX:** One course from List A or B

**MATH XXX:** One course from List A or B

**ED 410:** Capstone: On Becoming an Educator

Electives (as needed) to total at least 120 hours

**NOTES:**

*This course is offered only in the fall of even years.

*The following courses are recommended as options for Math electives: Math 335, Math 347, Math 452, Math 454, Math 462, Math 464, Math 467

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

**List A of Elective Courses:**

MATH 363: College Geometry

MATH 440: Topology

MATH 447: Combinatorial Analysis

MATH 452: Algebraic Structures II

MATH 454: Theory of Numbers

MATH 462: Advanced Calculus II

MATH 465: Differential Geometry

MATH 468: Intro to Set Theory

MATH MATH 469: Intro to Math Logic

MATH MATH 515: Complex Variables I

STAT STAT 570: Math. Probability & Stat. I

**List B of Elective Courses:**

MATH 300: Introduction to Numerical Analysis

MATH 330: Mathematics of Finance

MATH 335: Game Theory

MATH 345: Introduction to Mathematical Biology

MATH 347: Discrete Mathematics

MATH 364: Vector Analysis

MATH 365: Ordinary Differential Equations

MATH 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

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.

## Sample Four Year Plan: Mathematics (BA or BS), Graduate School Bound Students

### 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

Elective

### SPRING - Semester 6

**MATH 398:** Junior Seminar in Mathematics

**MATH 452: **Algebraic Structures II*

**MATH XXX: **One course from List A or B

Dialogues or BS/BA coursework

Elective

### FALL - Semester 7

**MATH 461:** Advanced Calculus I

**MATH 499:** Mathematics Capstone Seminar

Electives

### SPRING - Semester 8

**MATH 462:** Advanced Calculus II

**MATH 440: **Topology**

Electives (as needed) to total at least 120 hours

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**NOTES:**

*Math 452 is offered only in the spring of even years and Math 462 is offered only if the spring of odd years. So students may need to swap years for the Math 451-452 and Math 461-462 sequences.

**Offered only every other year. May need to take in junior year.

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

**List A of Elective Courses:**

MATH 363: College Geometry

MATH 440: Topology

MATH 447: Combinatorial Analysis

MATH 452: Algebraic Structures II

MATH 454: Theory of Numbers

MATH 462: Advanced Calculus II

MATH 465: Differential Geometry

MATH 468: Intro to Set Theory

MATH 469: Intro to Math Logic

MATH 515: Complex Variables I

STAT 570: Math. Probability & Stat. I

**List B of Elective Courses:**

MATH 300: Introduction to Numerical Analysis

MATH 330: Mathematics of Finance

MATH 335: Game Theory

MATH 345: Introduction to Mathematical Biology

MATH 347: Discrete Mathematics

MATH 364: Vector Analysis

MATH 365: Ordinary Differential Equations

MATH 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 the Center for Academic Excellence with any updates to the plan above.