The Department of Mathematics offers a curriculum leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. This degree is well-suited for students aiming toward a variety of mathematical careers in industry or secondary education, or planning for graduate education. Modern industrial and scientific enterprises are so dependent on advanced mathematical concepts that mathematicians are needed today by almost all concerns that are engaged in such work.
Foreign languages are encouraged for students interested in research. A maximum of 8 hours of foreign languages may be taken and applied to the approved electives requirements. German, French and Russian are the approved languages.
Prepare students for employment or graduate study in a subject related to mathematics
Be able to apply both theoretical and computational techniques to the solution of mathematical problems
Be able to comprehend, formulate and produce mathematical proofs
Be able to communicate correct mathematical content in both written and oral form
Be able to understand a broad array of interconnected concepts within mathematics
Completion of at least 47 credit hours in Mathematics
31 credit hours of Core Mathematics courses
46 credit hours for Teaching option
A minimum 2.0 in each required mathematics course
A CU minimum GPA of 2.0
An Exit Interview with the Mathematics department is required prior to graduation.
All Mathematics majors are required to meet with a faculty advisor in the Mathematics department during their first year as Mathematics majors. Mathematics students should check the Academic Advising Guides for additional information regarding the degree requirements.
Core Courses (31 Credit Hours)
The Mathematics Core courses allow students to become familiar with the different subfields of mathematics before choosing their focus.