The Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics is a traditional degree in mathematics. Most students choose this degree in order to prepare for a career as a mathematics teacher or to prepare for a graduate program in pure mathematics.
Completion of at least 42 hours
A minimum 2.0 on each required mathematics course
A minimum CU cumulative GPA of 2.0
An Exit Interview with the Mathematics department is required prior to graduation.
LAS General Education Requirements for Math BA Students
Mathematics BA students should include PHIL 344 Symbolic Logic or PHIL 443 Logical Theory in their selection of Humanities area general education courses.
Mathematics BA students should select from the LAS Natural Sciences area general education courses.
Mathematics BA students should select from the LAS Social Sciences area general education courses.
Mathematics BA students should complete ENG 131 and ENG 141, Rhetoric and Writing I and II.
Mathematics BA students should take a number of courses in computer science to prepare them for the various career options in mathematics. Foreign languages are encouraged for students interested in research.
Mathematics BA, Secondary Teaching Option
(42 semester hours)
There is an option for Mathematics Secondary Teaching. Students should contact an advisor in the College of Education as soon as possible to construct a schedule of their required education courses for this option.