Undergraduate Degree - Mathematics, Advanced - Bachelor of Science

Program:
Mathematics, Advanced - Bachelor of Science
Program Code:
7108 Mathematics, Advanced
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FS11
Department:
Department of Mathematics
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Natural Science

Department of Mathematics

Undergraduate Programs
Mathematics, Advanced - Bachelor of Science

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics, Advanced

  1. The University requirements for bachelor’s degrees as described in the Undergraduate  Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Advanced.

    The University’s Tier II writing requirement for the Mathematics, Advanced major is met by completing Mathematics 418H and 496.  Those courses are referenced in item 3. below.

    Students who are enrolled in the College of Natural Science may complete the alternative track to Integrative Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences that is described in item 1. under the heading Graduation Requirements in the College statement. Certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be used to satisfy the alternative track.
  2. The  requirements of the College of Natural Science for the Bachelor of Science degree.

    The credits earned in certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be counted toward College requirements as appropriate.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
                 
  a. The following courses outside the Department of Mathematics (17 to 21 credits):  
    (1) One course of at least 3 credits in biological science, entomology, microbiology, physiology, plant biology, or zoology.  
    (2) One of the following groups of courses (8 or 10 credits):  
      (a) CEM 141 General Chemistry 4
        CEM 142 General and Inorganic Chemistry 3
        CEM 161 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
      (b) CEM 151 General and Descriptive Chemistry 4
        CEM 152 Principles of Chemistry 3
        CEM 161 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
      (c) CEM 181H Honors Chemistry I 4
        CEM 182H Honors Chemistry II 4
        CEM 185H Honors Chemistry Laboratory I 2
      (d) LB 171 Principles of Chemistry I 4
        LB 172 Principles of Chemistry II 3
        LB 171L Introductory Chemistry Laboratory I 1
    (3) One of the following groups of courses (6 or 8 credits):  
      (a) PHY 183 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 4
        PHY 184 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 4
      (b) PHY 193H Honors Physics I – Mechanics 3
        PHY 294H Honors Physics II – Electromagnetism 3
      (c) LB 271 Physics I 3
        LB 272 Physics II 3
  b. First-year competency in a foreign language  
    or            
    For students who have been admitted to the teacher certification program, completion of the Professional Education Courses in the Department of Teacher Education.  
  c. A total of 34 to 37 credits in courses in the Department of Mathematics including:  
    (1) One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):  
      MTH 132 Calculus I   3
      MTH 152H Honors Calculus I 3
      LB 118 Calculus I   4
    (2) One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):  
      MTH 133 Calculus II   4
      MTH 153H Honors Calculus II 3
      LB 119 Calculus II   4
    (3) One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):  
      MTH 234 Multivariable Calculus 4
      MTH 254H Honors Multivariable Calculus 3
      LB 220 Calculus III   4
    (4) All of the following courses (25 credits):  
      MTH 291 Mathematics Snapshots 1
      MTH 317H Advanced Linear Algebra 3
      MTH 327H Introduction to Advanced Analysis 3
      MTH 347H Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations 3
      MTH 418H Honors Algebra I 3
      MTH 419H Honors Algebra II 3
      MTH 428H Honors Analysis I 3
      MTH 429H Honors Analysis II 3
      MTH 496 Capstone in Mathematics 3
      The completion of Mathematics 496 fulfills the department’s capstone course requirement.  
  d. A total of 12 credits in approved courses with substantive high-level quantitative material at the 400-level or above. Up to 9 of these 12 credits may be satisfied by courses in departments other than Mathematics as approved by the student’s academic advisor. Students in the teacher certification program must take Mathematics 432 to fulfill part of this elective requirement. Students in the teacher certification program must also take STT 430 which may not be counted as part of this requirement.  

Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Mathematics Advanced, BS (7108)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Outside the Department
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Outside the Department: 3 credits from courses in biological science, entomology, microbiology, physiology, plant biology or zoology.

Requirement 12: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Chemistry
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Chemistry: A total 3 courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
CEM141, CEM142, CEM161
CEM151, CEM152, CEM161
CEM181H, CEM182H, CEM185H
LB171, LB171L, LB172

Requirement 13: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Physics
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Physics: A total 2 courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
PHY183, PHY184
PHY193H, PHY294H
LB271, LB272

Requirement 14: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Foreign Language or Professional Education
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Foreign Language or Professional Education: 1 course from first year competency in a foreign language or the completion of the Professional Education Courses for those admitted to the teacher certification program

Requirement 15: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Calculus I and II
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Calculus I and II: A total 2 courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH132, MTH133
LB118, LB119
MTH152H, MTH153H

Requirement 16: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Advanced Calculus
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Advanced Calculus: 1 course from LB220, MTH234, MTH254H

Requirement 17: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Mathematics Snapshot
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Mathematics Snapshot: 1 course from MTH291

Requirement 18: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Advanced Linear Algebra
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Advanced Linear Algebra: 1 course from MTH317H

Requirement 19: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Introduction to Advanced Analysis
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Introduction to Advanced Analysis: 1 course from MTH327H

Requirement 20: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations: 1 course from MTH347H

Requirement 21: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Honors Algebra I and II
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Honors Algebra I and II: 2 courses from MTH418H, MTH419H

Requirement 22: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Honors Analysis I and II
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Honors Analysis I and II: 2 courses from MTH428H, MTH429H

Requirement 23: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Capstone
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Capstone: 1 course from MTH496

Requirement 24: Major - Mathematics Advanced - Approved Courses
Major - Mathematics Advanced - Approved Courses: 12 credits from approved courses with substantive high-level quantitative material at the 400-level or above.

Requirement 25: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses numbered at the 300 and 400 levels. See academic advisor.

Requirement 26: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 27: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.