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Mathematics, Advanced - Bachelor of Science

7108 Mathematics, Advanced

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science

FS11

College of Natural Science

Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:

Department of Mathematics

Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:

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

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.

**Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics, Advanced**

- 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. - 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. - 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. |

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Major - Mathematics Advanced - Physics: A total 2 courses from 1 of the following sets of courses

PHY183, PHY184

PHY193H, PHY294H

LB271, LB272

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Major - Mathematics Advanced - Capstone: 1 course from MTH496

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

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

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.

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.