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Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics

Required Courses:

MATH 140 - Calculus I MATH 345 - Probability and Statistics I
MATH 141 - Calculus II MATH 360 - Abstract Algebra I
MATH 242 - Multivariable and Vector Calculus MATH 361 - Abstract Algebra II
MATH 260 - Linear Algebra MATH 450 - Real Analysis
MATH 280 - Introduction to Proofs PHYSIC 113 - Fundamentals of Physics I
MATH 310 - Applied Ordinary Differential Equations CS 110 - Introduction to Computer Programming
MATH 320L - Applied Discrete Mathematics Additional requirements (see below).

Electives:
Besides the required courses, a student must take three other Mathematics courses, numbered 300 or higher.

Notes:

Science Courses:
For the Bachelor of Science degree, in addition to the above requirements, a student must take PHYSIC 114 - Fundamentals of Physics II, three aditional science courses, and a lab. Each course must be part of the requirements for the major in the department offering the course.

Further Rules and Requirements:

  • A minimum of a 2.0 GPA (a C average) in the major is required for graduation. Only courses taken at UMass Boston are included in computing the average.
  • No requirement may be taken pass/fail.
  • At least 4 (four) Mathematics courses numbered 300 or higher must be taken at UMass Boston.

Sample BS schedule for graduation in 4 years:

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year MATH 140 - Calculus I
CS 110 - Introduction to Computer Programming
MATH 141 - Calculus II
MATH 260 - Linear Algebra
PHYSIC 113 - Fundamentals of Physics I
Second Year MATH 242 - Multivariable and Vector Calculus
PHYSIC 114 - Fundamentals of Physics II
Science elective
MATH 280 - Introduction to Proofs
MATH 310 - Applied Ordinary Differential Equations
Science elective
Third Year MATH 320L - Applied Discrete Mathematics
MATH 360 - Abstract Algebra I
Science elective
MATH 345 - Probability and Statistics I
MATH 361 - Abstract Algebra II

Fourth Year Math 300+ elective
Math 300+ elective
MATH 450 - Real Analysis
Math 300+ elective


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