Program Requirements

Hours: 46

Major Courses - 40 hours

MTH 191Calculus I (3) MA/CMA

MTH 192Calculus II (3) MA

MTH 195Introduction to Math Computing (3)

MTH 220Discrete Mathematics (3) MA

MTH 255Introduction to Linear Algebra (3) MA

MTH 291Calculus III (3) MA

MTH 292Calculus IV (3) MA

MTH 301Mathematical Modeling (3) MA

MTH 320Probability/Statistics (4) MA

MTH 361Abstract Algebra (3) MA

MTH 391Advanced Calculus (3) MA

MTH 326Math Lab for Teachers (3)


MTH 396Cooperative Education Work Experience: Parallel (1-3) EXP


MTH 496Cooperative Education Work Experience: Alternating (1-3) EXP

MTH 402The Pinnacle and Beyond: Math, Computer Science, the Mount, and Society (1) CAP

MTH 400Senior Research (1)

(2 hours of MTH 400 taken over two semesters is required)

Choose two of the following Major Courses: (6 hours)

MTH 305College Geometry (3) MA

MTH 310Differential Equations (3) MA

MTH 315Number Theory (3) MA

MTH 325Numerical Analysis (3) MA

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the mathematics major will be able to:

  • independently read and understand mathematics.
  • use critical and creative thinking, and logic to solve problems.
  • understand the processes in mathematics, methods of formal proof, problem solving techniques and strategies, and applications of computers in mathematics.
  • understand the branches of mathematics and how they are related.
  • function effectively in a professional workplace related to mathematics or in a graduate program.


***Effective July 1, 2014, the College of Mount St. Joseph became Mount St. Joseph University. Any reference within the catalog to the College will be understood to be a reference to Mount St. Joseph University after July 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.***