Program Requirements

Hours: 77

Major Courses –  36 hours

MTH 193Calculus I (4) MA/CMA

MTH 194Calculus II (4) MA/CMA

MTH 195Introduction to Math Computing (3)

MTH 220Discrete Mathematics (3) MA

MTH 255Introduction to Linear Algebra (3) MA

MTH 293Calculus III (4) MA/CMA

MTH 301Mathematical Modeling (3) MA

MTH 400Senior Research (1)

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

Choose one course from the following - 3 hours

MTH 305College Geometry (3) MA

MTH 315Number Theory (3) MA

MTH 361Abstract Algebra (3) MA

MTH 391Advanced Calculus (3) MA

Choose two from the following - 6-7 hours

MTH 310Differential Equations (3) MA

MTH 320Probability/Statistics (4) MA

MTH 325Numerical Analysis (3) MA

Cognate Courses - 41 hours

CHE 111General Chemistry I (3) N/CN

CHE 111AGeneral Chemistry I (LAB) (1) N/CN

CHE 112General Chemistry II (3) N/CN

CHE 112AGeneral Chemistry II (LAB) (1) N/CN

CHE 200Chemistry Sophomore Seminar (1)

CHE 211Organic Chemistry I (3) N

CHE 211AOrganic Chem I (LAB) (1) N

CHE 212Organic Chemistry II (3) N

CHE 212AOrganic Chemistry II (LAB) (1) N

CHE 314Intermediate Analytical Chem (3) N

CHE 314AIntermediate Analy Chem (LAB) (1) N

CHE 350Physical Chemistry I (3) N

CHE 350APhysical Chemistry I (LAB) (1) N

PHY 201General Physics I (3) N

PHY 201AGen Physics I (LAB) (1) N

PHY 202General Physics II (3) N

PHY 202AGen Physics II (LAB) (1) N

Choose two from the following - 8 hours

CHE 315Instrumental Analysis (3) N

CHE 315AInstru Analysis (LAB) (1) N

CHE 355Physical Chemistry II (3) N

CHE 355APhys Chemistry II (LAB) (1) N

CHE 360Intermediate Inorganic Chem (3) N

CHE 360AInt Inorganic (LAB) (1) N

Admission Requirements

Math: Three years of college preparatory high school mathematics including functions.
Chemistry: College preparatory high school chemistry or the successful completion of a placement test.

Program Outcomes

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

  • Independently read and understand mathematics.
  • Understand the processes in mathematics, methods of formal proof, problem solving techniques and strategies, and applications of computers in mathematics.
  • Apply mathematics to solving problems in chemistry.
  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of scientific theories and competence in laboratory techniques.
  • Generate scientific data using appropriate and ethical disciplinary protocols and laboratory techniques, including proper use of equipment, instruments and materials.
  • Analyze and interpret scientific data based on sound scientific reasoning.
  • Assess scientific questions, and design methods to answer them.
  • Research, understand and cite scientific literature.
  • Describe scientific results using clear, concise language, and observe technical conventions in written and oral reports.