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Mathematics - BS (58 hours total)

 

Overview

Mathematics is a powerful and versatile major.  Students with degrees in mathematics are highly sought after as employers and graduate schools know that success in mathematics requires strong problem solving abilities and outstanding analytical thinking skills.  The mission of the undergraduate program in mathematics at Ottawa University is to provide the student with an understanding of mathematical thought and knowledge and to prepare the student for the application of these skills towards advanced degree programs and/or careers requiring mathematical expertise.

Degree Requirements

Required-Major-Courses

MAT 11143PRECALCULUS (3)

MAT 20043DISCRETE MATHEMATICS (3)

MAT 21044CALCULUS I (4)

MAT 21144CALCULUS II (4)

MAT 22043LINEAR ALGEBRA (4)

MAT 30243TRANSITION TO HIGHER MATHEMATICS (3)

MAT 31044CALCULUS III (4)

MAT 31143PROBABILITY (4)

MAT 32044INFERENTIAL STATISTICS (4)

MAT 33043DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS (3)

MAT 42143ABSTRACT ALGEBRA (4)

MAT 44143ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE TOPIC (3)

MAT 45143INTRODUCTION TO REAL ANALYSIS (3)

MAT 49201INTEGRATIVE SEMNAR IN MATHEMATICS (4)

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PHY 24743UNIVERSITY PHYSICS I & LAB (4)

PHY 24843UNIVERSITY PHYSICS II & LAB (4)

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of career opportunities from a variety of fields including professional graduate study, mathematics, operations research, computer science, engineering, statistics, elementary or secondary education, federal, state, or local governments, or actuary science.