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### Mathematics and Statistics Department

### BA - Mathematics

The BA - Mathematics is recommended for students who enjoy problem solving and would like to apply problem solving skills along with communication and analyzing skills in a future career. This degree also provides an excellent background for graduate work in mathematics and other disciplines including law and medicine as well as engineering and science.

The degree requires 33 upper division units of mathematics and computer science. If upper division mathematics and computer science requirements are satisfied using lower division transferred courses, then additional upper division math courses will need to be taken to obtain the required number of upper division units.

*University Graduation Requirements*

Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the Policies and Procedures.

*4-Year Program Roadmap*

Students may find a roadmap for this program here. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Transfer Degrees (ADT) pathway roadmaps can be found here.

*Major-Specific Graduation Requirements*

All courses in the Preparation and Required in the Major must be completed with a grade of "C- or better", and the following Preparation for the Major course with a grade of "C or better": MATH 100W

Course Requirements | ||||||

University Graduation Requirements | 47 | |||||

Core Lower Division General Education | 30 | |||||

Of the 39 units required by the university, 9 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Courses that meet GE Areas A1, A2, A3 or B4 must be passed with a "C-" or better to meet the requirement. Consult with major advisor for details. | ||||||

Note: Students who have completed the ADT Transfer Degree (under SB 1440) for this major will have completed all Lower Division GE Requirements and should follow the 60 unit guarantee roadmap. Meet with an advisor prior to registering for your first semester for the 60 unit roadmap or specific questions. | ||||||

Upper Division General Education | 9 | |||||

Of the 9 units required by the university, 0 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Consult with major advisor for details. | ||||||

American Institutions | 6 | |||||

The 6 units of American Institutions (US123) coursework shown below also fulfills GE Areas D2 and D3. Other courses meet the American Institutions requirement, but may not include additional GE areas. The American Studies (AMS 1A/B) and Humanities Honors (HUM 1A/B, 2A/B) programs both offer larger integrated packages that meet this requirement. Consult with major advisor for details. | ||||||

Complete one sequence from: | ||||||

African American Studies | 6 | |||||

AFAM 002A. African Americans and the Development of America's History and Government | D2 | 3 | ||||

AFAM 002B. African Americans and the Development of America's History and Government | D3+US123 | 3 | ||||

Asian American Studies | 6 | |||||

AAS 033A. Asian Americans in U.S. History I | D2 | 3 | ||||

AAS 033B. Asian Americans in U.S. History II | D3+US123 | 3 | ||||

U.S. History and Government | 6 | |||||

HIST 015. Essentials of U.S. History | D2+US1 | 3 | ||||

POLS 015. Essentials of U.S. & California Government | D3+US23 | 3 | ||||

Chicana and Chicano Studies | 6 | |||||

CCS 010A. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and Government | D2 | 3 | ||||

CCS 010B. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and Government | D3+US123 | 3 | ||||

Physical Education | 2 | |||||

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement | ||||||

At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see http://testing.sjsu.edu/wst. Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at http://info.sjsu.edu/gwar.html. | ||||||

A grade of C or better (C- not accepted) is required to meet graduation requirement. | ||||||

Preparation for the Major | 12-15 | |||||

MATH 100W. Technical Writing Workshop | Z | 3 | ||||

PHYS 50 and one of PHYS 51, PHYS 52, or MATH 161A (or with prior approval, 6 units of upper division mathematics-related courses from other departments may be substituted). | 7-8 | |||||

Complete one course from: | ||||||

MATH 050. Scientific Computing I | 2 | |||||

MATH 167R. Statistical Programming with R | 3 | |||||

CS 046A. Introduction to Programming | 4 | |||||

CS 049C. Programming in C | 3 | |||||

CS 049J. Programming in Java | 3 | |||||

Requirements of the Major | 46 | |||||

Core Courses | 13 | |||||

MATH 030. Calculus I | B4 | 3 | ||||

MATH 30P or MATH 30PL may be used instead of MATH 30. | ||||||

MATH 031. Calculus II | B4 | 4 | ||||

MATH 032. Calculus III | B4 | 3 | ||||

MATH 042. Discrete Mathematics | 3 | |||||

Upper Division Core | 18 | |||||

MATH 108. Introduction to Abstract Mathematics and Proofs | 3 | |||||

MATH 128A. Abstract Algebra I | 3 | |||||

MATH 129A. Linear Algebra I | 3 | |||||

MATH 131A. Introduction to Analysis | 3 | |||||

Complete one course from: | ||||||

MATH 112. Vector Calculus | 3 | |||||

MATH 113. Differential Geometry | 3 | |||||

MATH 115. Modern Geometry and Transformations | 3 | |||||

MATH 138. Complex Variables | 3 | |||||

Complete one course from: | ||||||

MATH 128B. Abstract Algebra II | 3 | |||||

MATH 129B. Linear Algebra II | 3 | |||||

MATH 131B. Introduction to Real Variables | 3 | |||||

Upper Division Mathematics Elective | 15 | |||||

Complete five courses (not counted above) from: | ||||||

MATH 104. History of Mathematics | 3 | |||||

MATH 112. Vector Calculus | 3 | |||||

MATH 113. Differential Geometry | 3 | |||||

MATH 115. Modern Geometry and Transformations | 3 | |||||

MATH 126. Theory of Numbers | 3 | |||||

MATH 128B. Abstract Algebra II | 3 | |||||

MATH 129B. Linear Algebra II | 3 | |||||

MATH 131B. Introduction to Real Variables | 3 | |||||

MATH 132. Advanced Calculus | 3 | |||||

MATH 133B. Partial Differential Equations | 3 | |||||

MATH 134. Ord. Diff. Eqns and Dynamical Systems | 3 | |||||

MATH 138. Complex Variables | 3 | |||||

MATH 142. Introduction to Combinatorics | 3 | |||||

MATH 143C. Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing | 3 | |||||

MATH 143M. Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing | 3 | |||||

MATH 146. An Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography | 3 | |||||

MATH 150. Theory of Interest | 3 | |||||

MATH 161A. Applied Probability and Statistics I | 3 | |||||

MATH 161B. Applied Probability and Statistics II | 3 | |||||

MATH 162. Statistics for Bioinformatics | 3 | |||||

MATH 163. Probability Theory | 3 | |||||

MATH 164. Mathematical Statistics | 3 | |||||

MATH 177. Linear and Non-Linear Optimization | 3 | |||||

MATH 179. Introduction to Graph Theory | 3 | |||||

MATH 180. Individual Studies | 1-4 | |||||

MATH 180H. Individual Studies for Honors | 3 | |||||

MATH 180R. Undergraduate Research in Mathematics | 1-4 | |||||

Requires prior approval | ||||||

MATH 203. Applied Mathematics, Computation, and Statistics Projects | 3 | |||||

Complete one course from: | ||||||

MATH 170. Mathematical Modeling for the Life Sciences | 3 | |||||

MATH 178. Mathematical Modeling | 3 | |||||

University Electives | 12-15 | |||||

Total Units: | 120 | |||||