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Mathematics - 4 Year Plan

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This sample schedule shows one possible path for completing your degree with a Mathematics major in 4 years.  There is great flexibility available for selecting your classes, but be aware of the prerequisites for our math courses, found here. Please talk to your advisor to help guide you along your own path to graduation.

  First Year Fall Semester Hours   First Year Spring Semester Hours
  MATH 19101: Calculus I 4    MATH 1920: Calculus II   4 
  Science/Lab 4   Science/Lab 4
  ENGL 1010: English Composition I 3   ENGL 1020: English Composition II 3
  Social/Behavior Science 3   CSCI 2000: Programming and Data Structures 4
  APSU 1000: Transition to the University 1      
   Total Hours  15   Total Hours 15
  Second Year Fall Semester Hours   Second Year Spring Semester Hours
  MATH 2110: Calculus III 4   MATH 3450: Linear Algebra 3
  MATH 3010: Intro to Math Reasoning 3   MATH 3120: Differential Equations I 3
  ENGL 2030: Traditions in World Lit 3   Humanities/Fine Arts 3
  COMM 1010: Public Speaking 3   Minor Requirement or Elective 3
  Minor Requirement2 or Elective 3   Minor Requirement or Elective 3
  Total Hours 16   Total Hours 15
  Third Year Fall Semester  Hours   Third Year Spring Semester Hours
  MATH 3130: Differential Equations II 3   MATH 3000: Discrete Mathematics3 3
  MATH 4240: Probabilty 3   MATH 4710: Intro to Real Analysis4 (odd yrs) 3
  MATH 4500: Modern Algebra4 (odd yrs)  3    Minor Requirement or Elective 3
  MATH 4110: Number Theory3 3   History  3 
  History 3   Humanities/Fine Arts 3
  Total Hours 15   Total Hours 15
  Fourth Year Fall Semester  Hours   Fourth Year Spring Semester Hours
  MATH 4450: Mathematical Models 3   MATH 4810: Senior Seminar 1
  MATH 4210: Topology3 (even yrs) 3   MATH 4160: Complex Analysis3 (even yrs) 3
  Social/Behavioral Science 3   Minor Requirement or Elective 3
  Minor Requirement or Elective 3   Minor Requirement or Elective 3
  Minor Requirement or Elective 3   Minor Requirement or Elective 3
        Minor Requirement or Elective 3
  Total Hours 15    Total Hours 16
        Total Credit Hours for Degree 122

 

Note: If your third year is an even year, swap the third and fourth year classes that are marked as (odd yrs) and (even yrs).

Students taking MATH 1730 before 1910 can take 1730 in First Year Fall, 1910 in First Year Spring, and 1920 in the Summer Semester.

Suggested minors: Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering Technology, Decision Sciences, Accounting, Economics, and Finance.

3 These courses are not specifially required as Major Guided Electives, but are recommended.

MATH 4500 and MATH 4710 must be taken as Major Guided Electives for the Pure Mathematics track.  MATH 4460, MATH 4670, and STAT 4250 must instead be taken for the Applied Mathematics track.