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The Department of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science offers a major and minor in mathematics. Those interested in the study of Mathematics may also look into the following disciplines offered at Baker University’s Baldwin City undergraduate campus:
Major in Mathematics
Candidates for either the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics must complete a program of lower-college mathematics courses, upper-college mathematics courses and supporting coursework.
The following lower-college mathematics courses are required:
In addition, students must successfully complete 15 credit hours from the following list of courses:
Students wishing to enter a graduate program in mathematics should take more than the minimum number of upper-college mathematics courses and are strongly advised to take MA 383 Introduction to Modern Algebra and MA 491 Introduction to Real Analysis.
For the Bachelor of Arts degree, supporting coursework must include four courses selected from physics courses numbered 225 or above, chemistry courses numbered 137 or above, and computer science courses numbered 175 and above.
For the Bachelor of Science degree, there are two options for supporting coursework.
For this option, which fulfills the supporting course requirements for mathematics and a minor in economics, two of the upper-college courses taken in mathematics must include MA 385 Probability and MA 472 Advanced Applied Statistics. Supporting coursework also includes successful completion of the following:
Minor in Mathematics
Students wishing to minor in mathematics must successfully complete:
Two additional courses from the following list, one of which must be number 300 or higher:
This program information has been taken from the current College of Arts and Sciences catalog. This information is subject to change and is updated with each academic year.