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2016-2017 Governors State University Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Governors State University Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.A.

The College of Arts and Sciences  undergraduate major in Mathematics provides a balance between theoretical and applied study, with the general objective of providing students with a substantial and broad background in mathematics that affords opportunities to develop skills in logical thinking, problem analysis, problem solving, and computer usage that will enable students to be admitted to graduate school and to work successfully in business, industry, and government where mathematical skills are needed.


Faculty Members for the Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

Degree Requirements

Students must meet all Bachelor’s Degree Requirements .  For a listing of recommended coursework, please see GSU transfer guides. 

In addition, only grades of “C” or better will be accepted for transfer for the following courses normally taken at the lower-division level: three hours of college algebra and trigonometry (as prerequisites), Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III, discrete mathematics, geometry, linear algebra, and modern algebra.

General Education (37 - 41 Hours)

The following courses must be taken to meet major and general education requirements:

Required Courses: (45 hours)

Selective Hours (6)

Select 6 hours (2 courses) from the following upper-division mathematics and statistics courses:

Elective (25-30 Hours)

May include credit-hours needed to meet minor requirements.

Total - 120 Hours