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Mathematics BA - Computing and Applied Mathematics Concentration - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 17.01 MATHEMATICS- GENERAL, CIP: 27.0101 Mathematics, General)

Completing the Mathematics BA - Computing and Applied Mathematics Concentration Program

Academic Advice

Students interested in the mathematics major should contact the Assistant to the Undergraduate Director and make an advising appointment.

Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer students who intend to major in mathematics are urged to consult the director of undergraduate studies before or very early in their first semester at the University at Buffalo to determine equivalency of transferred mathematics courses. Transfer students are required to complete at least four upper-division courses in the Department of Mathematics at the University at Buffalo.

SUNY Seamless Transfer is a SUNY-wide program intended to make transferring to UB and other SUNY Schools simple and efficient for SUNY students. SUNY has defined courses that SUNY students can take before transferring which will apply to the major at UB and ensure timely graduation.

Information about the Transfer Path for this major can be found on the SUNY Website.

Students are encouraged to contact their academic advisor or department to discuss how their coursework will apply to their degree.

Residency Requirement

All UB Mathematics majors must complete at least four upper division mathematics courses, above MTH 309, at UB.

Prerequisite Courses

MTH 141 College Calculus I
MTH 142 College Calculus II
MTH 241 College Calculus III

Required Courses

CSE 115 Introduction to Computer Science for Majors I
CSE 116 Introduction to Computer Science for Majors II
CSE 191 Discrete Structures
CSE 241 Digital Systems
CSE 250 Algorithms and Data Structures
MTH 306 Introduction to Differential Equations
MTH 309 Introductory Linear Algebra
MTH 417 and MTH 418 or MTH 431 and MTH 432
MTH 437 Introduction to Numerical Analysis I
MTH 448 Data-Oriented Computing for Mathematics
Two 300/400-level mathematics courses
Two 300/400-level courses in mathematics or computer science

Approved Technical Electives:

Any 300/400-level MTH course except for MTH 495-499 is acceptable. MTH 431-MTH 432 and MTH 419-MTH 420 are designed for students who want intensive preparation in analysis and modern algebra, and are not good choices to just fill out a schedule. MTH 431-MTH 432 may be taken as electives (in addition to MTH 417 or MTH 418) or as requirements (in place of MTH 417 and MTH 418). Any 300 or 400 level CSE courses are also approved.

Departmental Honors Requirements

The honors program in mathematics requires completion of all requirements for a BA degree in Mathematics. Students must maintain a minimum GPA to graduate with distinction, and write an honors thesis under the direction of a faculty member.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Mathematics BA - Computing and Applied Mathematics Concentration degree
Credits Required for Major78
Additional Credits Required for UB CurriculumĀ  32
Additional Credits Required for Electives 10
Total Credits Required for Degree 120

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: May 26, 2020 15:54:38