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Mathematics BA - General Curriculum - Applying to the Program

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

Becoming a Mathematics BA - General Curriculum Student

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), strength of the high school academic record and SAT or ACT scores, if applicable. UB supports SUNY’s decision to temporarily suspend SAT and ACT requirements for admissions. This temporary change of admissions eligibility requirements applies to the spring 2021, fall 2021, spring 2022, fall 2022, spring 2023, fall 2023 and spring 2024 cycles. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered.

The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Freshman Admission to the Program

All entering first-year students with an interest in Mathematics majors will be listed as "approved" majors.

Transfer Admission to the Program

All entering transfer students with an interest in Mathematics majors will be listed as "approved" majors.

Current UB Students Applying to the Program

Admission requires approval from the Mathematics Department. Current UB students with a GPA of at least 2.500 in any Calculus courses taken, will receive Mathematics Department approval upon request. Continuation in the major will be contingent on completing MTH 141, MTH 142, MTH 241 (or Honors equivalent or transfer-equivalent courses), with a 2.500 GPA or higher. Students with a Calculus GPA below 2.500 may be eligible for provisional admission. Students are advised to contact Mathematics Department at 716-645-8785 or math-undergrad@buffalo.edu to make an advising appointment.

Suggested Introductory Courses

MTH 153-MTH 154 Honors Calculus 1-2, or MTH 141-MTH 142 College Calculus 1-2

 
Published: Nov 28, 2022 13:03:50