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Mathematics Major: Pure Mathematics Concentration, B.A.; B.S.

B.A. and B.S. degrees
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The Concentration in Pure Mathematics is designed for mathematics students who plan to either enter graduate school after graduation from CMU or use mathematics as an adjunct skill in their professional life outside academe. This includes students planning to enter professions as wide-ranging as mathematical modeling, accounting and finance, actuary, computer programming, engineering, and a variety of positions within the health and social sciences.

Program Requirements

Core Courses (30 hours)

MTH 132Calculus I

4(4-0)

MTH 133Calculus II

4(4-0)

MTH 223Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory

3(3-0)

MTH 233Calculus III

4(4-0)

MTH 332Introduction to Mathematical Proof

3(3-0)

MTH 334Differential Equations

3(3-0)

MTH 499Capstone Course in Mathematics

3(3-0)

MTH 523Modern Algebra I

3(3-0)

MTH 532Advanced Calculus I

3(3-0)

Required Courses (12 hours)

Pure Mathematics Concentration

Select four of the following:

MTH 436Elements of Complex Variables

3(3-0)

MTH 444Introduction to Differential Geometry

3(3-0)

MTH 521Theory of Numbers

3(3-0)

MTH 525Modern Algebra II

3(3-0)

MTH 533Advanced Calculus II

3(3-0)

MTH 545Introduction to Point-Set Topology

3(3-0)

Total: 42 semester hours