Frequently Asked Questions: Mathematics

Laboratory sciences, English composition, general education electives, and four semesters of foreign language. Later in the curriculum, you will also be required to take:

  • additional Mathematics courses
  • additional laboratory science courses
  • additional general education electives

Typical Freshman Year Coursework

Semester one:

MA 161M, Calculus I and Analytical Geometry, 5 credit hours

ENGL 106, English Composition, 4 credit hours

Lab Science, 3-4 credit hours

Foreign Language, 3-4 credit hours

Total: 15 to 17 credit hours

Semester two:

MA 162M, Calculus II and Analytical Geometry, 5 credit hours

Foreign Language, 3-4 credit hours

Lab Science, 3-4 credit hours

General Education course, 3 credit hours

Total: 14 to 16 credit hours

* Students must earn a minimum of 124 credit hours to graduate, which is an average of 15.5 credit hours / per semester.

 

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