Mathematics - B.S.

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Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

General Education Core Curriculum
(Selected with the advice of an academic advisor)

Areas I II III IV V
Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 120 hours
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I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)

ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S 
ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H  
MATH 1113 or MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 or MATH 2300H or MATH 2400 or MATH 2400H or MATH 2410 or MATH 2410H
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II. Sciences (7-8 hours)

At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): PHYS 1211-1211L or PHYS 1311-1311L 
Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): Please consider the Franklin College's Biological Sciences requirement when selecting courses from the Core Curriculum. Some courses approved for the core curriculum do not satisfy the Franklin College requirement. 

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III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

Preferred Course(s): MATH 2250 or MATH 2260 or MATH 2400 or MATH 2400H 

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IV. World Languages and Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)

Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Culture (9 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.
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V. Social Sciences (9 hours)

  • Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1105H.
  • A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

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Area VI
MATH 2260 or MATH 2310H or MATH 2410 or MATH 2410H  
MATH 2270  or MATH 2500 (can be waived by MATH 3510 or MATH 3510H)
MATH 2700 (can be waived by MATH 4700/6700 or MATH 4720/6720

Choose at least two courses from the following:* 
PHYS 1211-1211L or PHYS 1311-1311L 
PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L (or higher, except PHYS 1990)  
CSCI 1301-1301L
CSCI 1302
CSCI 2670
CSCI 2720
STAT 4210 

If after completing the above requirements, the University requirement of 18 hours in Area VI is not satisfied, any other courses may be used to complete the 18 hours in Area VI.   The Mathematics Department suggests courses in a foreign language or courses listed above. 

Note: Mathematics requires individual review of non-equivalent transfer courses before they can be used to satisfy Area VI and Major Requirements. 

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Major Requirements

A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.
Students in the Franklin College must earn a grade of "C" (2.0) or better in major required courses.
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Required Courses (24 hours)
(A minimum grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in any upper-division MATH course.)

Students may choose to complete the General Mathematics Requirements or an Area of Emphasis in Applied Mathematics below.  A course taken as an Area of Emphasis requirement cannot be used to satisfy an elective category.

General Mathematics (24 hours) 

MATH 4000/6000

Choose one of the following:
MATH 4100/6100
MATH 4150/6150
MATH 4250/6250

Six additional three-hour MATH courses at the 3000-level or above, not including MATH 3220, subject to the advisor's approval.  A major program may include no more than two courses among  MATH 4760/6760, MATH(BINF) 4780/6780, MATH 4790, MATH 4850/6850, MATH 4900/6900, MATH 4950 and may include only MATH 5200/7200 and MATH 5210/7210 at the 5000-level.

Area of Emphasis in Applied Mathematics (24 hours)
MATH 3100
MATH 4500/6500

Choose two of the following:
MATH 4600/6600
MATH 4700/6700
MATH 4720/6720

Four additional three-hour MATH courses at the 3000-level or above, not including MATH 3220, subject to the advisor's approval.  A major program may include no more than two courses among MATH 4760/6760, MATH(BINF) 4780/6780, MATH 4790, MATH 4850/6850, MATH 4900/6900, MATH 4950, and may include only MATH 5200/7200 and MATH 5210/7210 at the 5000-level. 
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General Electives (36 hours)
(Refer to College-wide requirements when selecting general electives.)
Upper division (15 hours)
Any level (21 hours)

**For students who are in the dual program of study in both Mathematics B.S. and Mathematics Education B.S.Ed., it is recommended that you review requirements found at http://bulletin.uga.edu/MajorSpecific.aspx?MajorId=190 which shows how courses and requirements in the two majors may overlap.   
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(This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)
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