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Degrees

Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics

Major Requirements

Credit Hours: 36 Specific Requirements in Mathematics: 24 

  • MATH 2004 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 
  • MATH 2104 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 
  • MATH 2203 Multivariable Calculus 
  • MATH 2403 Foundations of Mathematics 
  • MATH 3003 Linear Algebra 
  • MATH 3103 Algebraic Structures I 
  • MATH 3603 Real Analysis 
  • MATH 4991 Capstone

Electives in Mathematics: 12 

  • MATH 3203 Probability and Statistics I 
  • MATH 3303 Ordinary Differential Equations 
  • MATH 3403 Numerical Methods 
  • MATH 3703 Advanced Geometry 
  • MATH 4103 Algebraic Structures II 
  • MATH 4203 Probability and Statistics II 
  • MATH 4303 Partial Differential Equations 
  • MATH 4403 Topology 
  • MATH 4503 Quantum Mechanics 
  • MATH 4703 Complex Analysis 
  • MATH 4993 Independent Study 
  •  Approved elective in computer science

Specific Requirements in Physics: 10 

  • PHYS 2104 University Physics I 
  • PHYS 2141 University Physics I Lab 
  • PHYS 2204 University Physics II 
  • PHYS 2241 University Physics II Lab
Mathematics/Education Double Major

Specialized Education

Major Requirements

Credit Hours: 38 hrs

Specific Requirements in Mathematics: 20 hrs 

  • MATH 2004 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 
  • MATH 2104 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 
  • MATH 2203 Real Analysis 
  • MATH 3003 Linear Algebra 
  • MATH 3103 Algebraic Structures I 
  • MATH 3603 Advanced Calculus I

Specific Requirements in Physics: 10 hrs 

  • PHYS 2104 University Physics I 
  • PHYS 2141 University Physics I Lab 
  • PHYS 2204 University Physics II 
  •  PHYS 2241 University Physics II Lab

Specific Requirements for Education Majors: 15 hrs (All mathematics education majors must take the five courses listed below.) 

  • MATH 1213 Basic Concepts for the Understanding of Geometry 
  • MATH 3203 Probability and Statistics I 
  • MATH 3403 Numerical Methods 
  • MATH 3503 Discrete Mathematics 
  • MATH 3703 Advanced Geometry 

Competency Requirements for Math Education: 3 hrs 

All mathematics/education double majors must complete the Mathematics Major Exit Exam and the Capstone 

MATH 4993 Capstone in Mathematics

Professional Education Requirements: 25 

  • EDUC 2001 Introduction to Teaching 
  • EDUC 2203 Human Development 
  • EDUC 3113 Psychology and Assessment of Learning 
  • EDUC 4123 The Exceptional Child 
  • EDUC 4739 Student Teaching Secondary 
  • EDUC 4333 Methods of Teaching Mathematics 
  • EDUC 4663 Contemporary Issues and Culture of Education
Minor in Mathematics

A minor in mathematics is useful for pursuing a career in the following areas:

MAJOR CAREER AREAS

Education Teaching
Biology Biostatistics, Ecology, Medicine, Public Health, Epidemiology
Business Finance, Economics
Art Design, Knitwear
Law Patent Law
Sociology Public Policy
Library Science Inventory Strategy
Photography Photogrammetry

Requirements for the Mathematics Minor

Required Credit Hours: 20

MATH 2004 Calculus I 4
MATH 2104 Calculus II 4
Four courses from MATH 2203 and 3000 – 4000 level 12

To obtain more information related to the OCU mathematics program, contact:

Dr. Klaus Rossberg : 208-5222 : krossberg@okcu.edu

Dr. Kourosh Tavakoli : 208-5257 : ktavakoli@okcu.edu