Mathematics is one of the oldest and most basic fields of study. Mathematicians create new theories and techniques and apply these to the solution of problems that arise in a wide variety of disciplines, including business, science and engineering.

The UNI Math Department offers three different Bachelor of Arts degrees in Mathematics: Mathematics (General Use), Statistics/Actuarial Science, and Teaching.

There are also four different Mathematics Minors available to UNI students, each with a different emphasis: General, Teaching, Teaching K-8, and Statistics/Actuarial Science.

**Mathematics Major - Liberal Arts**

The Mathematics Major provides excellent preparation for graduate school in mathematics and other related areas such as physics, engineering, statistics, and economics. It may also be an appropriate major for students who are interested in careers in industry concentration on analytical and problem solving skills. the goal of the major program is to introduce some of the central ideas in various areas of mathematics and to develop problem-solving ability by helping students combine creative thinking with rigorous reasoning.

Please look at the UNI Math Department Course Rotations when scheduling your classes. ** **

**Required**:**Common Core** - 15 hours

MATH 1420 - Calculus *(has prerequisite of a satisfactory score on a mathematics exam, or subsequent remediation)*

MATH 1421 - Calculus II

MATH 2422 - Calculus III

MATH 2500 - Linear Algebra for Applications

**Mathematics Core** - 16 hours

MATH 2900 - Discrete and Argumentative Mathematics (Falls)

MATH 4420 - Advanced Calculus I

MATH 4421 - Advanced Calculus II

MATH 4500 - Modern Algebra I

MATH 4501 - Modern Algebra II

MATH 4900 - Senior Mathematics Seminar

**Probability/Statistics - **3-6 hours

Select one of the following: (MATH/STAT 3751 will not satisfy this requirement if credit has been earned for STAT 1772.)

**OR**

**AND**

**OR**

**AND**

**Electives**- 6 hours

**Other junior/senior level mathematics courses not listed below may be substituted with approval of advisor and Department Head**.

**Total Hours 40-43**

**Mathematics Major - Statistics/Actuarial Science**

Please look at the UNI Math Department Course Rotations when scheduling your classes.

**Required****Mathematics:****Common Core **- 15 hoursMATH 1420 - Calculus I

*(has prerequisite of a satisfactory score on a mathematics placement exam, or subsequent remediation)*

MATH 1421 - Calculus II

MATH 2422 - Calculus III

MATH 2500 - Linear Algebra for Applications

**Statistics/Actuarial Science Core **- 9 hours

STAT 1772 - Introduction to Statistical Methods **OR**

STAT 1774 - Introductory Statistics for Life Sciences

STAT 3752 - Introduction to Probability

STAT 3775 - Introduction to Mathematical Statistics

**Computer Science **- 3-4 hoursSelect one of the following:

CS 1130 - Visual Basic Programming

CS 1160 - C/C++ Programming

CS 1510 - Introduction to Computing

**Seminar/Research** - 1-3 hours

MATH 4900 - Senior Mathematics Seminar** OR**

MATH 4990 - Undergraduate Research in Mathematics

**Select and complete ONE of the following Emphasis Core:****Statistics Emphasis Core**

Select THREE from the following:

STAT 3771 - Applied Statistical Methods for Research

STAT 3776 - Regression Analysis

STAT 4773 - Design and Analysis of Experiments

STAT 4779 - Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis

**Actuarial Science Emphasis Core** Select THREE from the following:

ACT SCI 3780 - Mathematics of Finance

ACT SCI 4735 - Actuarial Mathematics

ACT SCI 4739 - Topics in Actuarial Science

ACT SCI 4785 - Introduction to Financial Engineering

ACT SCI 4788 - Loss Models

**Electives **- 6 hours

Select TWO from the following:

STAT 3771 - Applied Statistical Methods for Research

STAT 3776 - Regression Analysis

STAT 3778 - Spatial Data Analysis

STAT 4772 - Statistical Computing I

STAT 4773 - Design and Analysis of Experiments

STAT 4777 - Statistical Quality Assurance Methods

STAT 4779 - Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis

STAT 4782 - Statistical Computing II

ACT SCI 3731 - Actuarial Examination Preparation

ACT SCI 4735 - Actuarial Mathematics

ACT SCI 4739 - Topics in Actuarial Science

ACT SCI 4785 - Introduction to Financial Engineering

ACT SCI 4788 - Loss Models

MATH 3440 - Numerical Analysis

MATH 3780 - Mathematics of Finance**Total Hours 43-46**

**Mathematics Major - Teaching (Math Education) **

The undergraduate Mathematics Teaching Major has the intent of preparing secondary mathematics teachers. Our program is aligned with state licensure requirements, the CBMS recommendations. Graduates of this program are robustly prepared to begin their teaching careers in secondary schools.

Please look at the UNI Math Department Course Rotations when scheduling your classes.

**Required Mathematics:**

**Common Core**- 15 hours

MATH 1420 - Calculus I

*(has prerequisite of satisfactory score on mathematics placement exam or subsequent remediation)*

MATH 1421 - Calculus II

MATH 2422 - Calculus III

MATH 2500 - Linear Algebra for Applications

**Teaching Core**- 25 hours

MATH 1310 - Technology and Programming for Secondary Mathematics Teachers

MATH 2303 - Introduction to Teaching Secondary Mathematics

MATH 2900 - Discrete and Argumentative Mathematics (Falls)

MATH 3302 - Field Experience in Teaching Secondary Mathematics

MATH 3304 - The Teaching of Secondary Mathematics

MATH 3305 - Connections: University Mathematics and the Secondary Curriculum (Spring)

**OR**

MATH 3640 - History of Mathematics: To the Calculus (Fall)

MATH 3313 - Topics in Secondary Mathematics (Fall)

MATH 3600 - Euclidean Geometry

MATH 4500 - Modern Algebra 1

**Probability/Statistics**- 3 or 6 hours

Select ONE of the following. MATH/STAT 3751 will not satisfy this requirement if a student has credit for STAT 1772.

MATH 3751 - Probability and Statistics ( falls and even springs)

**OR**

STAT 1772 - Introduction to Statistical Methods

**AND**

MATH 3752 - Introduction to Probability

**OR**

STAT 1772 - Introduction to Statistical Methods

**AND**

STAT 3771 - Applied Statistical Methods for Research

**Select TWO of the following:**

MATH 3530 - Combinatorics

MATH 3610 - Modern Geometries (even springs)

MATH 4420 - Advanced Calculus I

MATH 4501 - Modern Algebra II

MATH 4510 - Elementary Number Theory

MATH 4615 - Geometric Transformations

**Computer Science**- 3-4 Hours

**Select ONE of the following:**

CS 1120 - Media Computation

CS 1130 - Visual BASIC Programming

CS 1140 - Programming Environments for Secondary Education

CS 1160 - C++ Programming

CS 1510 - Introduction to Computing

**Notes**: For departmental approval to student teach, a student in the program must satisfy the university requirements to student teach and the following specific departmental requirements:

1. Must earn a C- or higher in MATH 1420, MATH 1421, MATH 2500, MATH 2900, MATH 3302, MATH 3600, MATH 4500, and courses taken

to satisfy the Probability and Statistics and Computer Science requirements.

2. Must earn a grade of C or higher in: MATH 2303 and MATH 3304.

3. Must complete all of the courses in the major with a major grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

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