Mathematical Sciences, Concentration I, BS Requirements:
  • Mathematical Sciences, Concentration I, BS degree requires 128 credit hours.
  • 39 of 128 credit hours must be taken at 300 level or higher (39 credits includes courses taken at the 300+ level in major, minor (if chosen), Pre professional area and electives).
  • 12 credit hours of 300 level and above must be taken in the major--or 6 credit hours in the major and 6 credit hours in the minor (if chosen).
  • 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be taken at UAH, with an overall 25% of coursework taken at UAH.
  • Unless otherwise noted a C- or better is required for all College of Science prerequisite courses.
  • No more than 64 credit hours from a two-year college can be applied toward a UAH degree. 
  • For graduation application instructions, see here.
Degree Requirements
Freshmen Composition6
FRESHMAN COMPOSITION
FRESHMAN COMPOSITION
Humanities and Fine Arts12
Fine Arts: Choose one3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature: Choose one3
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
MYTHOLOGY
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
Speech3
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
Humanities, 2nd Fine art or 2nd Literature: Choose one 13
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
Any WLC course 100 or 200 level 4
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
2nd Literature 1
2nd Fine Art
Mathematics and Science12
Mathematics 24
CALCULUS A
Natural Science sequence8
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
History and Social Behavioral Sciences12
History: Choose one 13
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Choose two6
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
SOCIOLOGICAL PERSP TECH & SCI
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
2nd History or 3rd Social and Behavioral Science: Choose one 33
2nd History 1
3rd Social and Behavioral Science 3
Pre Professional13
Computer Science6
INTRO TO C PROGRAMMING
COMPUTER SCIENCE I
Technical Writing3
TECHNICAL WRITING
Addtional Lab Science4
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
and ASTRONOMY LABORATORY
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
ENVIR EARTH SCI FND & APPLICA
and LABORATORY
CLIMATE AND GLOBAL CHANGE
and CLIMATE & GLOBAL CHG LAB
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
and LABORATORY
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
Mathematics Core17
CALCULUS B
CALCULUS C
INTRO TO LINEAR ALGEBRA
FOUNDATIONS OF MATH
INTRO TO PROBABILITY & STATIST
Mathematics Concentration I Requirements21
APPL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES W/APPLIC
INTRO TO REAL ANALYSIS
INTRO TO MATH MODELING
MA 300+ level or higher course
MA 300+ level or higher course
MA 300+ level or higher course
Elective Courses35
Elective courses. 12 credits of the 35 elective credits must be taken at the 300+ level or higher.
Additional Elective courses 100+ level to reach 128 credit hours. Electives can be taken from any department and do not have to be taken in your major or minor. No more than 4 credit hours of 100 level HPE courses can count toward degree requirements.
Total Semester Hours128
1
Students must take one literature and one history course. Students must also take either a second literature or history course to complete a sequence. (EH 207 + EH 208, EH 209 + EH 210, EH 242 + EH 208, EH 242 + EH 210, HY 103 + HY 104, or HY 221 + HY 222)
2

Based on Math placement, prerequisite MA 112 and/or MA 113 Mathematics courses may be required.

3

No more than 6 credit hours can be taken in a single discipline.

4

 For choices see the World Languages and Cultures department.

Sample four year plan for Mathematical Sciences, BS degree:

Note: This is only an example and variations are possible.

Year 1
FallSemester Hours
EH 101FRESHMAN COMPOSITION 3
MA 171CALCULUS A 4
CS 102INTRO TO C PROGRAMMING 3
Additional Lab Science  4
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
FYE 101CHARGER SUCCESS 1
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
EH 102FRESHMAN COMPOSITION 3
MA 172CALCULUS B 4
CS 121COMPUTER SCIENCE I 3
PH 111
PH 114
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
4
Fine art  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 17
Year 2
Fall
MA 201CALCULUS C 4
PH 112
PH 115
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
4
Literature  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
Social and Behavioral science  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
Elective  2
Electives can be taken from any department and do not have to be taken in your major or minor. No more than 4 credit hours of 100 level HPE courses can count toward degree requirements.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
MA 238APPL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3
MA 244INTRO TO LINEAR ALGEBRA 3
Humanities, 2nd Fine art or 2nd Literature  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
Social and Behavioral science  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
Elective  3
Elective  1
Electives can be taken from any department and do not have to be taken in your major or minor. No more than 4 credit hours of 100 level HPE courses can count toward degree requirements.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 3
Fall
MA 330FOUNDATIONS OF MATH 3
MA 385INTRO TO PROBABILITY STATIST 3
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication 3
History  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
Elective  3
Elective  1
Electives can be taken from any department and do not have to be taken in your major or minor. No more than 4 credit hours of 100 level HPE courses can count toward degree requirements.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
MA 442ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES W/APPLIC 3
MA 300+ level or higher course  3
History  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
Elective 300+ level or higher course  3
Elective  3
Elective  1
Electives can be taken from any department and do not have to be taken in your major or minor. No more than 4 credit hours of 100 level HPE courses can count toward degree requirements.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 4
Fall
MA 452INTRO TO REAL ANALYSIS 3
EH 301TECHNICAL WRITING 3
MA 300+ level or higher course  3
Elective 300+ level or higher course  3
Elective  3
Elective  1
Electives can be taken from any department and do not have to be taken in your major or minor. No more than 4 credit hours of 100 level HPE courses can count toward degree requirements.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
MA 300+ level or higher course  3
Elective 300+ level or higher course  3
Elective 300+ level or higher course  3
Elective  3
Elective  3
Elective  1
Electives can be taken from any department and do not have to be taken in your major or minor. No more than 4 credit hours of 100 level HPE courses can count toward degree requirements.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 16
 Total Semester Hours: 128