Mathematical Sciences, Double Major or Dual Degree, Concentration III,
BS Requirements:

  • All students are encouraged to see an advisor after completion of 24 credits. 
  • Mathematical Sciences, Double Major or Dual Degree, Concentration III, BS degree requires a minimum of 128 credit hours depending upon the second major or dual degree chosen.
  • 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

Charger Foundation Requirements
*Please see Area V for CoS requirements that can also be used to fulfill Charger Foundations Requirements.

Area I: Freshman Composition3-6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING I W/STUDIO
COLLEGE WRITING II
ACCELERATED COLLEGE WRITING
HONORS ENGLISH SEMINAR
Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts*12
Fine Arts3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature3-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL I
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities and Fine Arts3-6
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:RUSSIAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:GERMAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG: JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTERM FORGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Area III: Mathematics and Sciences11-12
Mathematics3-4
NATURE OF MATHEMATICS
ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA & TRIG
MATH PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS
CALCULUS A
Natural Sciences (Lab)8
SURVEY OF ASTRONOMY
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
GENERAL, ORGANIC, BIOCHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
WEATHER, CLIMATE & GLOBAL CHNG
CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
Area IV: History and Social and Behavioral Sciences*12
History3-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences6-9
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO TO CRIMINOLOGY
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

* Take either 1 EH (Area II) + 2 HY (Area IV) <OR> 2 EH (Area II) + 1 HY (Area IV). Take no more than six hours in a single discipline in Area II or Area IV.

Area V: Pre-Professional Requirements 

Courses in this area may also fulfill Charger Foundations requirements
Communications3
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
Physics sequence8
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
Additional Lab Science (may be fulfilled by second science major): choose one4
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
and ASTRONOMY LABORATORY
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
and LABORATORY
WEATHER, CLIMATE & GLOBAL CHNG
and LABORATORY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
and LABORATORY
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
Computer Science6
INTRO TO C PROGRAMMING
INTRO TO CS USING PYTHON
COMPUTER SCIENCE I
Technical Writing3
TECHNICAL WRITING

Major Requirements 

Mathematics Core17
CALCULUS A
CALCULUS B
CALCULUS C
INTRO TO LINEAR ALGEBRA
FOUNDATIONS OF MATH
INTRO TO PROBABILITY & STATIST
Mathematics Double Major in Science or Dual Degree in Engineering Concentration III Requirements18
APPL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Choose one analysis course:
INTRO NUMERICAL METHODS
INTRO TO REAL ANALYSIS 5
INTRO TO COMPLEX ANALYSIS
INTRO FOURIER ANALYSIS
Choose one algebra course:
ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES W/APPLIC 5
COMBINATORIAL ENUMERATION
APPLIED LINEAR ALGEBRA
MA 300+ level or higher course
MA 300+ level or higher course
MA 300+ level or higher course
Second Major or Degree Requirements 
May be used to fulfill Charger Foundations or Pre Professional requirements - minimum of 36 credits 36+

Elective Requirements

Elective Courses0-2
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 credits of 100 level HPE courses can count toward degree requirements.

Overall Requirements 

All College of Science degrees must have at least 128 credits.
At least 39 of the 128 credits must be at the 300+ level. These may be taken in any area including electives.
 
Sample four year plan for Mathematical Sciences, Double major with Computer Science, Curriculum III, BS degree:

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

Year 1
FallSemester Hours
FYE 101SCHARGER SUCCESS - SCIENCE 1
MA 171CALCULUS A 4
CS 102INTRO TO C PROGRAMMING 3
  or CS 104  or INTRO TO CS USING PYTHON 
EH 101COLLEGE WRITING I 3
Social and Behavioral science  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
Fine art  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 17
Spring
MA 172CALCULUS B 4
CS 121COMPUTER SCIENCE I 3
PH 111
PH 114
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
4
EH 102COLLEGE WRITING II 3
Social and Behavioral science  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 17
Year 2
Fall
MA 201CALCULUS C 4
CS 221COMP SCI II: DATA STRUCTURES 3
CS 214INTRO DISCRETE STRUCTURE 3
PH 112
PH 115
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
4
Literature  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 17
Spring
MA 238APPL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3
MA 244INTRO TO LINEAR ALGEBRA 3
CS 105COMP SCI SEM:ETH/PROFESS 1
CS 309
309L
COMPUTER ORG & SWTCHNG THRY
and LABORATORY
3
CS 321INTRO OBJECT-ORIENTED PROG JAV 3
Lab Science  4
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 17
Year 3
Fall
MA 330FOUNDATIONS OF MATH 3
MA 385INTRO TO PROBABILITY STATIST 3
CS 317INTRO DESIGN/ANALYSIS OF ALG 3
CS 300+ level or higher course  3
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication 3
Humanities, 2nd Fine Art or 2nd Literature  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 18
Spring
MA 442ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURES W/APPLIC 3
  or MA 450  or COMBINATORIAL ENUMERATION 
  or MA 458  or APPLIED LINEAR ALGEBRA 
MA 300+ level or higher course  3
CS 413
413L
INTRO DIGITAL COMP ARCHITECTUR
and LABORATORY
3
CS 300+ level or higher course  3
History  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Year 4
Fall
MA 415INTRO NUMERICAL METHODS 3
  or MA 452  or INTRO TO REAL ANALYSIS 
  or MA 453  or INTRO TO COMPLEX ANALYSIS 
  or MA 460  or INTRO FOURIER ANALYSIS 
MA 300+ level or higher course  3
CS 300+ level or higher course  3
CS 424PRINCIPLES PROGRAMMING LANG 3
EH 301TECHNICAL WRITING 3
2nd History or 3rd Social and Behavioral science  3
See Requirements tab for approved list.
  
 Term Semester Hours: 18
Spring
CS 490INTRO TO OPERATING SYSTEMS 3
CS 499SR PROJ:TEAM SOFTWARE DESIGN 3
MA 300+ level or higher course  3
CS 400+ level or higher course  3
CS 400+ level or higher course  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
 Total Semester Hours: 134