Mar 01, 2021
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These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.
- This is an on-campus program.
Declaring This Major
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To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the three areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.
- Students must complete a minimum of 54 credit hours, including a minimum of 42 MATH credit hours and a minimum of 9 credit hours in ancillary coursework.
- Students must complete at least 30 upper-division (3000-level and above) credit hours in the major.
- Students must earn a minimum grade of C- (1.7) in all major courses taken at CU Denver and must achieve a minimum cumulative major GPA of 2.25. All graded attempts in required and elective courses are calculated in the major GPA. Students cannot complete major or ancillary course requirements as pass/fail.
- Students must complete a minimum of 15 upper-division level MATH credit hours with CU Denver faculty.
Program Restrictions, Allowances and Recommendations
- Students must complete at least 15 of their upper-division level MATH credits with CU Denver faculty.
- Students may not use any of the following MATH courses to count toward major requirements: MATH 3195, MATH 3511, MATH 3800, MATH 3999, and MATH 4830.
Take one of the following programming options:
- MATH 1376 - Programming for Data Science or
- CSCI 1410 - Fundamentals of Computing and
- CSCI 1411 - Fundamentals of Computing Laboratory
Take all of the following Mathematics courses:
- MATH 1401 - Calculus I
- MATH 2411 - Calculus II
- MATH 2421 - Calculus III
- MATH 3000 - Introduction to Abstract Mathematics
- MATH 3191 - Applied Linear Algebra
- MATH 3200 - Elementary Differential Equations
- MATH 3382 - Statistical Theory
- MATH 4310 - Introduction to Real Analysis I
- MATH 4650 - Numerical Analysis I
- MATH 4733 - Partial Differential Equations
- MATH 4779 - Math Clinic
Take two approved MATH electives (at least six semester hours) above the 3000 level, excluding 3195, 3511, 3800, 3999, and 4830.
Take three additional courses (typically 3 courses), countable towards a major in one of the following subjects, at any level: Business, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Geography and Environmental Science, Health and Behavioral Science, Physics or Sociology. Other areas allowable on a case-by-case basis.