Mathematics (BS)

Arts and Sciences
General Education Requirements
HEGIS Number: 1701

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Students majoring in mathematics may develop breadth and depth in theoretical and applied areas of mathematics, including computer mathematics. They may prepare for careers in teaching, industry, or government. After graduation from York College, the mathematics major may pursue graduate studies toward an advanced degree as a full-time student, or as a part-time student while working in his or her chosen career.

Mathematics BS

 

Required Prerequisites (5 Credits)

MATH119Computer Algebra System 
MATH121Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 
or 
MATH184Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 
MATH 121 & 184 satisfy the General Education Requirement 

Major Discipline Requirements

33 
MATH122Analytic Geometry & Calculus II 
MATH221Analytic Geometry & Calculus III 
MATH333Linear Algebra 
MATH336Modern Algebra 
One Course One Course From: 
MATH481Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH482Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH483Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH484Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH485Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH486Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH487Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH488Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH489Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
Any Additional 4 credits of Mathematics or CS Electives
**Mathematics electives are Math or CS courses numbered 200 and above. The following courses cannot be credited toward fulfillment of the mathematics major requirements: Math 101, 102, 111, 115, 120, 141, 150, 190, 271, 272, 302, 303; CS 193, 194 

Mathematics Electives ( 12 Credits) All mathematics majors must complete at least three additional advanced mathematics or CS courses, to make a total of at least 36 credits, in one of the required areas of specialty:

 

A. Actuarial Mathematics & Operations Research Area:

 
MATH210Probability & Statistics I 
MATH211Probability & Statistics II 
MATH313Operations Research 
One Course From 
MATH481Seminar in Contemptorary Mathematics 
MATH482Seminar in Contemptorary Mathematics 
MATH483Seminar in Contemptorary Mathematics 
MATH484Seminar in Contemptorary Mathematics 
MATH485Seminar in Contemptorary Mathematics 
MATH486Seminar in Contemptorary Mathematics 
MATH487Seminar in Contemptorary Mathematics 
MATH488Seminar in Contemptorary Mathematics 
MATH489Seminar in Contemptorary Mathematics 
Also recommended are: CS 172 and Mathematics 243, 321 and 410. The Mathematics Department also suggests, but not required, that Actuarial Mathematics students complete at least two examinations provided by the Society of Actuaries before graduation. 

B. Applied Mathematics Area

 
MATH210Probability & Statistics I 
MATH211Probability & Statistics II 
MATH223Differential Equations & Dynamical Systems 
One Course from: 
MATH481Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH482Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH483Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH484Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH485Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH486Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH487Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH488Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH489Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 

C. Computing Area:

 
MATH225Discrete mathematical Structures 
CS291Computer Science II 
CS341Algorithms & Data Structures 

D. General Area

 
MATH223Differential Equations & Dynamical Systems 
MATH225Discrete Mathematical Structures 
MATH311Mathematics Methods for Physical Science 
or 
MATH432Advanced Calculus 
One Course From 
MATH481Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH482Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH483Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH484Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH485Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH486Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH487Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH488Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 
MATH489Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics 

E. Mathematics Education Area:

 
MATH210Probability & Statistics I 
MATH225Discrete Mathematical Structures 
MATH479History & Philosophy of Mathematics 
One Course From the Following: 
MATH243Combinatorial & Discrete Geometry 
MATH244Geometric Structures