# Mathematics (BA)

Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Computer Science**HEGIS Number:** 1701

- Info
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- Course Descriptions
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**Mathematics B.A./B.S.***

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 B.A./B.S. | ||
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## Required Prerequisites | 5 | |

MATH119 | Computer Algebra System | 1 |

MATH121 | Analytic Geometry and Calculus I | 4 |

or | ||

MATH184 | Analytic Geometry and Calculus I | 4 |

MATH 121 and MATH 184 satisfy the General Education Requirement. | ||

## Major Discipline Requirements | 33 | |

MATH122 | Analytic Geometry and Calculus II | 4 |

MATH221 | Analytic Geometry and Calculus III | 4 |

MATH333 | Linear Algebra | 4 |

MATH336 | Modern Algebra | 4 |

## One course from the following: | ||

MATH481 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH482 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH483 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH484 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH485 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH486 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH487 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH488 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH489 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

## An additional 4 credits of Mathematics or CS electives** | 4 | |

**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 | |

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 | ||

MATH210 | Probability and Statistics I | 4 |

MATH211 | Probability and Statistics II | 4 |

MATH313 | Operations Research | 3 |

One course from the following: | ||

MATH481 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH482 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH483 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH484 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH485 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH486 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH487 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH488 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH489 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

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 | ||

MATH210 | Probability and Statistics I | 4 |

MATH211 | Probability and Statistics II | 4 |

MATH223 | Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems | 3 |

One course from the following: | ||

MATH481 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH482 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH483 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH484 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH485 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH486 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH487 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH488 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH489 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

## C. Computing Area | ||

MATH225 | Discrete Mathematical Structures | 4 |

CS291 | Computer Science II | 4 |

CS341 | Algorithms and Data Structures II | 4 |

## D. General Area | ||

MATH223 | Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems | 3 |

MATH225 | Discrete Mathematical Structures | 4 |

MATH311 | Mathematics Methods for Physical Science | 4 |

or | ||

MATH423 | Advanced Calculus I | 4 |

One course from the following: | ||

MATH481 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH482 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH483 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH484 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH485 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH486 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH487 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH488 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

MATH489 | Seminar in Contemporary Mathematics | 1 |

## E. Mathematics Education Area: | ||

MATH210 | Probability and Statistics I | 4 |

MATH225 | Discrete Mathematical Structures | 4 |

MATH479 | History and Philosophy of Mathematics | 1 |

Choose one of the following: | ||

MATH243 | Combinatorial and Discrete Geometry | 3 |

MATH244 | Geometric Structures | 3 |

*Note: Mathematics BA requires 90 Liberal Arts Credits and the Mathematics BS requires 60 Liberal Arts Credit to graduate.