Mathematics Degree
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Required courses
and the number of semester hours for a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Mathematics are listed below. Click on a course number to read the course
description.

B.A. 
B.S. 
Developing A Christian Mind




DCM 2301



English




ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301, and/or 2302



Fine Arts




FINE 1306



Foreign Language




*Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are
met



Foundations for Excellence




FOUN 1101 is required of all first year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count towards these 15 credit hours).



History




HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302



Kinesiology




KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 11021122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived



Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)




One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 semester hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from two or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics



Religion




RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional semester hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment



Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)




POLS 2301 required for all students. An additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology



Total General Studies 
4560 
4854 



Math Major




[eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].
MATH 1405Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
MATH 1406Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
MATH 2309Introduction to Linear Algebra
MATH 2407Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
MATH 3301Elementary Foundations of Mathematics
MATH 4301Linear Algebra
MATH 4302Abstract Algebra I (SL)
MATH 4303Analysis I (SL)
plus an additional 9 semester hours of mathematics courses from MATH 3302, 3305, 3307, 3308, 4306, and 4307.
Substitutions for the required courses may be approved by the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. In addition, it is highly recommended that every mathematics major take at least two semester hours of computer science and two semesters of physics.

Electives




Sufficient to complete 120credithour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upperlevel semester hours.



TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

120 
120 
Minor in Mathematics
The
minor program in mathematics is available and serves
to enhance the mathematical foundations of any major
as well as forms the basis of a second teaching field
in mathematics for secondary certification (Option II).
The mathematics minor requires the completion of 21
hours of mathematics which include the following courses:
MATH
1405, MATH
1406, MATH
2309, MATH
2407, MATH
3301 or MATH
3302, and MATH
3308.
(SL) = Course(s) with fieldbased servicelearning component.
Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University
DBU requires a minimum cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0 (comprised of transfer and DBU hours).
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