Requirements for the B.A. in Mathematics

Requirements for the B.A. in Mathematics

For students who entered KU Fall 2015 or later.

A total of 120 hours is required to graduate with a B.A. in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The requirements for all students earning a B.A. in the College include the KU Core Curriculum, a laboratory or field experience, and proficiency in a language other than English. See: College B.A. Requirements.

Mathematics Courses (30 credits)

  1. Calculus: through MATH 127, or 147 (12 credits)
  2. Linear Algebra: MATH 290 and 590, or 790 (5 credits)
  3. Analysis: MATH 500 or 765 (3 credits)
  4. One Sequence from List AB (6 credits)
  5. One or more electives, as needed, to bring up to 15 the total credit hours in mathematics courses numbered 300 and above (excluding Math 365 and Math 409)

List AB

Sequences for Mathematics Courses Requirement #4:

  • MATH 500 - 646 Intermediate Analysis and Complex Variables and Applications
  • MATH 526 - 605 Applied Mathematical Statistics and Applied Regression Analysis
  • MATH 526 - 611 Applied Mathematical Statistics and Fourier Analysis of Time Series
  • MATH 540 - 558 Elementary Number Theory and Introductory Modern Algebra
  • MATH 558 - 601 Introductory Modern Algebra and Algebraic Coding Theory
  • MATH 581 - 591 Numerical Methods and Applied Numerical Linear Algebra
  • MATH 590 - 790 Linear Algebra I and II
  • MATH 627 - 628 Probability and Mathematical Theory of Statistics
  • MATH 646 - 647 Complex Variables and Applications and Applied Partial Differential Equations
  • MATH 647 - 648 Applied Partial Differential Equations and Calculus of Variations and Integral Equations
  • MATH 660 - 661 Geometry I and II
  • MATH 724 - 725 Combinatorial Mathematics and Graph Theory
  • MATH 765 - 766 Mathematical Analysis I and II
  • MATH 781 - 782 Numerical Analysis I and II
  • MATH 790 - 791 Linear Algebra II and Modern Algebra I

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