# Degree Requirements

Mathematics (B.S.) ♦ Mathematics/Teaching (B.S.) ♦ Statistics (B.S.) ♦ Minors ♦ Concentration ♦ Master of Arts (*Teaching*) ♦ Master of Science ♦ Curriculum Planners

## **Mathematics (B.S.)**

**UNIVERSITY GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 40 hours**

**General Education Requirements: 36 hours**

Refer to the University Catalog for details on the General Education requirements.**ASO 100: Student Success Seminar 1 hour****Wellness 3 hours****Writing Intensive Course**(*Hours incorporated into Major/Supporting/Gen. Ed./Free Elective Category*)**ACCT**- Mathematics majors with any of the following: a 349 Co-op experience in any subject area, a program-approved service-learning course, a program-approved undergraduate scholarly or creative activity, HON 420 with a program approved thesis topic, a program-approved leadership experience, or a program-approved study abroad experience.*(Credit hours are incorporated into program requirements below.)*

**MAJOR REQUIREMENTS**

**CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS 37-40 Hours**

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
**OR**MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4) - MAT 214: Linear Algebra and Matrices (3)
- MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
**OR**MAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4) - MAT 225: Calculus III (4)
**OR**MAT 225H: Honors Calculus III (4) - MAT 301: Logic and Set Theory (3)
- MAT 308: Modern Algebra I (3)
- MAT 315: Introduction to Analysis (3)
- MAT 408: Modern Algebra II (3)
**OR**MAT 415: Analysis (3) - MAT 498: Mathematics Capstone (1)

**PLUS ONE (1) COURSE** chosen from:

- MAT 408: Modern Algebra II (3)
- MAT 415: Analysis (3)
**OR**any course numbered 505 or above (*507 only with departmental approval*)

**PLUS NINE (9) HOURS** chosen from:

- CSC 300: Introduction to Numerical Methods (3)
- CSC 320: Introduction to Alogorithms (3)
- any MAT course numbered 300 or above (
*except for 303, 349, 475, 501, 502*),**OR**any STA course numbered 300 or above (*except for 349, 500, 503*).*No more than***SIX (6) HOURS**of STA courses may be used to fulfill this requirement.

* *A prepatory course in mathematics (MAT 109) may be required before admission to calculus. THREE (3) credit hours from MAT 124 may count as a Gen. Ed. Element 2 course if the student does not take a lower level Gen. Ed. math.*

*Only courses completed with a grade of at least “C-” will count toward the major requirements. At least five upper division courses which satisfy the major requirements must be completed at EKU.*

**SUPPORTING COURSE REQUIRMENTS 6 Hours**

- CSC 160: Introduction to Programming (3), CSC 177: Introduction to Visual Basic (3)
**OR**CSC 190: Object-Oriented Programming I (3) - STA 270: Applied Statistics (3)

**FREE ELECTIVES 34-37**

*Students planning to attend a graduate school in mathematics are strongly encouraged to select an inâ€‘depth study of a single foreign language as a part of their program.*

**TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:**** 120 hours**

**Mathematics/Teaching (B.S.)**

**UNIVERSITY GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 40 hours**

**General Education Requirements: 36 hours**

Refer to the University Catalog for details on the General Education requirements.**ASO 100: Student Success Seminar 1 hour****Wellness 3 hours****Writing Intensive Course**(*Hours incorporated into Major/Supporting/Gen. Ed./Free Elective Category*)**ACCT**- Math Teaching majors will fulfill ACCT with ESE 499.*(Credit hours are included in Professional Education requirements).*

**MAJOR REQUIREMENTS**

**CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS 27 hours**

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
**OR**MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4) - MAT 214: Linear Algebra and Matrices (3)
- MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
**OR**MAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4) - MAT 301: Logic and Set Theory (3)
- MAT 306: Discrete Mathematics (3)
- MAT 308: Modern Algebra I (3)
- MAT 334: Modern College Geometry (3)
- ** MAT 380: Mathematics in a Historical Setting (4)
- MAE 475: Math Teaching Senior Seminar (3)

* *A preparatory course in mathematics (MAT 109) may be required before admission to calculus.*

** *Students who use a course from another institution as the History of Mathematics course will need to take ESE 574 to meet the reading requirement for secondary education certification.*

**OPTIONS**

**♦ MATHEMATICS TEACHING 10-13 hours**

**PLUS ONE (1)** of the following combinations:

» **Combination 1 ( general)**

**PLUS THREE (3) HOURS** of courses chosen from:

- CSC 300: Introduction to Numerical Methods (3)
- CSC 320: Introduction to Algorithms (3)
- any MAT course numbered 300 or above (
*except for 303, 349, 501, or 502*) - any STA course numbered 300 or above (
*except for 349, 500, 503*).

» **Combination 2 ( statistics)**

- STA 320: Applied Statistics II (3)
**OR**STA 370: Applied Probability (3)**OR**STA 520: Mathematical Statistics I (3) - STA 375: Sampling Methods (3)
**OR**STA 585: Experimental Design (3)

♦ **COMPUTER SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS TEACHING 15 hours**

- CSC 190: Object-Oriented Programming I (3)
- CSC 191: Object-Oriented Programming II (3)
- CSC 195: Intro to Discrete Structures (3)
- CSC 310: Data Structures (3)

**PLUS ONE (1) COURSE** selected from the following:

- CSC 250: Intro to Interactive Games/Apps (3)
- CSC 330: System Environments and Networks (3)
- CSC 340: Ethics and Software Engineering (3)

*All courses must be completed with a grade of at least “C.” At least five upper-division courses which satisfy the major requirements must be completed at EKU.*

**SUPPORTING COURSE REQUIREMENTS**

**♦ MATHEMATICS TEACHING 9 hours**

- CSC 104: Computer Literacy with Software Applications (3)
- CSC 160: Introduction to Programming (3)
**OR**CSC 177: Introduction to Visual Basic (3)**OR**CSC 190: Object-Oriented Programming I (3) - STA 270: Applied Statistics (3)

♦ **COMPUTER SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS TEACHING 6 hours**

*All courses must be completed with a grade of at least a “C.”*

**PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS**** 31 hours**

- EDF 103: Introduction to Education (1)
- EDF 203: Schools and Our Society (3)
- EDF 319: Human Development and Learning (3)
**OR**EDF 319W: Human Development and Learning (*Writing Intensive*) (3) - EDF 413: Assessment in Education (3)
- SED 401: Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Classrooms (3)
**OR**SED 401S: Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Classrooms (3) (*Service Learning Component*) - ESE 490: Secondary Curriculum, Classroom Organization, and Management (3)
- ESE 550: Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School (3)
- ESE 499: Supervised Student Teaching (12)

**PLUS THREE (3) HOURS of Applied Learning Field Experience which includes the following:**

- EDF 349Q: Applied Learning in Education I (0.5)
- EDF 349R: Applied Learning in Education II (0.5)
- EMS 349Q: Applied Learning I: Educational Assessment (0.5)
- EMS 349R: Applied Learning II: Educational Curriculum (0.5)
- ESE 349: Applied Learning: Secondary Teaching (1)

**TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS 120-122 Hours**

*Candidates earning a degree that leads to teacher certification must take the PRAXIS Series (Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers) and PLT (Principles of Learning and Teaching) exams as a requirement for graduation. Candidates are encouraged to review the schedule for PRAXIS and PLT registration deadlines prior to beginning the senior year (http://www.kyepsb.net/assessment/index.asp AND www.ets.org/praxis). Specialty exams are required for each certification area sought and it may take more than one test date to complete all requirements. Candidates should confer with their education advisor/counselor to determine the most optimal time to take required exams.*

**Statistics (B.S.)**

**UNIVERSITY GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 40 hours**

**General Education Requirements: 36 hours**

Refer to Section Five of the University Catalog for details on the General Education requirements.**ASO 100: Student Success Seminar 1 hour****Wellness 3 hours****Writing Intensive Course**(*Hours incorporated into Major/Supporting/Gen. Ed./Free Elective Category*)**ACCT**- Statistics majors will fulfill ACCT with any of the following: a 349 Co-op experience in any subject area, a program-approved service-learning course, a program-approved undergraduate scholarly or creative activity, HON 420 with a program approved thesis topic, a program-approved leadership experience, or a program-approved study abroad experience.*(Any credit hours will be incorporated into program requirements below.)*

**MAJOR REQUIREMENTS**

**CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS 43 Hours**

- STA 270: Applied Statistics I (3)
- STA 320: Applied Statistics II (3)
- STA 498: Statistics Capstone (1)
- STA 520: Mathematical Statistics I (3)
- STA 521: Mathematical Statistics II (3)
- STA 585: Experimental Design (3)

**PLUS TWO (2) COURSES **selected from the following:

- STA 370: Applied Probability (3)
- STA 375: Sampling Methods (3)
- STA 501: Nonparametric Statistics (3)
- STA 575: Statistical Methods Using SAS (3)

*A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required in these STA courses.*

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
**OR**MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4) - MAT 214: Linear Algebra and Matrices (3)
- MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
**OR**MAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4) - MAT 225: Calculus III (4)
**OR**MAT 225H: Honors Calculus III (4) **PLUS**six hours of CSC/MAT /STA numbered 300 or above (*except for 349 and CSC 305, 306, MAT 303, 475, 501, 502, STA 500, 503*).

* *A preparatory course in mathematics (MAT 109) may be required before admission to calculus*.

**SUPPORTING COURSE REQUIREMENTS 3 Hours**

- CSC 160: Introduction to Programming (3)
**OR**CSC 177: Introduction to Visual Basic (3)**OR**CSC 190: Object-Oriented Programming (3)

**FREE ELECTIVES 34 Hours**

**TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS: 120 hours**

**Minors**

Minor in Actuarial Science ♦ Minor in Mathematical Sciences ♦ Minor in Mathematics

Minor in Mathematics/Teaching ♦ Minor in Statistics

**Minor in Actuarial Science**

A student may minor in actuarial science by completing a total of 21 semester hours as follows:

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
**OR**MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4) - MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
**OR**MAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4) - STA 270: Applied Statistics I (3)
- STA 320: Applied Statistics II (3)
- STA 370: Applied Probability (3)
- STA 385: Probability for Actuaries (1)
- STA 520: Mathematical Statistics I (3)

**Minor in Mathematical Sciences**

A student may minor in mathematical sciences by completing a minimum of six hours in each of computer science, mathematics, and statistics for a total of 18 hours as follows:

♦ **Computer Science **- two from:

- CSC 160: Introduction to Programming (3)
- CSC 190: Object-Oriented Programming I (3)
- CSC 191: Object-Oriented Programming II (3)

♦ **Mathematics**

- MAT 261: Calculus with Applications for Science I (3)
**AND**MAT 262: Calculus with Applications for Science II (3)

**OR** :

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
**OR**MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4) - MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
**OR**MAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4)

♦ **Statistics** - two from:

- STA 270: Applied Statistics I (3)
- STA 320: Applied Statistics II (3)
- STA 370: Applied Probability (3)
- STA 500: Applied Statistical Inference (3)
- STA 501: Nonparametric Statistics (3)
- STA 575: Statistical Methods Using SAS (3)

**Minor in Mathematics**

A student may minor in mathematics by completing 18 hours from:

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
**OR**MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4) - MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
**OR**MAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4)

**PLUS** ten hours selected from

- MAT 214: Linear Algebra and Matrices (3)
- MAT 225: Calculus III (4)
**OR**MAT 225H: Honors Calculus III (4) - MAT 306: Discrete Mathematics (3)
- an approved MAT 480; STA 370 or 520; or any MAT course numbered 300 or above (except for MAT 349)

**Minor in Mathematics/Teaching**

A student may minor in mathematics teaching by completing a minimum of 20 semester hours as follows:

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
**OR**MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4) - MAT 214: Linear Algebra and Matrices (3)
- MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
**OR**MAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4) - MAT 301: Logic and Set Theory (3)
- MAT 334: Modern College Geometry (3)
- STA 270: Applied Statistics I (3)

*All courses must be completed with a grade of at least “C” and the GPA in the courses used for the minor must be at least 2.75. The teaching minor in mathematics must be coupled with a secondary teaching major in another discipline.*

*Candidates earning a degree that leads to teacher certification must take the PRAXIS Series (Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers) and PLT (Principles of Learning and Teaching) exams as a requirement for graduation. Candidates are encouraged to review the schedule for PRAXIS and PLT registration deadlines prior to beginning the senior year (http://www.kyepsb.net/assessment/index.asp AND www.ets.org/praxis). Specialty exams are required for each certification area sought and it may take more than one test date to complete all requirements. Candidates should confer with their education advisor/counselor to determine the most optimal time to take required exams.*

**Minor in Statistics**

A student may minor in statistics by completing 18 hours of mathematical science courses including 12 hours of STA and six hours selected from any additional STA courses (except for 349), any CSC courses (except for 105, 305, 306, or 349), or any calculus courses with MAT prefixes, but no more than one course from MAT 124, 124H, 211, and 261.

**Concentration**

## Mathematical Sciences Concentration in the Associate of General Studies Degree

See page 73 of the University Catalog for the Associate of General Studies Degree Requirements. The Mathematical Sciences

Concentration requirements for this degree are listed below.

**Mathematical Sciences Concentration 13 hours**

**Course Requirements**

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
**OR**MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4) - MAT 214: Linear Algebra and Matrices (3)
- STA 270: Applied Statistics I (3)
- CSC 160: Introduction to Programming (3)
- CSC 177: Introduction to Visual Basic (3)
**OR**CSC 190: Object-Oriented Programming (3)

A minimum grade of “C” is required of all courses counted toward the concentration.

**Master Programs**

## Mathematics, M.A.

**♦ OPTION 1: MATHEMATICS SECONDARY**

**MATHEMATICS CONTENT REQUIREMENTS 18 hours**

A student must complete at least **EIGHTEEN (18) HOURS** graduate mathematics content courses in one of the following combinations:

- SIX (6) HOURS from Group A
THREE (3) HOURS from Group B**PLUS**NINE (9) HOURS from any Group (A, B, or C)**PLUS**

**OR** - THREE (3) HOURS from Group A
SIX (6) HOURS from Group**PLUS**NINE (9) HOURS from any Group (A, B, or C)**PLUS**

- MAT 705: Foundations of Mathematics (3)
- MAT 706: Number Theory (3)
- MAT 755: Graph Theory (3)
- MAT 760: Point Set Topology (3)
- MAT 806: Advanced Number Theory (3)
- MAT 809: Modern Algebra (3)
- MAT 810: Modern Algebra II (3)
- MAT 815: Real Analysis (3)
- MAT 850: Complex Analysis (3)

- MAT 720: Mathematical Statistics I (3)
- MAT 725: Vector Analysis with Applications (3)
- MAT 735: Modern college Geometry II (3)
- MAT 740: Introductory Applied Mathematics (3)
- MAT 750: Applications of Complex Analysis (3)
- MAT 856: Advanced Applied Mathematics (3)
- MAT 871: Numerical Analysis (3)
- MAT 872: Advanced Numerical Analysis (3)

- MAT 707: Seminar in Mathematics: _____ (1-3)
- MAT 870: Seminar in Secondary Mathematics (1-3)
- MAT 880: Seminar in: _____ (1-3)
- STA 700: Applied Statistical Inference (3)

**MATHEMATICS APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 9 hours**

**NINE (9) HOURS** selected from:

- MAE 750: Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School (3)
- MAE 843: Teaching Math to Low Achievers (3)
- MAE 850: Trends and materials in the Teaching of Mathematics (3)
- MAE 872: Mathematics in the Curriculum (3)
- any MAT classes in Option 1 above

**THESIS 3 hours**

- MAT 899: Thesis (1-6)

*Students must submit a thesis for partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Master of Arts in Mathematics and give an oral defense of the thesis. The thesis must be prepared in conformity with the regulations approved by the Graduate Council and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Detailed information concerning the preparation and submission of the thesis may be obtained from the program coordinator.*

**TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS 30 hours**

**♦OPTION 2: MATHEMATICS SPECIALIST**

**MATHEMATICS CONTENT REQUIREMENTS 12 hours**

**TWELVE (12) HOURS** selected from the following:

- MAT 701: Applications of Mathematics for P-9 Teachers (3)
- MAT 702: Geometry with Technology for P-9 Teachers (3)
- MAT 707: Seminar in Mathematics: _____ (1-3)
- MAT 803: Number and Geometric Concepts for P-5 Teachers (3)
- MAT 870: Seminar in Secondary Mathematics :_____ (1-3)
- MAT 880: Seminar in: _____ (1-3)
- STA 703: Statistics with Technology for P-9 Teachers (3)

**MATHEMATICS APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 9 hours**

- MAE 843/EME 843: Teaching Math to Low Achievers (3) (
*cross listed*) - MAE 872/ EME 872: Mathematics in the Curriculum (3) (
*cross listed*) - EME 866: Investigations in Mathematics (1-3)

**ELECTIVES 6 hours**

**SIX (6) HOURS**of elective graduate mathematics, or related courses (with approval of advisor).

**THESIS 3 hours**

*Students must submit a thesis for partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Master of Arts in Mathematics and give an oral defense of the thesis. The thesis must be prepared in conformity with the regulations approved by the Graduate Council and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Detailed information concerning the preparation and submission of the thesis may be obtained from the program coordinator.*

**TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS 30 hours**

## Mathematical Sciences, M.S.

**General Program Requirements**

**Core Requirements: 15 hours**

- MAT 809: Modern Algebra (3)
- MAT 810: Modern Algebra II (3)
- MAT 815: Real Analysis (3)
- MAT 850: Complex Analysis (3)

**PLUS ONE** of the following:

- MAT 720: Seminar in Mathematics: _____ (1-3)
- MAT 755: Graph Theory (3)
- MAT 760: Point Set Topology (3)
- STA 720: Mathematical Statistics I (3)
- STA 785: Experimental Design (3)

**Exit Requirement**

- GRD 857h: MS Mathematics Written Comprehensive Exam

**TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS 30**

#### Options

**Core Requirements: 15 hours**

- MAT 809: Modern Algebra (3)
- MAT 810: Modern Algebra II (3)
- MAT 815: Real Analysis (3)
- MAT 850: Complex Analysis (3)

**PLUS ONE** of the following:

- MAT 720: Seminar in Mathematics: _____ (1-3)
- MAT 755: Graph Theory (3)
- MAT 760: Point Set Topology (3)
- STA 720: Mathematical Statistics I (3)
- STA 785: Experimental Design (3)

**Option Requirements 6-12 hours**

Complete at least 21 hours of courses with a MAT prefix including:

- MAT 760: Point Set Topology (3)
- MAT 809: Modern Algebra (3)
- MAT 810: Modern Algebra II (3)
- MAT 815: Real Analysis (3)
- MAT 750: Applications of Complex Analysis (3)
**OR**MAT 850: Complex Analysis (3)

*Only 3 hours of MAT 880 may count toward fulfilling the option requirements.*

**Exit Requirement**

- GRD 857h: MS Mathematics Written Comprehensive Exam

**TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS 30 hours**

**Core Requirements 15 hours**

- MAT 809: Modern Algebra (3)
- MAT 810: Modern Algebra II (3)
- MAT 815: Real Analysis (3)
- MAT 850: Complex Analysis (3)

**PLUS ONE** of the following:

- MAT 720: Seminar in Mathematics: _____ (1-3)
- MAT 755: Graph Theory (3)
- MAT 760: Point Set Topology (3)
- STA 720: Mathematical Statistics I (3)
- STA 785: Experimental Design (3)

**Option Requirements 12 hours**

- CSC 730: Concepts of Programming Systems (3)
- CSC 831: Data Structures and Algorithms I (3)

**PLUS** 6 hours from:

- CSC 745: Theory of Database Systems (3)
- CSC 746: Artificial Intelligence (3)
- CSC 833: Data Structures and Algorithms II (3)
- CSC 834: Software Engineering and Project Management I (3)
- CSC 842: Parallel Algorithms (3)
- CSC 880: Seminar in: _____ (1-3)
*Only 3 hours of CSC 880 may count toward fulfilling the option requirements*.

**Electives** 3-6 hours**

**Exit Requirement**

- GRD 857h: MS Mathematics Written Comprehensive Exam

**TOTAL CURRICULUM HOURS 30 hours**

Core Requirements 15 hours

- MAT 809: Modern Algebra (3)
- MAT 810: Modern Algebra II (3)
- MAT 815: Real Analysis (3)
- MAT 850: Complex Analysis (3)

**PLUS ONE** of the following:

- MAT 720: Seminar in Mathematics: _____ (1-3)
- MAT 755: Graph Theory (3)
- MAT 760: Point Set Topology (3)
- STA 720: Mathematical Statistics I (3)
- STA 785: Experimental Design (3)

**Option Requirements** 9-12 hours

**PLUS** 6 hours from:

- STA 701: Nonparametric Statistics (3)
- STA 775: Statistical Methods Using SAS (3)
- STA 785: Experimental Design (3)
- STA 880: Seminar in: _____ (1-3)
*Only 3 hours of STA 880 may count toward fulfilling the option requirement.*

**Electives** 3-6 hours**

**Exit Requirement**

- GRD 857h: MS Mathematics Written Comprehensive Exam

**TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIRMENTS 30 hours**

***No student can apply more than 12 hours of CSC or 12 hours of STA credits toward the M.S. degree. Each student must apply 15 hours of MAT credits, at least 12 of which are from 800 level courses, toward the M.S. degree. Electives for the general program and for the options in mathematics and statistics may include thesis, MAT 899, 3-6 hours. Those students who elect to submit a thesis for partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences must prepare it according to the regulations of the Office of Graduate Education and Research andthe Department of Mathematics and Statistics*

**For additional information, please contact:**

*Dr. Lisa Kay
Graduate Coordinator/Advisor for MA in Mathematics
lisa.kay@eku.edu
859-622-1621*