# 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 hourWellness 3 hoursWriting 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.)

**CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS 37-40 Hours**

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4)OR- MAT 214: Linear Algebra and Matrices (3)
- MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
MAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4)OR- MAT 225: Calculus III (4)
MAT 225H: Honors Calculus III (4)OR- 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)
MAT 415: Analysis (3)OR- MAT 498: Mathematics Capstone (1)

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

- MAT 408: Modern Algebra II (3)
- MAT 415: Analysis (3)
ORany 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),ORany STA course numbered 300 or above (except for 349, 500, 503).No more thanSIX (6) HOURSof 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**

**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 hourWellness 3 hoursWriting 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).

**CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS 27 hours**

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4)OR- MAT 214: Linear Algebra and Matrices (3)
- MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
MAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4)OR- 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.*

**CONCENTRATIONS** (*students must choose *** one)**.

** ♦ MATHEMATICS TEACHING CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS 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)**

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

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

*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 3-6 hours**

** ♦ MATHEMATICS TEACHING 6 hours**

^{§}CSC 104: Computer Literacy with Software Applications (3)

^{§ }Please consult with your advisor before taking CSC 104 due to changes in the Education curriculum. This course has been replaced with EDF 204 and the hours have been added in the Professional Education Requirements section below.- CSC 160: Introduction to Programming (3)
CSC 177: Introduction to Visual Basic (3)ORCSC 190: Object-Oriented Programming I (3)OR- STA 270: Applied Statistics (3)

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

^{§}CSC 104: Computer Literacy with Software Applications (3)

^{§ }Please consult with your advisor before taking CSC 104 due to changes in the Education curriculum. This course has been replaced with EDF 204 and the hours have been added in the Professional Education Requirements section below.- STA 270: Applied Statistics I (3)

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

**PLUS PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 40 hours**

- EDF 103: Introduction to Education (1)
- EDF 203: Philosophical & Historical Foundation of Education (3)
^{§ }EDF 204: Emerging Instructional Technologies (3)- EDF 219: Human Development and Learning (3)
EDF 219W: Human Development and Learning (ORWriting Intensive) (3)- EDF 413: Assessment in Education (3)
- EMS 300W: Curriculum and Instructional Design (3)
- EMS 490: Classroom and Behavior Management in P-12 (3)
- ESE 550: Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary Schools (3) (
cross-listed with MAT 550)- SED 104: Introduction to Special Education (3) (
fulfills Gen. Ed. 6)- SED 401: Diverse Learners in Middle/Secondary (3)
401S: Diverse Learners in Middle/Secondary (ORService Learning component) (3)- CED 499: Supervised Student Teaching in the Secondary School (12) (
taken final semester)

** PLUS THREE** (3) hours of Applied Learning Field Experiences to include:

- CED 100: Clinical I: Intro to the Education Profession (0.5) (
formerly EDF 349Q: Applied Learning in Education I)- CED 200: Clinical II: Understanding the Learner (0.5) (
formerly EDF 349R: Applied Learning in Education II)- CED 300: Clinical III: Curriculum and Instructional Design (0.5) (
formerly EMS 349Q: Applied Learning I: Educational Assessment)- CED 400: Clinical IV: Diagnosis and Perception (0.5) (
formerly EMS 349R: Applied Learning II: Educational Curriculum)- CED 450: Clinical V: Practicing Teaching (1) (
formerly ESE 349: Applied Learning: Secondary Teaching)

*The state of Kentucky requires one or more Praxis Series tests for licensure to teach in the State. Please see Praxis website or consult with your advisor for details.*

**TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS 123-126 Hours**

**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 hourWellness 3 hoursWriting 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.)

**CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS 43 Hours**

- * MAT 124: Calculus I (4)
ORMAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4)- MAT 214: Linear Algebra and Matrices (3)
- MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
ORMAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4)- MAT 225: Calculus III (4)
ORMAT 225H: Honors Calculus III (4)- 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:* (A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required in these STA courses.)*

PLUS SIX (6) HOURSof 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**

**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)
MAT 124H: Honors Calculus I (4)OR- MAT 224: Caculus II (4)
MAT 224H: Honors Calculus II (4)OR- 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 (6) HOURS** in each of computer science, mathematics, and statistics for a total of 18 hours as follows:

♦ **Computer Science **- two from:

♦ **Mathematics**

** OR** :

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

♦ **Statistics** - two from:

**Minor in Mathematics**

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

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

** PLUS TEN (10) HOURS** selected from:

- MAT 214: Linear Algebra and Matrices (3)
- MAT 225: Calculus III (4)
MAT 225H: Honors Calculus III (4)OR- 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:

*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.*

**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

Consult the University Catalog for the Associate of General Studies Degree Requirements.

**Master Programs**

## Mathematics, M.A.

**♦ MATHEMATICS SECONDARY CONCENTRATION**

**MATHEMATICS CONTENT REQUIREMENTS 18 hours**

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

- 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)

**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**

**♦MATHEMATICS SPECIALIST CONCENTRATION**

**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**

**Concentrations**

**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*