BS MATHEMATICS – 200507 Catalog
Mathematics Department
Faculty Offices East Bldg. (25), Room 208
(805) 7562206
o 60
units upper division 
o GWR 

o 2.0
GPA 
o USCP 

* = Satisfies General Education
requirement 

Course sequencing: See flowcharts at www.calpoly.edu/~cosamac 

MAJOR COURSES 


MATH 141 Calculus I (B1)* 
4 

MATH 142 Calculus II (B1)* 
4 

MATH 143 Calculus III 
4 

MATH 202 Orientation to the
Mathematics Major 
1 

MATH 206 Linear Algebra I 
4 

MATH 241 Calculus IV 
4 

MATH 242 Differential Equations 
4 

MATH 248 Methods of Proof in
Mathematics 
4 

MATH 306 Linear Algebra II 
4 

MATH 336 Combinatorial
Mathematics 
4 

MATH 412 Introduction to
Analysis I 
4 

MATH 459 Senior Seminar 
4 

MATH 461 Senior Project I 
2 

MATH 462 Senior Project II 
2 

MATH 481 Abstract Algebra I 
4 

Advanced Work in Major or
Concentration 
32 


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SUPPORT COURSES 


Choose one of the following tracks: 
8 

PHYS 131 or PHYS 141 General Physics 
4 

PHYS 132 General Physics (B3
& B4)* 
4 

PHYS 133 General Physics 
4 

STAT 321 Probability and Statistics
for Engineers and Scientists 
4 

STAT 322 Statistical Analysis
for Engineers & Scientists 
4 


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GENERAL EDUCATION (GE) 


72 units required; 12 units are in Major/Support. 


®Minimum of 12 units required
at the 300400 level. 


Area A
Communication (12 units) 


A1 Expository Writing 
4 

A2 Oral Communication 
4 

A3 Reasoning, Argumentation, and Writing 
4 

Area B
Science and Mathematics (4 units) 


B1 Mathematics/Statistics * 8 units in
Major/ Support 
0 

B2 Life Science 
4 

B3 Physical Science * 4 units in Support 
0 

B4 One lab taken with either a B2 or B3
course 


Area C
Arts and Humanities (20
units) 


C1 Literature 
4 

C2 Philosophy 
4 

C3 Fine/Performing Arts 
4 

C4 Upperdivision elective 
4 

Area C elective (Choose one course from
C1C4) 
4 

Area D/E
Society and the Individual (20 units) 


D1 The American Experience (40404) 
4 

D2 Political Economy 
4 

D3 Comparative Social Institutions 
4 

D4 Self Development (CSU Area E) 
4 

D5 Upperdivision elective 
4 

Area F Technology Elective (upper
division) 



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ELECTIVES 
7 


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Advanced Work In Major
1. Complete either of the following courses 
4 
CSC/CPE 103 Fundamentals of Computer Science III (4) Or 

MATH 350 Mathematical Software (4) 

2. Complete
two tracks from the following four subject areas. 
16 
A. MATH 341 Theory of Numbers (4) and MATH 482 Abstract Algebra II (4) MATH 406
Linear Algebra III (4) and MATH 482
Abstract Algebra II (4) MATH 335
Graph Theory (4) and MATH 437 Game
Theory (4) 

B. MATH 413 and MATH 414 Introduction to Analysis
II, III (4)(4) MATH 408 and MATH 409 Complex Analysis I, II
(4)(4) MATH 408
Complex Analysis I (4) and MATH 413
Introduction to Analysis II (4) 

C. MATH 440 and MATH 441 Topology I, II (4)(4) MATH 304
Vector Analysis (4) and MATH 404
Differential Geometry (4) MATH 344
Linear Analysis II (4) and MATH 417
Introduction to Dynamical Systems (4) MATH 442
Euclidean Geometry (4) and MATH 443
Modern Geometries (4) 

D. MATH 304 Vector Analysis (4) and MATH 418 Partial Differential
Equations (4) MATH 333 and MATH 433 Numerical Analysis I, II
(4)(4) MATH 431 and MATH 432 Mathematical Optimization
I, II (4)(4) 

3. Complete
12 additional units from the following courses 
12 
MATH 304, 333, 335, 341, 344, 

MATH 404,
406, 408, 409, 413, 414, 417, 418, 419, 431, 432, 433, 437, 440, 441, 442, 443,
470, 482, 

CSC 349, 361, 

IME 301, 

PHYS 301, 302, 323, 405, 408, 

STAT 425, 426, 427 

4. Advanced
Work must include at least two of the following courses: 

MATH 341, 344, 413, 414, 406, 440, 441, 482 


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Mathematics
Teaching Concentration 

MATH 300 Technology in
Mathematics Education 
4 
MATH
341 Theory of Numbers 
4 
MATH
419 Intro to the History of Mathematics 
4 
MATH
423 Advanced Mathematics for Teaching 
4 
MATH
442 Euclidean Geometry 
4 
MATH
443 Modern Geometries 
4 
MATH
482 Abstract Algebra II 
4 
Select
4 units from the following: 
4 
MATH 304, 333, 335, 344, 

MATH 406, 408, 413, 417, 431,
437, 440, 470, 

IME 301, 

PHYS 301, 302, 323, 405, 

STAT 425 


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