The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics has five distinct concentrations so that students can select an appropriate pathway depending on their career goals. Each of the concentrations enables students to develop the following: the ability to construct mathematical proofs; the ability to think analytically and critically, and to formulate problems, solve them and interpret their solutions; the ability to utilize technology when doing mathematics; and communicate mathematics in written and oral forms. The program prepares students to be competitive in the job market and/or to pursue graduate education.
In addition to the requirements for the major, students must meet all other university requirements for a bachelor’s degree. Please consult the Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree section in this catalog for complete information. All courses required for the major must be completed with a “C” (2.0) or better, and may not be taken on a Credit/No Credit basis.
** Transfer students only. Must take MATH 320, CPSC 120 or CPSC 121.
Probability and Statistics Concentration (28-31 units)
Students in the Probability and Statistics concentration benefit from one or more of the following: knowledge of probability theory in order to understand and properly apply statistical methodology; courses that teach state-of-the art statistical methods and statistical software, and preparation to join the workforce in industry, government, business or education; knowledge required to continue their studies in graduate programs in statistics or related fields.