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Transylvania's mathematics major introduces students to the underpinnings of mathematics through a rigorous study of logic, analysis, and algebra. The flexible curriculum accommodates the various academic pursuits of our students. In addition to required courses, we offer several elective courses each year in topics varying from complex analysis and topology to actuarial science and cryptography.

Mathematics Major/Minor Patterns | ||
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12 major course units, including: | ||

MATH | 1304 | Calculus I |

MATH | 1324 | Calculus II |

MATH | 2144 | Calculus III |

MATH | 2204 | Linear Algebra |

MATH | 2504 | Mathematician's Toolkit |

MATH | 3114 | Higher Analysis |

MATH | 3224 | Abstract Algebra |

MATH | 4294 | Senior Seminar |

2 additional 2000+ mathematics courses excluding MATH 2094. |
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Allied Courses: |
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2 2000+ level courses in ONE of the following disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, or Physics | ||

To become certified to teach mathematics, students must complete the following: |
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Mathematics Major Education Minor for Secondary Certification |
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Completion of Education Minor for Secondary certification (8-12) for Teaching Mathematics requires: |
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EDU | 1004 | Observing the Learner |

EDU | 2014 | Schooling in American Culture |

EDU | 2094 | Standards-Based Instruction |

EDU | 2164 | Designing Constructivist-Based Learning Climates |

EDU | 3054 | Instructional Strategies and Content Area Literacy for Learners in Middle and Secondary Schools |

EDU | 3244 | Practicum in Learning Experiences |

EDU | 4114 | |

EDU | 4514 | Senior Seminar |

OR Senior Seminar in the student's discipline |
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Students must also take the following allied course: | ||

PSY | 1004 | General Psychology |

Minor |
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6 mathematics course units, including: | ||

MATH | 1304 | Calculus I |

MATH | 1324 | Calculus II |

MATH | 2144 | Calculus III |

MATH | 2504 | Mathematician's Toolkit |

2 additional 2000+ mathematics courses excluding MATH 2094. * To become certified to teach mathematics, students must take MATH 3134 as one of their two math electives in the major.* |