Your degree in mathematics can prepare you for any number of careers in math and technologyrelated fields, or to teach math at a high school or college level.
Study of differential calculus of a single variable. Applications of the derivative are made to curve sketching maxmin problems and linear approximation and IHopitals Rule. Also included are applications of the Intermediate Value Theorem and Mean Value Theorem. Credit may not be received for both MATH 130 and 131. Prerequisites MATH 120 or satisfactory performance on placement test
Unit(s): 3
Study of integral calculus of a single variable. Included are techniques of integration and numerical methods of integration. Applications of the integral are made to computing area volume arc length and selected topics. Prerequisite MATH 131
Unit(s): 3
Emphasis is on mathematical proofs. Topics include properties of integers (such as odd even prime etc.) division algorithm least common multiples greatest common divisors binary operations ad modular arithmetic. Prerequisites MATH 110
Unit(s): 3
Emphasis on finite dimensional vector spaces and the algebra of matrices. Vector topics include ndimensional vectors dot product norm orthogonality lines planes projections and cross products. Matrix topics include systems of equations matrix operations Gauss elimination determinants eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Prerequisites MATH 120
Unit(s): 3
Continuation of Calculus I and II. Included are Taylor polynomials infinite series and polar coordinates. Also included is an introduction to multivariate calculus and multiple integrals. Prerequisites MATH 132
Unit(s): 3
Introduction to multivariate calculus. Included are calculus of vectorvalued functions and motion in space limits continuity and partial derivatives of functions of several variables vector fields Greens Theorem The Divergence Theorem and Stokes Theorem. Prerequisites MATH 210 and 231
Unit(s): 3
The first part of the course is devoted to naive set theory and includes the algebra of sets relations functions and orders. The second part is devoted to logic including truth tables and firstorder predicate calculus. Prerequisites MATH 132 and 200
Unit(s): 3
Fundamentals of linear algebra including vector spaces matrix algebra linear transformations and eigenvectors and eigenvalues Prerequisites MATH 132 210 and 300 Alternate years offered 20152016
Unit(s): 3
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Fundamentals of probability and distribution theory. Includes probability theory counting techniques conditional probability random variables moments moment generating functions an introduction to multivariate distributions and transformations of random variables. Prerequisites MATH 231 or permission of the instructor Alternate years offered 20152016
Unit(s): 3
Abstract algebra with emphasis on algebraic structures such as groups rings integral domains and fields. Prerequisites MATH 231 and 300 or permission of instructor Alternate years offered 20152016
Unit(s): 3
Real number system topology of Euclidean Spaces theory of limits differentiation integration and infinite series. Prerequisites MATH 300 Corequisite MATH 232 Alternate years offered 20162017
Unit(s): 3
Real number system topology of Euclidean Spaces theory of limits differentiation integration and infinite series. Prerequisites MATH 431 Alternate years offered 20162017
Unit(s): 3
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Devoted to a subject chosen from among the various fields of mathematics in which regular courses are not offered. Possible topics include complex variables number theory topology probability and applied mathematics as well as others. A student may take the course more than once provided different topics are covered. Prerequisites Permission of the instructor
Unit(s): 3
And two additional MATH courses numbered 300 or above, excluding MATH 480
Majors who wish to earn their secondary education licensure must also take MATH 320 and 360.
*Substitutions may be made for MATH 310 and MATH 432 with permission of the department for students who will student teach in the spring of their senior year.
What can you do with a degree in mathematics?
Like the department’s recent graduates, you might enter graduate schools such as:

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University of Virginia

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Washington and Lee School of Law
Or pursue a career as:

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Programmer/Analyst

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