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The Mathematics major offers a foundation for students interested in acquiring and developing intellectual tools for understanding and solving the complex mathematical problems arising in the modern world. The program offers courses in all major areas of pure and applied mathematics. A friendly environment facilitates in-depth learning and stimulating introduction to research.

Career opportunities for Mathematics majors are numerous and varied. Employers value Mathematics majors for their high critical thinking skills and problem solving skills. Visit the careers web site of the Mathematical Association of America for more information.

**Career opportunities in Arts & Sciences**

- Teachers
- Actuaries
- Pollsters
- Climate analysts
- Computer programmers
- Professors
- Urban designers
- Epidemiologists
- Operations research analysts
- Claims adjusters
- Cryptanalysts
- Software analysts
- Air traffic controllers
- Research scientists
- Economists
- Technical writers
- Bankers
- Technical writers
- Engineers
- Statisticians
- Imaging scientists

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- Mathematics-Option A (BA) 120 hours

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- UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I3
- Foreign Language 1014
- Required Calculus Course5
- UK Core - Humanities3
- Total15

- CS 115 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING3
This course teaches introductory skills in computer programming using a high-level computer programming language. There is an emphasis on both the principles and practice of computer programming. Covers principles of problem solving by computer and requires completion of a number of programming assignments.

- UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II3
- Foreign Language 1024
- Required Calculus Course5
- Total15
- Total Freshman Hours30

- MA 213 - CALCULUS III4
A course in multi-variable calculus. Topics include vectors and geometry of space, three-dimensional vector calculus, partial derivatives, double and triple integrals, integration on surfaces, Greens theorem. Optional topics include Stokes theorem and the Gauss divergence theorem. Lecture, three hours; recitation, two hours per week. Prereq: MA 114 or MA 138 or equivalent.

- Foreign Language 2013
- UK Core - Natural, Physical and Math3
- UK Core - Statistical Inferential Reason3
- Total15

- MA 322 - MATRIX ALGEBRA AND ITS APPLICATIONS3
Algebra of matrices, elementary theory of vector spaces and inner product spaces, the solution of simultaneous linear equations using Gaussian elimination and triangular factorization. Orthogonal projections, pseudo inverse and singular value decomposition, least squares approximation. Determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization.

- Foreign Language 2023
- Math Core Selection3
- A&S Natural Sciences Course (100+ level)3
- A&S Lab or Field Work1
- Total14
- Total Sophomore Hours29

- Required Math Sequence (First Course)3
- Course Outside Math (300+ level)3
- A&S Humanities (100+ level)3
- Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level)3
- UK Core - Social Sciences3
- UK Core - Arts and Creativity3
- Total18

- MA 391 - MATHEMATICS: COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION3
Undergraduate topics course. The mathematical content will be selected at the discretion of the instructor. The course satisfies the Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement for mathematics majors. This course is a Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement (GCCR) course in certain programs, and hence is not likely to be eligible for automatic transfer credit to UK.

- Required Math Sequence (Second Course)3
- Course Outside Math (300+ level)3
- A&S Social Sciences (100+ level)3
- UK Core - Global Dynamics3
- UK Core - Community, Culture and Citizen3
- Total18
- Total Junior Hours36

- Math Course Selection (300+ level)3
- Math Course Selection3
- Course Outside Math (300+ level)3
- A&S Social Sciences (300+level)3
- A&S Approved Elective (100+ level)3
- Total15

- Math Course Selection (300+ level)3
- Math Course Selection3
- Course Outside Math (300+ level)3
- A&S Humanities (300+ level)3
- A&S Approved Elective (100+ level)3
- Total15
- Total Senior Hours30

- Mathematics-Option A (BS) 120 hours

Click to toggle each Academic Year. Click each course for more information.

- UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I3
- Foreign Language 1014
- Required Calculus Course5
- UK Core - Humanities3
- Total15

- CS 115 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING3
This course teaches introductory skills in computer programming using a high-level computer programming language. There is an emphasis on both the principles and practice of computer programming. Covers principles of problem solving by computer and requires completion of a number of programming assignments.

- UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II3
- Foreign Language 1024
- Required Calculus Course5
- Total15
- Total Freshman Hours30

- MA 213 - CALCULUS III4
A course in multi-variable calculus. Topics include vectors and geometry of space, three-dimensional vector calculus, partial derivatives, double and triple integrals, integration on surfaces, Greens theorem. Optional topics include Stokes theorem and the Gauss divergence theorem. Lecture, three hours; recitation, two hours per week. Prereq: MA 114 or MA 138 or equivalent.

- Foreign Language 2013
- UK Core - Natural, Physical and Math3
- UK Core - Statistical Inferential Reason3
- Total15

- MA 322 - MATRIX ALGEBRA AND ITS APPLICATIONS3
Algebra of matrices, elementary theory of vector spaces and inner product spaces, the solution of simultaneous linear equations using Gaussian elimination and triangular factorization. Orthogonal projections, pseudo inverse and singular value decomposition, least squares approximation. Determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization.

- Foreign Language 2023
- Math Core Selection3
- Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level)3
- A&S Lab or Field Work1
- Total14
- Total Sophomore Hours29

- CS 215 - INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAM DESIGN, ABSTRACTION, AND PROBLEM SOLVING4
The course covers introductory object-oriented problem solving, design, and programming engineering. Fundamental elements of data structures and algorithm design will be addressed. An equally balanced effort will be devoted to the three main threads in the course: concepts, programming language skills, and rudiments of object-oriented programming and software engineering.

- Required Math Sequence (First Course)3
- UK Core - Social Sciences3
- UK Core - Arts and Creativity3
- UK Core - Community, Culture and Citizen3
- Total16

- MA 391 - MATHEMATICS: COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION3
Undergraduate topics course. The mathematical content will be selected at the discretion of the instructor. The course satisfies the Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement for mathematics majors. This course is a Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement (GCCR) course in certain programs, and hence is not likely to be eligible for automatic transfer credit to UK.

- Required Math Sequence (Second Course)3
- Course Outside Math (300+ level)3
- A&S Social Sciences (100+ level)3
- UK Core - Global Dynamics3
- Total15
- Total Junior Hours31

- Math Course Selection3
- Math Course Selection (300+ level)3
- A&S Math/Science Hours3
- A&S Humanities (100+ level)3
- A&S Approved Elective (100+ level)3
- Total15

- Math Course Selection3
- Course Outside Math (300+ level)3
- Course Outside Math (300+ level)3
- A&S Math/Science Hours3
- A&S Approved Elective (100+ level)3
- Total15
- Total Senior Hours30

- Mathematics-Option B (BA) 120 hours

Click to toggle each Academic Year. Click each course for more information.

- UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I3
- Foreign Language 1014
- Required Calculus Course5
- UK Core - Humanities3
- Total15

- UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II3
- Foreign Language 1024
- Required Calculus Course5
- UK Core - Social Sciences3
- Total15
- Total Freshman Hours30

- MA 213 - CALCULUS III4
A course in multi-variable calculus. Topics include vectors and geometry of space, three-dimensional vector calculus, partial derivatives, double and triple integrals, integration on surfaces, Greens theorem. Optional topics include Stokes theorem and the Gauss divergence theorem. Lecture, three hours; recitation, two hours per week. Prereq: MA 114 or MA 138 or equivalent.

- CS 115 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING3
This course teaches introductory skills in computer programming using a high-level computer programming language. There is an emphasis on both the principles and practice of computer programming. Covers principles of problem solving by computer and requires completion of a number of programming assignments.

- Foreign Language 2013
- A&S Humanities (100+ level)3
- UK Core - Natural, Physical and Math3
- Total16

- MA 214 - CALCULUS IV3
MA 214 is a course in ordinary differential equations. Emphasis is on first and second order equations and applications. The course includes series solutions of second order equations and Laplace transform methods.

- MA 322 - MATRIX ALGEBRA AND ITS APPLICATIONS3
Algebra of matrices, elementary theory of vector spaces and inner product spaces, the solution of simultaneous linear equations using Gaussian elimination and triangular factorization. Orthogonal projections, pseudo inverse and singular value decomposition, least squares approximation. Determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization.

- CS 215 - INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAM DESIGN, ABSTRACTION, AND PROBLEM SOLVING4
The course covers introductory object-oriented problem solving, design, and programming engineering. Fundamental elements of data structures and algorithm design will be addressed. An equally balanced effort will be devoted to the three main threads in the course: concepts, programming language skills, and rudiments of object-oriented programming and software engineering.

- Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level)3
- A&S Lab or Field Work1
- UK Core - Arts and Creativity3
- Total16
- Total Sophomore Hours32

- MA 320 - INTRODUCTORY PROBABILITY3
Set theory; fundamental concepts of probability, including conditional and marginal probability; random variables and probability distributions moments; moment-generating and characteristic functions; random experiments; distribution of random variables and functions of random variables; limit theorems.

- Math Sequence (First Course)3
- Supporting Program (First Course)3
- A&S Humanities (300+ level)3
- Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level)3
- Total15

- STA 321 - BASIC STATISTICAL THEORY I3
Simple random sampling; point and interval estimation; hypothesis testing.

- MA 321 - INTRODUCTION TO NUMERICAL METHODS3
Floating point arithmetic. Numerical linear algebra: elimination with partial pivoting and scaling. Polynomial and piecewise interpolation. Least squares approxmiation. Numerical integration. Roots ofots nonlinear equations. Ordinary differential equations. Laboratory exercises using software packages available at computer center.

- MA 391 - MATHEMATICS: COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION3
Undergraduate topics course. The mathematical content will be selected at the discretion of the instructor. The course satisfies the Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement for mathematics majors. This course is a Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement (GCCR) course in certain programs, and hence is not likely to be eligible for automatic transfer credit to UK.

- Required Math Sequence (Second Course)3
- Supporting Program (Second Course)3
- A&S Social Sciences (100+ level)3
- Total18
- Total Junior Hours33

- Supporting Program (Third Course)3
- Math Course Selection (300+ level)3
- A&S Social Sciences (300+level)3
- UK Core - Statistical Inferential Reason3
- UK Core - Community, Culture and Citizen3
- Total15

- Math Course Selection (300+ level)3
- A&S Social Sciences (100+ level)3
- UK Core - Global Dynamics3
- A&S Approved Elective (300+ level)3
- Total13
- Total Senior Hours28

- Mathematics-Option B (BS) 120 hours

Click to toggle each Academic Year. Click each course for more information.

- UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I3
- Foreign Language 1014
- Required Calculus Course5
- UK Core - Humanities3
- Total15

- UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II3
- Foreign Language 1024
- Required Calculus Course5
- UK Core - Social Sciences3
- Total15
- Total Freshman Hours30

- MA 213 - CALCULUS III4
- CS 115 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING3
- Foreign Language 2013
- UK Core - Natural, Physical and Math3
- UK Core - Statistical Inferential Reason3
- Total16

- MA 322 - MATRIX ALGEBRA AND ITS APPLICATIONS3
- CS 215 - INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAM DESIGN, ABSTRACTION, AND PROBLEM SOLVING4
The course covers introductory object-oriented problem solving, design, and programming engineering. Fundamental elements of data structures and algorithm design will be addressed. An equally balanced effort will be devoted to the three main threads in the course: concepts, programming language skills, and rudiments of object-oriented programming and software engineering.

- Math Core Selection3
- Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level)3
- A&S Lab or Field Work1
- UK Core - Arts and Creativity3
- Total16
- Total Sophomore Hours32

- MA 320 - INTRODUCTORY PROBABILITY3
Set theory; fundamental concepts of probability, including conditional and marginal probability; random variables and probability distributions moments; moment-generating and characteristic functions; random experiments; distribution of random variables and functions of random variables; limit theorems.

- Math Sequence (First Course)3
- Supporting Program (First Course)3
- A&S Humanities (300+ level)3
- A&S Math/Science Hours3
- Total16

- MA 321 - INTRODUCTION TO NUMERICAL METHODS3
Floating point arithmetic. Numerical linear algebra: elimination with partial pivoting and scaling. Polynomial and piecewise interpolation. Least squares approxmiation. Numerical integration. Roots ofots nonlinear equations. Ordinary differential equations. Laboratory exercises using software packages available at computer center.

- STA 321 - BASIC STATISTICAL THEORY I3
Simple random sampling; point and interval estimation; hypothesis testing.

- MA 391 - MATHEMATICS: COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION3
- Math Sequence (Second Course)3
- Supporting Program (Second Course)3
- A&S Social Sciences (100+ level)3
- Total18
- Total Junior Hours34

- Math Course Selection (300+ level)3
- Supporting Program (Third Course)3
- UK Core - Community, Culture and Citizen3
- A&S Math/Science Hours3
- A&S Approved Elective (100+ level)3
- Total15

- Math Course Selection (300+ level)3
- A&S Math/Science Hours3
- UK Core - Global Dynamics3
- A&S Approved Elective (100+ level)3
- Total13
- Total Senior Hours28

**Dr. Serge Ochanine**

Director of Undergraduate Studies

College of Arts and Sciences

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