Mathematics Program

Major

A Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics provides the opportunity to prepare for careers in industry, government agencies, teaching and for graduate study in mathematics. Students seeking teacher certification in this major should refer to the Education Department for program admission requirements, required courses, and course descriptions.

The faculty advisors for Mathematics are Dr. Patricia Nicosia and Dr. Michael Ortiz.

Degree Plan for the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Courses Hours
General Education
 
English 1301, 1302
6 s.c.h.
English Literature
3 s.c.h.
Advanced English
3 s.c.h.
U. S. History: HST 1301, 1302
6 s.c.h.
U. S. Government: GOVT 2301, 2302
6 s.c.h.
Fine Arts (no performance courses)
3 s.c.h.
Laboratory Sciences
16 s.c.h.
Social Science
3 s.c.h.
Multicultural Courses: HST 3302, 3308, 3313, SPN 3320 (SWTJC HIST 2380 may not be used to replace HST 3313)
3 s.c.h.
Mathematics (MATH 1314 and MATH 1316)
6 s.c.h.
Speech
3 s.c.h.
Physical Education
2 s.c.h.
   
Total General Education
60 s.c.h.
   
Major 33 s.c.h.
Mathematics (SWTJC 2413, 2414) 3301, 3303, 3304
15 s.c.h.
12 additional s.c.h. from 3302, 3305, 3306, 3307, 3310, 3312, 3313, or any 4000 level course not used to satisfy other requirements (students may not take 3308, 3309, or 3311)
12 s.c.h.
At least one of MTH 4301, 4307
3 s.c.h.
Mathematics Capstone 4327
3 s.c.h.
Minor 18 s.c.h.
Electives 9 s.c.h.
   
TOTAL FOR THE DEGREE 120 s.c.h.
 
Additional requirements for the Major in Mathematics
  1. Passing score on the practice mathematics 8 - 12 TExES exam during the year prior to graduation.
  2. Preparation and deliverance of a research paper and oral presentation as part of MTH 4327 during the year prior to graduation.

A maximum of 14 s.c.h. in mathematics may be transferred from another institution for the Major in Mathematics.

Requirements for SRSU Rio Grande College Degree
  1. A minimum of 120 semester credit hours
  2. A minimum of 39 semester credit hours of advanced course work
  3. A minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residency with SRSU-RGC
  4. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better; cumulative GPA in major and minor, 2.0 or beter

Minor

Students must complete a minor of at least eighteen semester credit hours, including a minimum of nine semester credit hours of advanced coursework in residence at SRSU-RGC. A maximum of nine semester credit hours of transfer courses can be used.

Students may not take MTH 3308, 3309, or 3311.