mathematics program

Numbers count in all spheres of life. This is why a B.A. in Mathematics from Georgian Court University has numerous advantages.

Whether you plan to become a teacher, go on to graduate school, or pursue a career in the business arena, you’ll find the foundation in this comprehensive program. It not only gives you a logical and technical foundation in math; it prepares you for a meaningful career in mathematics or a related field.

Program

To earn a B.A. in Mathematics, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including:

  • General Education courses
  • Mathematics courses (33 credits)
  • Computer science course (4 credits)

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Courses

Mathematics & Computer Science:

  • MA115 Calculus I (4)
  • MA116 Calculus II (4)
  • MA209 Linear Algebra (3)
  • MA210 Discrete Mathematics (3)
  • MA215 Calculus III (4)
  • MA311 Introduction to Abstract Algebra I (3)
  • MA312 Introduction to Abstract Algebra II (3)
  • MA401 Introduction to Analysis (3)
  • Choice of courses (pick one):
    • MA216 Vector Calculus (3)
    • MA331 Probability & Statistics I (3)
  • Elective (3)

Computer Science:

  • CS123 Computer Programming I (4)

Note: It is highly recommended that education majors take MA331.

Teaching Credentials

  • Early Childhood Education (P–3) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement
  • Elementary Education (K–6) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement*
  • Teacher of Mathematics (K–12) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement*

*Teacher of English as a Second Language option available

For required professional courses in education, please refer to the School of Education.

Complement your academic foundation with a minor in mathematics from GCU. Utilize the foundations in this program for a wide variety of career possibilities in the science, medical, and education fields. This program requires 18 credits in mathematics courses at the MA115 level or higher.

Program

To earn a minor in mathematics from GCU, you must successfully complete:

  • MA115 Calculus I (4)
  • MA116 Calculus II (4)
  • 10 additional mathematics credits at the MA115 level or higher

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.