20222023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Department of Mathematical Sciences


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Eric S. Marland, Chair
Katherine Mawhinney, Assistant Chair
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The Department of Mathematical Sciences assists students in mastering quantitative skills relevant to careers in business, industry, government, and teaching at the elementary, secondary, and college levels. The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in the mathematical sciences offer a flexible curriculum adaptable to the professional objectives of the individual. By combining a strong background in the mathematical sciences with appropriately chosen study in related fields, the degree programs prepare students for their desired careers. The Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science; a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with seven concentration options including Statistics and Secondary Education Licensure; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics.
Every mathematical sciences major is assigned an advisor. Degree candidates should seek approval of their program of study as early as possible, but no later than three semesters before their intended date of graduation. Students pursuing multiple majors are especially encouraged to seek early departmental advising. Visit the departmental website at www.mathsci.appstate.edu or contact the departmental chair at (828) 2623050 for additional information.
Honors Program in Mathematical Sciences
The Mathematical Sciences Honors Program offers honors courses to students who have exhibited outstanding ability and interest in the mathematical sciences. The Mathematical Sciences Honors Director determines admission to the department honors program. To graduate with “honors in mathematical sciences,” students must graduate with a major GPA of 3.45 or above and earn a minimum grade of “B” (3.0) in nine semester hours of honors or graduate level coursework. This honors coursework must include at least one instance of MAT 3510  Junior Honors Seminar (3) and a completed MAT 4510  Senior Honors Thesis (13) [CAP] with a total of three credits of MAT 4510 .
ProgramsBachelor of ScienceBachelor of ArtsCertificateMinorCoursesMathematicsStatistics
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