
Description
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is uniquely qualified to offer programs that blend theory and practice in an innovative way, preparing students for career options in academic, corporate, and government areas. Classes are deliberately structured to enable students who pursue a major in Mathematics or Computer Science to learn in concert with Engineering and Science majors. In this setting, the student’s appreciation of the inherent power and cohesiveness of mathematics is enhanced by the highlighted role that mathematics plays in all fields.
Degree Requirements
Mathematics Major  Bachelor of Arts with Elementary Certification
This program is designed to prepare the student for teacher certification in the State of Michigan with particular skills in the teaching of mathematics. In addition to standard topics in mathematics education, courses in statistics and computer science are available.
A twentyhour cognate is also required. Students must complete the professional education sequence for elementary certification. The student must earn at least a C grade in each required course and an overall GPA of 2.7 in the major. The 30 hours for the major include:

   cr.  rec./lec.  lab. 
MTH 111  Mathematical Analysis I   3  3  
MTH 112  Mathematical Analysis II   3  3  
MTH 477  Concepts of Modern Elementary School Mathematics I   3  3  
MTH 478  Concepts of Modern Elementary School Mathematics II   3  3  
MTH 480  Analysis for Teachers   3  3  
MTH 481  Modern Algebra for Teachers   3  3  
MTH 483  Fundamental concepts of Geometry   3  3  
MTH 484  History of Mathematics   3  3  
MTH 485  Statistics for Teachers   3  3  
Total: 30 Credits
One additional course must be selected from: 
   cr.  rec./lec.  lab. 
CSC 171  Introduction to Computer Science I   3  3  
MTH 461  Transformational Geometry   3  3  
MTH 462  The Projective Plane   3  3  
MTH 482  Linear Algebra for Teachers   3  3  
MTH 486  Higher Arithmetic for Teachers   3  3  



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