20172018 Shepherd University Catalog
Mathematics Comprehensive, B.S.


Return to: Colleges/Departments/Programs Mathematics is a very basic subject in the sense that it stands at the basis of all sciences, and it can be argued that a good training in mathematics enhances all intellectual activity in general. Most of the population, while they may never explicitly use mathematics in their everyday lives, do use their reasoning power, and the best way to strengthen that is through a solid mathematical training. The benefits of a mathematical training are manifold. Aside from the obvious careers that are available, mathematical training develops a flexible mind and an ability to quickly and efficiently learn new things and solve diverse problems that arise in all walks of life.

Curriculum for a Comprehensive Major in Mathematics
In addition to the core requirements, students complete one concentration (traditional or industrial). Total hours required, 120 Hours:
Specific Core Curriculum, 16 Hours:
Core mathematics requirements, 42 Hours:
Core engineering requirements, 18 Hours:
Traditional mathematics concentration requirements, 18 Hours:
Required mathematics courses, 9 Hours:
Mathematics and engineering electives, 9 Hours:
 Complete 9 credits of additional coursework of MATH 300 or above, and ENGR 200 or above.
Industrial Mathematics concentration requirements, 18 Hours:
Engineering electives, 12 Hours:
 Complete 12 credits of additional ENGR coursework of ENGR 200 or above.
Required mathematics electives, 6 Hours:
 Complete 6 credits of MATH courses 300 or above.
FourYear Course Progression
Mathematics, Industrial and Traditional
FALL 

FIRST YEAR 


SPRING 

FIRST YEAR 

Sub./Course No. 
Tier 
Title 
Credit 

Sub./Course No. 
Tier 
Title 
Credit 
MATH 100 
1 
Freshman Seminar (FYEX) 
1 

ENGR 102 

Engineering II 
3 
MATH 207 
1 
Calculus I (MA) (Req.) 
4 

MATH 208 

Calculus II 
4 
Core Curriculum 
1 
ENGL 101 
3 

Core Curriculum 
1 
ENGL 102 
3 
Core Curriculum 
1 
History 
3 

Core Curriculum 
2 
Choose SOGL or MD with advisor 
3 
ECON 205 
2 
Macroeconomics (SOCK) (Req.) 
3 

GSPE 210 
2 
Fitness for Life (WE) 
3 


TOTAL 
14 



TOTAL 
16 

FALL 

SECOND YEAR 


SPRING 

SECOND YEAR 

Sub./Course No. 
Tier 
Title 
Credit 

Sub./Course No. 
Tier 
Title 
Credit 
CPE 221 

Introduction to Electrical Engineering 
3 

MATH 254 

Discrete Mathematics 
3 
MATH 218 

Numerical Methods 
3 

PHYS 222 
1 
General Physics II (LS) 
3 
MATH 307 

Introduction to Linear Algebra 
3 

PHYS 222L 
1 
General Physics II Lab (LS) 
1 
PHYS 221 
1 
General Physics I (LS) 
3 

ENGR 242 

Engineering Dynamics 
3 
PHYS 221L 
1 
General Physics I Lab (LS) 
1 

MATH 309 

Calculus III 
4 
ENGR 241 

Engineering Statics 
3 



TOTAL 
14 


TOTAL 
16 






FALL 

THIRD YEAR 


SPRING 

THIRD YEAR 

Sub./Course No. 
Tier 
Title 
Credit 

Sub./Course No. 
Tier 
Title 
Credit 
MATH 312* 

Introduction to Abstract Algebra 
3 

MATH 310 

Differential Equations 
4 
MATH 318 

Numerical Analysis 
3 

MATH 354 

Operations Research 
3 
Core Curriculum 
2 
Choose HMGL or MD with advisor 
3 

MATH 414* 

History and Development of Mathematics 
3 
Core Curriculum 
2 
Choose AR with advisor 
3 

Core Curriculum 
2 
Choose HMGL or MD with advisor 
3 
Elective 

Technology Elective 
3 

Elective 

Technology Elective 
3 


TOTAL 
15 



TOTAL 
16 
*See your advisor for Industrial Math option 


*See your advisor for Industrial Math option 


FALL 

FOURTH YEAR 


SPRING 

FOURTH YEAR 

Sub./Course No. 
Tier 
Title 
Credit 

Sub./Course No. 
Tier 
Title 
Credit 
MATH 489 

Mathematics Capstone I (WM and CP) 
1 

MATH 409 

Introduction to Complex Variables 
3 
MATH 321 

Probability and Statistics 
3 

MATH 410 

Advanced Calculus 
3 
MATH 329 

Mathematical Modeling 
3 

MATH 420 

Partial Differential Equations 
3 
Elective 

Technology Elective 
3 

MATH 424* 

Foundations of Geometry 
3 
Elective 

Technology Elective 
3 

MATH 490 

Mathematics Capstone Project II (WM and CP) 
2 
Core Curriculum 
2 
Choose SOMD or GL with advisor 
3 



TOTAL 
14 


TOTAL 
16 

*See your advisor for Industrial Math option 

4/17/2014 










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