Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics

Degree Requirements

The degree requirement for the B.S. in Mathematics includes 120 credits with a GPA of at least 2.0. 30 of the last 60 credits must be completed at IU Kokomo. In addition to courses required for the campus-wide general education curriculum, students must takes courses in the natural sciences, mathematics, and informatics/computer science. The following courses must be taken and appropriate prerequisites must be met as listed in the Academic Bulletin.      


Communication Skills and Information Literacy (9 cr)

ENG-W131 Elementary Composition I

ENG-W132 Elementary Composition II

SPCH-S121 Public Speaking

Quantitative Literacy

Satisfied by the Mathematics and Informatics courses for the major

Critical Thinking (3 cr)

Satisfied by the major                                                            

Cultural Diversity (3 cr)

See your academic advisor for qualifying course choices.

Ethics and Civic Engagement (3 cr)

One course from the list:                                                       

PHIL-P100, PHIL-P140, PHIL-P383, HPER-P402                                       

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 cr)

(One course from each group)

Sociology & Psychology                                                                                

SOC-S100, SOC-S101, PSY-P103, PSY-P216              

Political Science, History and Economics                             

See your academic advisor for qualifying course choices.

Humanities and Arts (6 cr)

(One course from each group)

Fine, Performing and Communication Arts:              

See your academic advisor for qualifying course choices.

Literature and Philosophy:                                                     

Any PHIL course except PHIL-P150, any ENG-L or ENG-E, SPAN-S360 Introduction to Spanish Literature                  

Physical and Life Sciences (8 cr)

Satisfied by the major


SSCI-S105 Freshman Learning Community in Natural Sciences and Mathematics (1 cr)

Science and Informatics Courses (19 cr)

PHYS-P221 Physics I ‡ (5 cr)

INFO-I101 Introduction to Informatics (4 cr)

CHEM-C105/125 General Chemistry I or

BIOL-L105 Introduction to Biology     or

GEOL-G100 General Geology (5 cr)

Other Science or Informatics Course ( 5 cr)

Mathematics Courses (41 cr)

MATH-M215 Calculus I (5 cr)

MATH-M216 Calculus II ‡ (5 cr)

MATH-M311 Calculus III ‡ (5 cr)

MATH-M303 Linear Algebra for Undergraduates ‡   (3 cr)

At least two (2) 400 level Mathematics Sequences (12+ cr)

MATH-M403/404 Introduction to Modern Algebra I & II‡ (6 cr)

MATH-M413/415 Introduction to Analysis I & II‡       or (6 cr)

     MATH-M413/415 Intro to Analysis I & Elementary

     Complex Variables with Applications‡ (6 cr)

MATH-M447/448 Mathematical Models and Applications I & II ‡ (6 cr)

MATH-M471/472 Numerical Analysis I & II  ‡ (6 cr)

Additional Mathematics Courses (at least 12 cr)

MATH-M313 Elementary Differential Equations‡ (3 cr)

MATH-M347 Discrete Mathematics ‡ (3 cr)

MATH-T336 Topics in Euclidean Geometry ‡ (3 cr)

MATH-M360 Elements of Probability ‡ (3 cr)

MATH-M366 Elements of Statistical Inference ‡ (3 cr)

MATH-M403 Introduction to Modern Algebra ‡ (3 cr)

MATH-M413 Introduction to Analysis I ‡ (3 cr)

MATH-M415 Elementary Complex Variables with Applications ‡ (3 cr)

MATH-M447 Mathematical Models and Applications I ‡ (3 cr)

MATH-M471 Numerical Analysis I ‡  (3 cr)

MATH-MXXX Undergraduate Research ‡ (1-6 cr)

MATH-MXXX Undergraduate Internship ‡ (1-6 cr)