20102011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]
Mathematical Science, B.S.


Return to: Academic Programs (alphabetical) Mathematics is an essential component of any liberal arts education, especially in this age of technology. At Maryville, the study of mathematics combines both practical and theoretical aspects. All students are required to complete a general education requirement in mathematics. The exact course depends on the requirements of the student’s major field of study. Placement exams are administered by the Retention & Advising Office.
Mathematicians are valued for their logic, rigor and analytic ability. They are viewed as capable of engaging in creative problem solving across a wide range of disciplines. Mathematical Science majors have a remarkably diverse set of choices for embarking on their careers. 
General Education Requirements:
 One course in art, music, performance or aesthetics
 One course in English or foreign language
 One course in philosophy
 Two other electives chosen from English, the arts, aesthetics, foreign language, humanities, philosophy, or religion
 One course in American history or government
 Two electives chosen from economics, geography, history, political science, psychology or sociology
 One course in science
Additional Requirements:
 Additional electives to reach a total of 48 hours
The remaining 22 credit hours must be chosen from 300 or 400 level courses:

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