Mathematics


Overview & Academics

Students in the Mathematics Program will develop their analytical sills and learn how to work in a problem-solving environment. Advanced modeling, theory, and methods make up the foundation of a mathematics degree and allow students to enter the work force or continue their education.

Department Contact

Bill Yankosky, Ph.D.
Mathematics Program Coordinator
Professor of Mathematics
North Carolina State University
(252) 985-5149
byankosky@ncwc.edu

Major Requirements
MAT 121, 122, 221, 323, 340, 403, 404, and 427 and three of the following elective mathematics courses: MAT 304, 318, 325, 411, 415, 495. Programming Component course (3 semester hours): CIS 211 or other course approved by adviser. Applied Mathematics course (3 semester hours) from: CHM 361 and 362, CHM 341 and 342, BUS 307, BIO 303, 330, 401, and 402, BUS 350, CIS 315 and 330. Complete 12 semester hours of courses in the natural sciences, not including ERS 131, 132, 141, 142, 171, 172, and CHM 101, 102

Minor Requirements
Complete MAT 121, 122, 213 or 323, and three of the following elective mathematics courses: MAT 221, 304, 318, 325, 340, 403, 404, 411, 415, 495

Undergraduate Plan

Fall Semester Credits
BIO 101 Life Science 3
BIO 102 Life Science Lab 1
MAT 113 College Algebra 3
ENG 111 Writing I 3
EXS 100 Fitness & Wellness 2
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
MAT 115 Trigonometry 3
PSY/SOC Social Science Requirement 3 ENG 112 Writing II 3
CHM/PHY Physical Science Requirement 3
CHM/PHY Physical Science Lab Requirement 2
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TOTAL HOURS: 14

Fall Semester Credits
MAT 121 Calculus I 4
ECO/GEO/JUS Social Science Requirement 3
REL 101 or 115 Religious Studies Requirement 3
ART/ENT/MUS Fine Arts Requirement 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 16

 


Spring Semester Credits

MAT 122 Calculus II 4
CIS 211 Programming Structures 3
HIS/POL Social Science Requirement 3
Natural Science Elective + Lab 4
Elective 1
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TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits

MAT 221 Multivariate Calculus 4
MAT Upper Level Elective 3
Natural Science Elective + Lab 4
Elective 3
Elective 1
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits

MAT 323 Probability and Statistics 3
MAT Upper Level Elective 3
International Studies Requirement 3
Natural Science Elective + Lab 3
Elective 2
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TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits

MAT 340 Transition to Advanced Mathematics 3
MAT 403 Linear Algebra 3
Applied Mathematics Requirement 3
ENG Literature Requirement 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 14


Spring Semester Credits

MAT 404 Abstract Algebra 3
MAT 427 Mathematics Seminar 3
MAT Upper Level Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15-16