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.

Mathematics Faculty

Department Contact

Bill Yankosky, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics Program Coordinator
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
252.985.5149
byankosky@ncwc.edu

Career Options

  • Education
  • Actuarial Science
  • Financial Services
  • Biomathematics
  • Cryptography

Major Requirements
B.A. Degree
MAT 121, 122, 221, 323, 340, 403, 404, and 427

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 341 and 342, 361 and 362
BIO 303, 330, 401, 402
BUS 307, 350
CIS 315 and 330.

B.S. Degree
MAT 121, 122, 221, 323, 340, 403, 404, and 427

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
BIO 303, 330, 401, and 402
BUS 307, 350
CIS 315 and 330

12 semester  hours of courses in the natural sciences
(not including ERS 131, 132, 141, 142, 171, 172 and CHM 101, 102).

 

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

Mathematics (BS) 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
__________________________________________
TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
MAT 115 Trigonometry 3
PSY/SOC Social Science Requirement 3 ENG 112 Writing II 3
ENG 112 Writing II 3
CHM/PHY Physical Science Requirement 3
CHM/PHY Physical Science Lab Requirement 2
__________________________________________
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
_________________________________________
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
___________________________________________
TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits

MAT 221 Multivariate Calculus 4
MAT Upper Level Elective 3
Natural Science Elective + Lab 4
Ethics Requirement 3
Elective 2
_________________________________________
TOTAL HOURS: 16


Spring Semester Credits

MAT 323 Probability and Statistics 3
MAT Upper Level Elective 3
International Studies Requirement 3
Natural Science Elective + Lab 4
Elective 2
__________________________________________
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
__________________________________________
TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits

MAT 404 Abstract Algebra 3
MAT 427 Mathematics Seminar 3
MAT Upper Level Elective 3-4
Elective 3
Elective 3
__________________________________________
TOTAL HOURS: 15-16

* The four-year degree plan provided is just a guide and not an actual expectation of courses that students have to take during specific semesters. Each student may have a unique graduation plan based on transfer credit, courses offerings, course load taken, summer course options, intended career/graduate school plans, etc. An advisor will work one-on-one with students to customize a four-year degree plan during a student’s first semester if requested by the student.

Mathematics (BA) 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
__________________________________________
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
__________________________________________
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
_________________________________________
TOTAL HOURS: 16

 


Spring Semester Credits
MAT 122 Calculus II 4
CIS 211 Programming Structures 3
HIS/POL Social Science Requirement 3
Elective 3
Elective 2
___________________________________________
TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
MAT 221 Multivariate Calculus 4
MAT Upper Level Elective 3
Ethics Requirement 3
Elective 3
Elective 2
_________________________________________
TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
MAT 323 Probability and Statistics 3
MAT Upper Level Elective 3
International Studies Requirement 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
__________________________________________
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
__________________________________________
TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
MAT 404 Abstract Algebra 3
MAT 427 Mathematics Seminar 3
MAT Upper Level Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
__________________________________________
TOTAL HOURS: 15

* The four-year degree plan provided is just a guide and not an actual expectation of courses that students have to take during specific semesters. Each student may have a unique graduation plan based on transfer credit, courses offerings, course load taken, summer course options, intended career/graduate school plans, etc. An advisor will work one-on-one with students to customize a four-year degree plan during a student’s first semester if requested by the student.