Bachelor of Science
On Campus, Online, Hybrid
About the Undergraduate Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree is well suited for students pursuing a variety of mathematical careers in industry or secondary education, or planning for graduate education.
In the Mathematics B.S. program all students begin with an introduction to the various subfields of mathematics through ten core courses. Each student then selects the degree path option that best suits their needs and goals.
Focus of Study
The focus of study for the Mathematics, BS is to prepare students for a variety of mathematical careers in industry or secondary education, or for graduate education.
Program Requirements for Admission
For information on undergraduate admission to UCCS, please visit the UCCS Admissions page.
Specialization Track Options
Following the core courses, each student then completes the requirements for their selected options:
General requirements for all students in the Mathematics B.S. program include the following:
- Complete at least 45 credit hours of MATH courses
- Complete each required MATH course with a grade of C or better
- Maintain an overall GPA of at least 2.0
- Complete an exit interview with the mathematics department prior to graduation
- Meet with a faculty advisor in the mathematics department during the first year as a mathematics major
- Fulfill the specific requirements for the Option selected
All students are expected to take ten core courses, which allow students to become familiar with the different subfields of mathematics before choosing their focus. Core courses include:
- MATH 1350 - Calculus I
- MATH 1360 - Calculus II
- MATH 2150 - Discrete Mathematics
- MATH 2350 - Calculus III
- MATH 3110 - Theory of Numbers
- MATH 3130 - Introduction to Linear Algebra
- MATH 3400 - Introduction to Differential Equations
- MATH 3410 - Introduction to Analysis
- MATH 3810 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics
For details on program coursework, please visit the Academic Catalog.