Mathematics

Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics offers two majors: Mathematics, which leads to the Bachelor of Science degree, and Mathematics Education, which leads to the Bachelor of Science in Education degree.

The Department of Mathematics offers two majors: Mathematics, which leads to the Bachelor of Science degree, and Mathematics Education, which leads to the Bachelor of Science in Education degree. The mathematics curriculum is designed to provide:

  1. Competence in the basic skills and understanding for dealing with numbers and forms.
  2. Communication of thought through symbolic expressions and graphs.
  3. Cultural advancement through a realization of the significance of mathematics in its relation to the total physical and social structure.
  4. Preparation for future study and research in mathematics.
  5. Preparation of teachers of mathematics.
  6. An understanding of mathematics as a logical system of ordered ideas.

General Mathematics Concentration
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Mathematics
General Education: 50 hours
Required Courses: 45 hours (above MT 1323 - College Algebra, MT 1613 - Plane Trigonometry, and MT 2013 - Elementary Statistics)

  • MT 2145 Calculus I
  • MT 3223 Linear Algebra
  • MT 3543 Introduction to Number Theory
  • MT 3624 Calculus II
  • MT 3633 Calculus III
  • MT 4023 Advanced Calculus I
  • MT 4233 Higher Algebra
  • MT 4353 Discrete Mathematics
  • MT 4423 Mathematical Statistics I
  • MT 4433 Mathematical Statistics II
  • MT 4453 Numerical Analysis
  • MT 4583 Mathematical Modeling
  • MT 4643 Differential Equations
  • MT 4743 History of Mathematics

Six Hours of electives in Mathematics:

  • MT 4553 Complex Variables
  • MT 4653 Seminar in Mathematics

Additional requirements: Physics I and Physics II and electives in computer science approved by advisor to complete a minimum of 124 hours for graduation, including 45 hours in upper division coursework.

Mathematics (Teacher Education)
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education
Major: Mathematics (Teacher Education
General Education: 50 hours
Required Courses: 45 hours (above MT 1323 - College Algebra, MT 1613 – Plane Trigonometry, and MT 2013 - Elementary Statistics)

  • MT 2145 Calculus I
  • MT 3223 Linear Algebra
  • MT 3543 Introduction to Number Theory
  • MT 3624 Calculus II
  • MT 3633 Calculus III
  • MT 4233 Higher Algebra
  • MT 4423 Mathematical Statistics I
  • MT 4433 Mathematical Statistics II
  • MT 4543 College Geometry
  • MT 4353 Discrete Mathematics
  • MT 4583 Mathematical Modeling
  • MT 4643 Differential Equations
  • MT 4743 History of Mathematics
  • MT 4753 Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools

Professional Education – 35 hours (See Teacher Education program)

Electives in related courses approved by advisor to complete a minimum of 130 hours for graduation, including 45 hours in upper division coursework.

The Langston University Summer Academy in Mathematics, Science & Technology for High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors June 1- 14th

Math Application Summer 2014