Mathematics, BA/BS

Program Description

The Utah Tech University Mathematics Department helps students to achieve their academic, career, and life goals, including those related to basic computational skills, mathematical processes, and knowledge that develops real-life applications, modeling, and problem solving. The Department’s comprehensive and integrated offerings help students master mathematical competencies for future career and educational endeavors. As part of an open-admissions institution, the Department offers a broad spectrum of Mathematics classes that are useful for skill levels from developmental to selected four-year degree requirements. The Mathematics faculty is dedicated to providing opportunities that promote student success. The Utah Tech Mathematics Department also offers all coursework necessary to obtain a Utah Secondary Education Math Endorsement. 

Program Curriculum

120 credits

Utah Tech General Education Requirements

All Utah Tech General Education requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to Utah Tech's minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

General Education Core Requirements

American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Fine Arts3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5
Bachelor of Arts: Foreign Language Requirement3-16
Complete one of the following:
- Complete 16 credits in a single foreign language, through earned credit (grade C or higher), credit by examination, or vertical credit from the courses listed on the GE Foreign Language Requirement page 1
- Complete a 2020 or higher foreign language course (grade C or higher)
- Complete a 3060 foreign language course listed below (grade C or higher)
- Receive 16 transfer credits for GEFL 1000 (8) and GEFL 2000 (8) in a single foreign language (grade C or higher)
Complete a 1010 course listed below in a second foreign language (grade C or higher) AND one of the following:
1. In a language not taught at Utah Tech, receive 12 FLATS exam credits for FLAT 1000 (8) and FLAT 2000 (4)
2. In a language not taught at Utah Tech, receive 12 transfer credits articulated as GEFL 1000 (8) and GEFL 2000 (4) (all grade C or higher)
Available only to students who are nonnative English speakers, complete one of the following:
- Complete 16 credits of ESL courses listed below (grade B or higher)
- Complete ESL 2750 or ESL 2760 (grade B or higher).
- Submit one of the following test scores required for unconditional Utah Tech admission: TOEFL (61 iBT, 173 CBT, or 500 PBT); or Michigan (70); or USU-IELE equivalent score. Other tests may be accepted for admission to Utah Tech but will not fulfill this requirement. Official scores must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office.
Total Hours3-16

General Education Foreign Language Classes may be found on the General Education page.

Mathematics Core Requirements 

MATH 1210Calculus I (MA)4
MATH 1220Calculus II (MA)4
MATH 2200Discrete Mathematics3
or CS 2100 Discrete Structures
MATH 2210Multivariable Calculus (MA)4
MATH 2270Linear Algebra3
MATH 2280Ordinary Differential Equations3
MATH 3200Introduction to Analysis I3
MATH 3400Probability & Statistics3
MATH 3900Number Theory3
MATH 4000Abstract Algebra I3
MATH 4900Senior Capstone Seminar (ALUR)3

Mathematics Elective Requirements 

Complete 12 credits from the following:
MATH 3000History of Mathematics3
MATH 3100Euclidean / Non-Euclidean Geom3
MATH 3150Introduction to Partial Differential Equations3
MATH 3210Introduction to Analysis II3
MATH 3450Statistical Inference3
MATH 3500Numerical Analysis3
MATH 3605Introduction to Modeling and Simulation3
MATH 3700Mathematical Modeling I4
MATH 4010Abstract Algebra II3
MATH 4100Introduction to Topology3
MATH 4200Introduction to Complex Analysis3
MATH 4250Programming for Scientific Computation4
MATH 4550Scientific Computation3
MATH 4800Industrial Careers in Mathematics3
MATH 4890RIndependent Research1-3

Mathematics Program Requirements

CS 1400Fundamentals of Programming3
PHYS 2210
PHYS 2215
Physics/Scientists Engineers I (PS)
and Physics/Scientists Engineers I Lab (LAB)
PHYS 2220
PHYS 2225
Physics/Scientists EngineersII
and Physics/Scientists Engineers II Lab

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 120 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 40 upper-division credits (3000 and above).
  3. Complete at least 30 upper-division credits at Utah Tech for institutional residency
  4. Grade C or higher (not C-) required in each Core Discipline Requirement, Mathematics Required Elective, and Mathematics Program Requirement course.
  5. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher