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    The program leading to the BS in Mathematics is especially strong, and is unique within the region.  The department strives to promote excellence; it fields teams for the Putnam competition and prepares students for actuarial exams.  It also sponsors a chapter of the mathematical honor society, Pi Mu Epsilon.  Recent graduates are successfully pursuing careers in industry or doctoral work at top-level universities.


    What will I study?

    Required Courses (55 credits)
    MATH 161 Calculus I (5)
    MATH 162 Calculus II (5)
    MATH 163 Calculus III (5)
    MATH 225 Foundations of Mathematics (5)                  
    MATH 231 Linear Algebra (5)
    MATH 241 Calculus IV (5)
    MATH 347 Introduction to Differential Equations (4)
    & MATH 307 and Mathematical Computing Laboratory III (1)
    MATH 385 Probability and An Introduction to Statistics (4)
    MATH 432 Introduction to Modern Algebra II (4)
    MATH 460 Continuos Functions (5)
    MATH 491 Senior Thesis (5)

    Required Electives (35 credits)
    Choose from the following: A maximum of 20 credits of elective may be counted from outside the Math Department. Some of these courses may require completion of additional prerequisites.
    CHEM 421 Physical Chemistry
    CHEM 422 Physical Chemistry 
    CHEM 423 Physical Chemistry  
    CSCD 210 Programming Principles I
    CSCD 211 Programming Principles II
    CSCD 300 Data Structures
    CSCD 305 C++ Programming
    CSCD 320 Algorithms
    CSCD 340 Operating Systems
    CSCD 420 Automata
    CSCD 480 Intelligent Systems
    CSCD 501 Advanced Algorithms
    ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
    ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
    ECON 337 Econometrics
    ECON 430 Mathematical Economics
    EENG 320 Signals and Systems I
    EENG 321 Signals and Systems II
    EENG 420 Digital Signal Processing
    EENG 440 Digital Communication Systems
    EENG 470 Control Systems
    EENG 471 Digital Control Systems
    MATH 331 Discrete Mathematics with Applications
    MATH 332 Number Theory
    MATH 430 Advanced Linear Algebra
    MATH 431 Applied Group Theory
    MATH 433 Galios Theory
    MATH 444 Numerical Linear Algebra
    MATH 445 Numerical Analysis
    MATH 447 Differential Equations
    MATH 448 Partial Differential Equations
    MATH 461 Advanced Calculus I
    MATH 462 Advanced Calculus II
    MATH 470 Foundations of Geometry
    MATH 481 Complex Analysis
    MATH 485 Probability and Statistical Inference II
    MATH 486 Probability and Statistical Inference III
    MENG 492 Finite Element Analysis
    PHYS 361 Classical Mechanics I
    PHYS 362 Classical Mechanics II
    PHYS 363 Special Relativity
    PHYS 371 Introduction to Quantum Physics
    PHYS 401 Electromagnetism I
    PHYS 402 Electromagnetism II
    PHYS 403 Electromagnetism III


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    Contact Information

    Mathematics Department
    216 Kingston Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.4315
    fax: 509.359.4700

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