B.S., Mathematics

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Mathematics B.S.: 120 credits


Pre-major Requirement
Students must be ready to matriculate into MATH F251X before they will be allowed to declare mathematics as their major.
General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
As part of the general education requirements, complete:
Calculus I
B.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.S. degree requirements.
As part of the B.S. requirements, complete:
Calculus II
College Physics I
and College Physics II
General Physics I
and General Physics II
Mathematics Program Requirements
MATH F253XCalculus III4
MATH F265Introduction to Mathematical Proofs3
MATH F314Linear Algebra3
Complete one of the following concentrations:29
Mathematics Concentration
Statistics Concentration



MATH F401Introduction to Real Analysis3
MATH F405Abstract Algebra3
MATH F490Senior Seminar 12
Complete at least 21 additional credits of electives. 2
The following are some suggested elective packages:
Pure Math Suggested Elective Package
MATH F305Geometry3
MATH F320Topics in Combinatorics3
or MATH F321 Number Theory
MATH F404Introduction to Topology3
MATH F410Introduction to Complex Analysis3
Additional 9 elective credits9
Applied Math Suggested Elective Package
MATH F302Differential Equations3
MATH F432Introduction to Partial Differential Equations3
MATH F410Introduction to Complex Analysis3
MATH F460Mathematical Modeling3
Complete two of the following:6
Discrete Mathematics
Numerical Analysis
Additional 3 elective credits3
Elective Package for Mathematics Teachers (Grades 7-12) 3
Complete the following:
CS F201Computer Science I3
MATH F305Geometry3
MATH F316Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Mathematics3
STAT F300Statistics3
or MATH F371 Probability
or MATH F408 Mathematical Statistics
Complete one from the following:3
Discrete Mathematics
Topics in Combinatorics
Number Theory
Complete 2 from the following:6
Differential Equations
Introduction to Complex Analysis
Numerical Analysis
Introduction to Partial Differential Equations
Mathematical Modeling


CS F201Computer Science I3
or NRM F338 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
ENGL F314Technical Writing3
or ENGL F414 Research Writing
MATH F371Probability3
MATH F401Introduction to Real Analysis3
or MATH F405 Abstract Algebra
MATH F408Mathematical Statistics3
STAT F300Statistics3
STAT F401Regression and Analysis of Variance4
STAT F402Scientific Sampling3
STAT F454Statistical Consulting Seminar 11
Additional 3 elective credits at the F300 level or above 4

Note: All mathematics majors — including double majors — must have an advisor from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Note: At least 12 approved mathematics credits at the F300 level or above must be taken while in residence on the Fairbanks campus.