2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.S.

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The Mathematics major will consist of the following components:

Students must also have at least a 2.00 grade point average for all mathematics courses enrolled (excluding MTH-110 , MTH 115, MTH-120 , MTH 145, MTH-301 , and MTH-302 ).  

Further considerations for specific career goals

Students planning to teach mathematics in secondary schools must include these mathematics courses in their majors:

Further Considerations

Students may also pursue certification through Furman’s Master of Arts in Teaching.  Consult with the Coordinator of Mathematics Education or the Education Department (https://www.furman.edu/academics/education ) to learn about the programs of teacher preparation.

For students planning for graduate study in mathematics, the major should include:

For students planning mathematics-related careers in government service, business or industry, the major should include:

Course Options for First-Year Students

Entry Level Courses (with associated GER)


Please note that there are also MR courses offered by Computer Science (CSC 105 Introduction to Computer Science) and by Economics (ECN 120 Statistics for Economics and Business). When deciding which course to take to satisfy your MR GER, consider your interests while also taking into account your abilities.  There is no placement exam, so please consult with our department should you need guidance.


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