Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Mathematics Major

Students electing a major in Mathematics apply to the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development and meet admission requirements that include a 2.75 in their content grade point average (GPA). Students must maintain the content GPA of 2.75 for retention and, along with satisfactorily completing required courses in secondary education (minimum grade B-), complete the following courses to obtain Mathematics certification:

Requirements

Computer Science

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CSCI 157Introduction to Algorithmic Thinking in Python

4

Fall, Spring.

Mathematics

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MATH 212Calculus I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 213Calculus II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 240Statistical Methods I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 300Bridge to Advanced Mathematics

4

Spring.
MATH 314Calculus III

4

Fall, Spring.
MATH 315Linear Algebra

4

Fall.
MATH 324College Geometry

4

Fall, Spring.
MATH 431Number Theory

3

Fall, Spring.
MATH 432Introduction to Abstract Algebra

4

Spring.
MATH 441Introduction to Probability

4

Fall.
MATH 458History of Mathematics

4

Fall.

Physics

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHYS 200Mechanics

4

Fall.

Total Credit Hours: 51

Note: To enroll in SED 411 and SED 412, students must have completed the calculus sequence: MATH 212, 213, 314; in addition to MATH 240, MATH 300, MATH 315, MATH 324; and at least concurrent enrollment in MATH 432. Prior to enrollment in SED 421 and SED 422, students must have completed all requirements in the mathematics major.