2023-24 University Bulletin 
    Apr 17, 2024  
2023-24 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.A.

NY State Program Code: 04139
HEGIS Code: 1701.00
CIP Code: 27.0101

The B.A. in mathematics is designed to give students a broad understanding of mathematics and a strong liberal arts foundation. This degree is designed for students who wish to have a comprehensive foundation in mathematics or students wishing to pursue a career in mathematics education. To graduate with a degree in mathematics, computer science, information systems, or statistics, majors must have a GPA of at least 2.0 in all courses applied to the major, with at most one grade lower than a C–. This applies to those courses that have been taken at Adelphi in fulfillment of degree requirements. Majors in computer and management information systems are required to maintain an average of 2.0 in all courses applied to the major.

Advanced standing may be granted at the discretion of the department.

General Education Requirements

All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements , in addition to the requirements for the major in mathematics, computer science, or computer and management information systems.

Semester Sequence

Degree: B.A.
Required GPA: 2.0 
Credits Required for Major: 41
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
MTH (0144) 130 Calculus IA
MTH (0144) 131 Calculus IB
MTH (0144) 141 Calculus I1



MTH (0144) 190 Mathematics Orientation Seminar 1              
MTH (0144) 142 Calculus II  4   or ✓          
MTH (0144) 201 Bridge to Higher Mathematics  3      ✓ or ✓        
MTH (0144) 250 Multivarable Mathematics 4     or ✓        
MTH (0144) 321 Geometry I 3            
MTH (0144) 361 Introduction to Probability Theory  3         or ✓   or ✓  
MTH (0144) 362 Mathematical Statistics 3             or ✓
MTH (0144) 431 Analysis  3         or ✓ or ✓
MTH (0144) 457 Abstract Algebra  3         or ✓ or ✓
MTH (0144) 103 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers
MTH (0144) 220 Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
3         or ✓ or ✓
MTH (0144) 471 Mathematics Senior Seminar I 1              
MTH (0144) 472 Mathematics Senior Seminar II 3              
CSC (0145) 161 Computer Applications in Mathematics 3         or ✓   or ✓
Level I-IV Languages** 0-12 or✓            

1To register for this course, the student must have earned a grade of C- or higher in MTH (0144) 140 - Precalculus or passed a department examination.
**Students may elect to sit for the language competency examination to be exempt from the foreign language requirements.