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This program is being phased out at Graceland and incoming students will not be able to major in Mathematics effective Fall 2022. Current students and transfer students may still declare this major, so long as they work with their Academic Advisor to be sure to complete the degree requirements by Spring 2026.

  • BA - Degree Mathematics Major

    Majors in Mathematics must complete the essential education requirements and the following courses:

    Completion of the Mathematics Assessment Exam.  A student completing a double major in Computer Science/Information Technology and Mathematics will be granted a Bachelor of Science degree.

    Courses Offered
    • CSIT1100Principles of Computing
      CSIT1100 Principles of Computing - 3 s.h.

      An introduction to the fundamentals of computer programming through extensive practice developing software in the Python language. Fundamental terminology and topics such as integrated development environments, variables, data types, control structures, functions, and objects will be covered. ELO4 Global Learning - Innovation

    • MATH1380Introduction to Statistics
      MATH1380 Introduction to Statistics - 3 s.h.

      Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    • MATH1510Calculus I
      MATH1510 Calculus I - 4 s.h.

      Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    • MATH1520Calculus II
      MATH1520 Calculus II - 4 s.h.

      Integration techniques and applications, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and series of real numbers, and power series. Prerequisite: MATH1510. Goal 3A

    • MATH2350Discrete Mathematics
      MATH2350 Discrete Mathematics - 3 s.h.

      A survey of topics in discrete mathematics focusing on introductory logic, methods of mathematical proof, set theory, determinants and matrices, combinatorics, and graph theory. Prerequisite: Instructor approval for non-CSIT/MATH majors, 2 years high school algebra or MATH1280. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    • MATH2510Calculus III
      MATH2510 Calculus III - 4 s.h.

      Conic sections, vectors in space, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, line integrals, and Green’s Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH1520. Goal 3A

    • MATH3300Differential Equations
      MATH3300 Differential Equations - 3 s.h.

      Methods of solving first order differential equations and linear second order differential equations, power series solutions, Laplace transforms, Fourier series, and boundary value problems. Prerequisite: MATH2520. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH3330Modern Algebra
      MATH3330 Modern Algebra - 3 s.h.

      Axiomatic algebra, groups, rings, fields. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH3340Linear Algebra
      MATH3340 Linear Algebra - 3 s.h.

      Matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH4370Mathematical Modeling (also CSIT4370)
      MATH4370 Mathematical Modeling (also CSIT4370) - 3 s.h.

      Selected topics to demonstrate the interaction of mathematical thinking with real-world problems. Prerequisites: MATH1350 and MATH1520. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.

    CSIT1100Principles of Computing MATH1380Introduction to Statistics MATH1510Calculus I MATH1520Calculus II MATH2350Discrete Mathematics MATH2510Calculus III MATH3300Differential Equations MATH3330Modern Algebra MATH3340Linear Algebra MATH4370Mathematical Modeling (also CSIT4370)
    Course Descriptions
    CSIT1100 Principles of Computing - 3 s.h.

    An introduction to the fundamentals of computer programming through extensive practice developing software in the Python language. Fundamental terminology and topics such as integrated development environments, variables, data types, control structures, functions, and objects will be covered. ELO4 Global Learning - Innovation

    MATH1380 Introduction to Statistics - 3 s.h.

    Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    MATH1510 Calculus I - 4 s.h.

    Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    MATH1520 Calculus II - 4 s.h.

    Integration techniques and applications, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and series of real numbers, and power series. Prerequisite: MATH1510. Goal 3A

    MATH2350 Discrete Mathematics - 3 s.h.

    A survey of topics in discrete mathematics focusing on introductory logic, methods of mathematical proof, set theory, determinants and matrices, combinatorics, and graph theory. Prerequisite: Instructor approval for non-CSIT/MATH majors, 2 years high school algebra or MATH1280. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    MATH2510 Calculus III - 4 s.h.

    Conic sections, vectors in space, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, line integrals, and Green’s Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH1520. Goal 3A

    MATH3300 Differential Equations - 3 s.h.

    Methods of solving first order differential equations and linear second order differential equations, power series solutions, Laplace transforms, Fourier series, and boundary value problems. Prerequisite: MATH2520. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH3330 Modern Algebra - 3 s.h.

    Axiomatic algebra, groups, rings, fields. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH3340 Linear Algebra - 3 s.h.

    Matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH4370 Mathematical Modeling (also CSIT4370) - 3 s.h.

    Selected topics to demonstrate the interaction of mathematical thinking with real-world problems. Prerequisites: MATH1350 and MATH1520. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.

  • Mathematics Minor

    A minor in Mathematics requires 18 semester hours of Mathematics, to include MATH1510 Calculus I and 6 s.h. of Mathematics electives numbered 2000 or higher.

    May not include DEVL1200, MATH1200, or MATH1280.

    Courses Offered
    • MATH1510Calculus I
      MATH1510 Calculus I - 4 s.h.

      Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    MATH1510Calculus I
    Course Descriptions
    MATH1510 Calculus I - 4 s.h.

    Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

  • Course list - Mathematics
    Courses Offered
    • MATH1200Mathematics for Liberal Arts
      MATH1200 Mathematics for Liberal Arts - 3 s.h.

      An overview of selected applications of mathematics for non-majors. Graph theory, cryptography, and voting theory. ELO6 Math.

    • MATH1280College Algebra
      MATH1280 College Algebra - 3 s.h.

      Solutions of polynomial, rational and radical equations, systems of equations, matrices, sequences, series, functions, exponentials. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra or DEVL1200. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    • MATH1310Mathematical Concepts I
      MATH1310 Mathematical Concepts I - 3 s.h.

      A systematic development of whole number systems, geometry, set theory, measurement, and algebra. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra; geometry recommended. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math.

    • MATH1320Mathematical Concepts II
      MATH1320 Mathematical Concepts II - 3 s.h.

      Symbolic logic, counting techniques, and statistics. Prerequisite: MATH1310. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math.

    • MATH1380Introduction to Statistics
      MATH1380 Introduction to Statistics - 3 s.h.

      Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    • MATH1510Calculus I
      MATH1510 Calculus I - 4 s.h.

      Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    • MATH1520Calculus II
      MATH1520 Calculus II - 4 s.h.

      Integration techniques and applications, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and series of real numbers, and power series. Prerequisite: MATH1510. Goal 3A

    • MATH1900Elementary Topics in Mathematics
      MATH1900 Elementary Topics in Mathematics - 1-3 s.h.

      A study of selected elementary topics in mathematics that are not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.

    • MATH2000Individual Study (Goal 3A)
      MATH2000 Individual Study (Goal 3A) - 1-3 s.h.
    • MATH2350Discrete Mathematics
      MATH2350 Discrete Mathematics - 3 s.h.

      A survey of topics in discrete mathematics focusing on introductory logic, methods of mathematical proof, set theory, determinants and matrices, combinatorics, and graph theory. Prerequisite: Instructor approval for non-CSIT/MATH majors, 2 years high school algebra or MATH1280. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    • MATH2510Calculus III
      MATH2510 Calculus III - 4 s.h.

      Conic sections, vectors in space, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, line integrals, and Green’s Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH1520. Goal 3A

    • MATH3200Probability and Stochastic Processes
      MATH3200 Probability and Stochastic Processes - 3 s.h.

      Introduction to probability, classical probability models and processes, random variables, conditional probability, Markov Chains, and application. Prerequisite: MATH1520 and MATH2350. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH3300Differential Equations
      MATH3300 Differential Equations - 3 s.h.

      Methods of solving first order differential equations and linear second order differential equations, power series solutions, Laplace transforms, Fourier series, and boundary value problems. Prerequisite: MATH2520. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH3320Modern Geometry
      MATH3320 Modern Geometry - 3 s.h.

      Foundations of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350 or consent of instructor. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH3330Modern Algebra
      MATH3330 Modern Algebra - 3 s.h.

      Axiomatic algebra, groups, rings, fields. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH3340Linear Algebra
      MATH3340 Linear Algebra - 3 s.h.

      Matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH3360Methods of Teaching Science and Mathematics (also SCIE3360)
      MATH3360 Methods of Teaching Science and Mathematics (also SCIE3360) - 3 s.h.

      A study of the objectives, methods, techniques, materials, and activities related to teaching science and mathematics in the secondary schools. Prerequisite: 20 hours in science or mathematics and Prerequisites: admittance into Teacher Education, unless part of an approved Liberal Studies Program. Goal 1A.

    • MATH3460Real Analysis
      MATH3460 Real Analysis - 3 s.h.

      A theoretical study of functions of a real variable with emphasis on definitions and proofs. Prerequisite: MATH1520 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH3710MATH3710 Internship in Data Science (also CSIT3710)
      MATH3710 MATH3710 Internship in Data Science (also CSIT3710) - 3 s.h.

      Application of data science skills and methods to client projects. Students will interact with clients and prepare formal reports and presentations. (Graded on Pass/ Fail basis.) Prerequisite: Instructor’s consent.

    • MATH3900Advanced Topics in Mathematics
      MATH3900 Advanced Topics in Mathematics - 1-3 s.h.

      A study of selected advanced topics in mathematics which is not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.

    • MATH4000MATH4000 Individual Study (Goal 3A)
      MATH4000 MATH4000 Individual Study (Goal 3A) - 1-3 s.h.
    • MATH4360Numerical Analysis (also CSIT4360)
      MATH4360 Numerical Analysis (also CSIT4360) - 3 s.h.

      Analysis of numerical methods for computers covering iterative methods for finding roots of equations, numerical integration, interpolation and differentiation, and solution of ordinary differential equations. Error analysis and convergence of algorithms. Prerequisite: MATH2510 and a computer programming course. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH4370Mathematical Modeling (also CSIT4370)
      MATH4370 Mathematical Modeling (also CSIT4370) - 3 s.h.

      Selected topics to demonstrate the interaction of mathematical thinking with real-world problems. Prerequisites: MATH1350 and MATH1520. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.

    • MATH4380Advanced Statistics
      MATH4380 Advanced Statistics - 3 s.h.

      A study of linear and generalized regression; random-effects models; methods for categorical data; survival analysis; and nonparametric methods, modeling. exploratory data analysis; modern nonparametric regression. Prerequisite: MATH1380, MATH2350.

    • MATH4900Advanced Topics in Mathematics
      MATH4900 Advanced Topics in Mathematics - 1-3 s.h.

      A study of selected advanced topics in mathematics which is not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.

    MATH1200Mathematics for Liberal Arts MATH1280College Algebra MATH1310Mathematical Concepts I MATH1320Mathematical Concepts II MATH1380Introduction to Statistics MATH1510Calculus I MATH1520Calculus II MATH1900Elementary Topics in Mathematics MATH2000Individual Study (Goal 3A) MATH2350Discrete Mathematics MATH2510Calculus III MATH3200Probability and Stochastic Processes MATH3300Differential Equations MATH3320Modern Geometry MATH3330Modern Algebra MATH3340Linear Algebra MATH3360Methods of Teaching Science and Mathematics (also SCIE3360) MATH3460Real Analysis MATH3710MATH3710 Internship in Data Science (also CSIT3710) MATH3900Advanced Topics in Mathematics MATH4000MATH4000 Individual Study (Goal 3A) MATH4360Numerical Analysis (also CSIT4360) MATH4370Mathematical Modeling (also CSIT4370) MATH4380Advanced Statistics MATH4900Advanced Topics in Mathematics
    Course Descriptions
    MATH1200 Mathematics for Liberal Arts - 3 s.h.

    An overview of selected applications of mathematics for non-majors. Graph theory, cryptography, and voting theory. ELO6 Math.

    MATH1280 College Algebra - 3 s.h.

    Solutions of polynomial, rational and radical equations, systems of equations, matrices, sequences, series, functions, exponentials. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra or DEVL1200. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    MATH1310 Mathematical Concepts I - 3 s.h.

    A systematic development of whole number systems, geometry, set theory, measurement, and algebra. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra; geometry recommended. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math.

    MATH1320 Mathematical Concepts II - 3 s.h.

    Symbolic logic, counting techniques, and statistics. Prerequisite: MATH1310. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math.

    MATH1380 Introduction to Statistics - 3 s.h.

    Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    MATH1510 Calculus I - 4 s.h.

    Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    MATH1520 Calculus II - 4 s.h.

    Integration techniques and applications, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and series of real numbers, and power series. Prerequisite: MATH1510. Goal 3A

    MATH1900 Elementary Topics in Mathematics - 1-3 s.h.

    A study of selected elementary topics in mathematics that are not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.

    MATH2000 Individual Study (Goal 3A) - 1-3 s.h.
    MATH2350 Discrete Mathematics - 3 s.h.

    A survey of topics in discrete mathematics focusing on introductory logic, methods of mathematical proof, set theory, determinants and matrices, combinatorics, and graph theory. Prerequisite: Instructor approval for non-CSIT/MATH majors, 2 years high school algebra or MATH1280. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math

    MATH2510 Calculus III - 4 s.h.

    Conic sections, vectors in space, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, line integrals, and Green’s Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH1520. Goal 3A

    MATH3200 Probability and Stochastic Processes - 3 s.h.

    Introduction to probability, classical probability models and processes, random variables, conditional probability, Markov Chains, and application. Prerequisite: MATH1520 and MATH2350. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH3300 Differential Equations - 3 s.h.

    Methods of solving first order differential equations and linear second order differential equations, power series solutions, Laplace transforms, Fourier series, and boundary value problems. Prerequisite: MATH2520. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH3320 Modern Geometry - 3 s.h.

    Foundations of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350 or consent of instructor. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH3330 Modern Algebra - 3 s.h.

    Axiomatic algebra, groups, rings, fields. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH3340 Linear Algebra - 3 s.h.

    Matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH3360 Methods of Teaching Science and Mathematics (also SCIE3360) - 3 s.h.

    A study of the objectives, methods, techniques, materials, and activities related to teaching science and mathematics in the secondary schools. Prerequisite: 20 hours in science or mathematics and Prerequisites: admittance into Teacher Education, unless part of an approved Liberal Studies Program. Goal 1A.

    MATH3460 Real Analysis - 3 s.h.

    A theoretical study of functions of a real variable with emphasis on definitions and proofs. Prerequisite: MATH1520 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH3710 MATH3710 Internship in Data Science (also CSIT3710) - 3 s.h.

    Application of data science skills and methods to client projects. Students will interact with clients and prepare formal reports and presentations. (Graded on Pass/ Fail basis.) Prerequisite: Instructor’s consent.

    MATH3900 Advanced Topics in Mathematics - 1-3 s.h.

    A study of selected advanced topics in mathematics which is not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.

    MATH4000 MATH4000 Individual Study (Goal 3A) - 1-3 s.h.
    MATH4360 Numerical Analysis (also CSIT4360) - 3 s.h.

    Analysis of numerical methods for computers covering iterative methods for finding roots of equations, numerical integration, interpolation and differentiation, and solution of ordinary differential equations. Error analysis and convergence of algorithms. Prerequisite: MATH2510 and a computer programming course. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH4370 Mathematical Modeling (also CSIT4370) - 3 s.h.

    Selected topics to demonstrate the interaction of mathematical thinking with real-world problems. Prerequisites: MATH1350 and MATH1520. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.

    MATH4380 Advanced Statistics - 3 s.h.

    A study of linear and generalized regression; random-effects models; methods for categorical data; survival analysis; and nonparametric methods, modeling. exploratory data analysis; modern nonparametric regression. Prerequisite: MATH1380, MATH2350.

    MATH4900 Advanced Topics in Mathematics - 1-3 s.h.

    A study of selected advanced topics in mathematics which is not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.