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    Dec 07, 2021  
American University Catalog 2020-2021 
    
American University Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics (BS)


Offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics , College of Arts and Sciences .

Admission to the Program


Formal admission to the major requires a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) and departmental approval.

Students who wish to obtain credentials for teaching grade 7-12 mathematics may also complete a second major in the School of Education . For information on admission to the program requirements, see Secondary Education (Second Major Only) .

University Requirements


AU Core Requirements


For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum .

Major Requirements


  • 54 credit hours with grades of C or better, including at least 29 credit hours at or above 300-level

Course Requirements


Statistics (4 credit hours)


Complete 4 credit hours from the following:

Natural and Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours)


Complete a two-course sequence from the following:

Note: This requirement may be waived for students with more than one major in this department.

Mathematics Majors with a Second Major in Secondary Education


Course Requirements


Statistics (4 credit hours)


Complete 4 credit hours from the following:

Natural and Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours)


Complete a two-course sequence from the following:

Note: This requirement may be waived for students with more than one major in this department.

Combined Mathematics (BS) and Mathematics (MA)


American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor’s / Master’s Program  and Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  for more information.

In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for combined bachelor’s/master’s programs: