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    Dec 09, 2022  
American University Catalog 2022-2023 
    
American University Catalog 2022-2023

Mathematics (BS)


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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


  • 51 credit hours with grades of C or better, including at least 32 credit hours at or above 300-level
  • Specializations: Pure Mathematics, Secondary Education

Course Requirements


Programming (3 credit hours)


Complete 3 credit hours from the following:

Specialization (24 credit hours)


Complete one of the following specializations:

Pure Mathematics


Secondary Education


Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees


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.

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