Academic Catalog 2010-2011 
    Dec 01, 2021  
Academic Catalog 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Major

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The Bachelor of Science in mathematics develops the mental aptitudes and analytical skills required for efficient use, appreciation, and understanding of mathematics. Course work is designed to help students see the interplay of applications, problem-solving, and theory. The program allows for academic study in a Christian context and for strong mathematical preparation for students to pursue graduate school or ministries and careers that require creative-thinking abilities in a broad range of areas including business, government, the sciences, and education.

Colorado Christian University has formed a relationship with the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) that enables those CCU mathematics students who have a 26 ACT in mathematics or equivalent SAT mathematics score to participate in selected CSM courses in order to complete the Bachelor of Science major in mathematics. All MAT courses above and including MAT 242 are taken at CSM except MAT 455 and MAT 465, taken at CCU.  Students, while registering under CCU prefixes, should expect to attend these classes at the Colorado School of Mines campus.

Students interested in teaching Math may earn an endorsement for Secondary Education Licensure Program: B.S. Mathematics (CUS)  by completing the Mathematics major and the appropriate requirements of the School of Education.

The general education in mathematics is waived for students with prior completion of the equivalent of MAT 111: College Algebra.

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics requires completion of the following 128 credits:
General Education Core (57 credit hours)
Major Core (37 credit hours)
Electives (34 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (57 credit hours)

Communication (12 credit hours)

Take each of the following four courses:

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Philosophy (3 credit hours)

Fine Arts (3 credit hours)

Choose one course from the following:

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

* Please see the First- Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Science (3 credit hours)

Mathematics Major (37 credit hours)

Secondary Licensure in Mathematics

See the Secondary Education Licensure Program: B.S. Mathematics (CUS)  section of this catalog for details on this program.

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