Apr 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Mathematics, BS


Contact Information

Travis Kowalski, Department Head
Mathematics
McLaury 206C
(605) 394-2471
E-mail: Travis.Kowalski@sdsmt.edu

Department Website

Students are responsible for checking with their advisors for any program modifications that may occur after the publication of this catalog.

MATH Flowchart    

Curriculum Checklist


Freshman Year


First Semester


Total: 14

Second Semester


Total: 14

Sophomore Year


First Semester


Total: 16

Second Semester


Total: 16

Junior Year


First Semester


Total: 15

Second Semester


  • MATH Sequence Elective Credits: 3 4
  • MATH Upper-Level Elective Credits: 3 5
  • Free Elective(s) Credits: 9
Total: 15

Senior Year


First Semester


Total: 14

Second Semester


Total: 16

Total credits: 120


Notes:


For the bachelor of science in Mathematics, a student must have a departmental grade point average of at least 2.00 in all MATH courses 300 level or higher.

1 Fulfills General Education requirement. Students should consult the “General Education Requirements ” section of this catalog for a complete listing of all general education requirements.

2 The CSC 115 requirement can also be fulfilled by either CSC 150/150L  or CSC 170/170L . The CSC 215 requirement can be fulfilled by CSC 250.

Select one course from BIOL 151 BIOL 153 CHEM 112 CHEM 114 GEOL 201/201L ,or PHYS 209 , and the corresponding lab for that course for a total of at least four credits.   

4 Select three credits from the MATH Sequence Elective list below.

​​5 Select three credits from the  MATH Upper-Level Elective list below.

6 Select three credits from the Department Approved Elective list below.

MATH Sequence Electives


Select three credits from the list below. MATH 415 may only count towards one elective requirement:

MATH Upper-Level Elective


Select three credits from the list below:

Department Approved Electives


Select three credits from the list below. An additional course from the MATH Upper-Level Elective list may also be used:

AES: AES 401/501 AES 404/504 AES 419/519 AES 430/530 AES 455/455L/555/555L  

BIOL: BIOL 480/580  

BME: BME 300 BME 302 BME 303 BME 304 BME 305 BME 306 BME 402/402L BME 403 BME 404/404L  

CBE: CBE 317 CBE 318 CBE 321 CBE 343 CBE 417 CBE 424/524 CBE 433 CBE 444/544 CBE 445/545 CBE 450/550 CBE 484/584 CBE 488/588  

CEE: CEE 336/336L CEE 433/533 CEE 457/557 CEE 468/568 CEE 475/475L/575/575L  

CENG: CENG 320/320L,  CENG 420/420L,  CENG 421/421L/521/521L,  CENG 444/444L/544/544L,  CENG 452/452L   

CHEM:CHEM 342,  CHEM 344   

CSC: CSC 315,  CSC 372,  CSC 412/512,  CSC 414/514,  CSC 416/516,  CSC 433/533,  CSC 424/524,  CSC 445/545,  CSC 448/548,  CSC 449/549,  CSC 454/554   

EE: EE 313,   EE 314/314L EE 362 EE 381 EE 382 EE 404/504 EE 421/421L/521/521L EE 447/547 EE 448/548 EE 449 EE 451 EE 452/452L/552/552L EE 453/453L/553/553L EE 456/456L/556/556L EE 481/481L/581/581L EE 483/483L/583/583L  

EM: EM 321,  EM 328,  EM 331   

ENGM: ENGM 435/535  

GEOE:  GEOE 475/475L/575/575L  

GEOL: GEOL 419/519 GEOL 450  

IENG: IENG 362,  IENG 415/515,  IENG 425,  IENG 441   

ME: ME 312,  ME 313,  ME 316,  ME 331,  ME 352,  ME 402/502,  ME 404,  ME 419,  ME 423,  ME 425,  ME 428/428L/528/528L,  ME 430,  ME 444/544,  ME 453/453L/553/553L,  ME 455/455L,  ME 457/557,  ME 460   

MEM: MEM 410/510,  MEM 425/525,  MEM 445/545/445L/545L,  MEM 450/550   

MET: MET 310,  MET 320,  MET 321/321L,  MET 330,  MET 422,  MET 433,  MET 440/540,  MET 443,  MET 445/545   

NANO: NANO 401,  NANO 445/545,  NANO 571   

PHYS: PHYS 341,  PHYS 343,  PHYS 361,  PHYS 404/504,  PHYS 421/521,  PHYS 439/539,  PHYS 445/545,  PHYS 451/551,  PHYS 471/571,  PHYS 481/581   

Objectives and Outcomes


Student Outcomes:

  1. Students will use mathematics to effectively formulate and solve problems, including (but not limited to) those that arise in mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. Students will critically interpret data and analyze solutions.
  3. Students will apply appropriate mathematical software to solve problems arising in the profession.
  4. Students will collaborate with colleagues and communicate ideas using appropriate mathematical language and notation, both orally and in writing.