# Overview

Many Oklahoma Christian graduates who have earned math degrees chose to do so because of the wide range of career options a math degree enables. Some see their math degree as a way to get into fields like operations research, cryptography, and actuarial science, while others see the math program as the first step toward a post-graduate program. Others may choose a math degree simply for the love of a challenge, as the math program includes courses like Calculus, Statistical Methods, and more.

An Oklahoma Christian math degree is a great way to start your future, no matter the ultimate goal. Graduates of the math program at Oklahoma Christian have gone on to become graduate students, math teachers, software engineers, and more.

**52 hours, minor required**

An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics will:

- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the foundational principles of analysis, algebra and geometry and be able to use standard problem-solving methods in a variety of contexts.
- Exhibit the ability to adapt to new environments and advances in technology, apply research methodologies, and to learn independently.
- Work effectively with others, including the ability to describe mathematical problems, solutions, proofs and logical arguments in a clear, concise manner using both written and oral communication.
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the liberal arts, living as a person of integrity with an ability to think, act, and communicate from a Christian worldview in all areas of life.

## 1. 15 hours lower division mathematics

- MATH-2114 - Calculus I With Analytical Geometry
- MATH-2214 - Calculus II With Analytical Geometry
- MATH-2314 - Calculus III
- MATH-2913 - Statistical Methods

## 2. 16 hours upper division mathematics

- MATH-3013 - Differential Equations
- MATH-3313 - Modern Algebra I
- MATH-3513 - Linear Algebra
- MATH-3813 - Modern Geometry
- MATH-4113 - Probability and Statistics I
- MATH-4811 - Seminar in Mathematics

## 3. 12 hours any 3000/4000 Math not used above

## 4. 9 hours electives

A. Mathematics courses numbered 1213 or higher

B. Any computer science course or a physics course numbered 2514 or higher

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