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Mathematics (B.A.) 2016-2017 Catalog Year

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Mathematics
(239) 590-7196
Program Admission Requirements
  • Submit an FGCU Undergraduate Admission Application and satisfy all applicable university admission requirements.
  • Complete common prerequisites with a grade of C or better.
  • Attend an orientation session.
  • Sign an Advising Agreement document.
Program Requirements

To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  1. FGCU General Education Program (

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    FGCU Course: COP 1500 Intro to Computer Science (3) or COP 2001 Program Methodology (3) or COP 2006 Introduction to Programming
    Acceptable Substitute: COPXXXX

    FGCU Course: MAC 2311 Calculus I (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX311

    FGCU Course: MAC 2312 Calculus II (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX312

    FGCU Course: MAC 2313 Calculus III (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX313

    FGCU Course: MAP 2302 Differential Equations (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: MAPX302

    FGCU Course: PHY 2048C General Physics w/Lab I (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: (BSCXXXX and BSCXXXXL) or (CHMXXXX and CHMXXXXL) or (PHYXXXX and PHYXXXXL) or (GLYXXXX and GLYXXXXL)

  3. Required Courses in the Major (37 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    IDS 3143 Issues in Science & Technology (3)
    IDS 3300 Foundations of CivicEngagement (3)
    IDS 3332 Issues in Culture & Society (3)
    IDS 4910 Integrated Core Senior Seminar (3)
    MAA 4226 Analysis I (3)
    MAP 3161 Math for Science & Engineering (4)
    MAP 3162 Probability & Statistics (4)
    MAP 3163 Operations Research I (3)
    MAS 3105 Linear Algebra (3)
    MAS 4301 Abstract Algebra I (3)
    MAT 4937 Senior Seminar (2)
    MHF 2191 Mathematical Foundations (3)

  4. Restricted Electives in the Major (9 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    Select 3 credits of the following (depth requirement):*
    MAA 4227 Analysis II (3)
    MAP 4231 Operations Research II (3)
    MAP 4314 Dynamical Systems (3)
    MAS 4106 Matrix Analysis (3)
    MAS 4302 Abstract Algebra II (3)
    STA 4234 Intro. to Regression Analysis (3)

    Select 6 credits from the following prefixes numbered 3000-4999: MAA, MAD, MAP, MAS, MAT, MHF, or STA *

    *A course used to satisfy the depth requirement may not also be used to satisfy this restricted elective requirement.

  5. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  6. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree


Additional Graduation Requirements
  • A minimum of 120 credits.
  • A minimum of 48 of the 120 credits must be at the upper division (3000 - 4999) level.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • Satisfaction of the College-Level Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfaction of the Service Learning requirement (See
  • Satisfaction of the residency requirement: thirty of the last sixty credits must be completed at FGCU.
  • Completion of the summer course enrollment requirement.
  • Submit an online Application for Graduation via Gulfline by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.

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