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Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

This is the more demanding of the two undergraduate majors offered in the Department of Mathematics. This degree is appropriate for students planning to go on to graduate school in mathematics and related fields, and for anyone who wants a more challenging mathematical experience at TCU.

Students who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with an actuarial concentration should click here.

Students must earn a grade of C- or better in each mathematics course for that course to count toward a mathematics degree.

Departmental Requirements

The student must take a minimum of 46 semester hours of mathematics. The required core mathematics courses are:

Students pursuing a BS degree in mathematics have a choice of two tracks.

Track 1

The student also must take an additional fifteen hours of mathematics courses at or above the 30000 level.

Track 2

The student must take an additional twelve hours of mathematics courses, including MATH 40223 or MATH 40663, from among the following:

The student must also take an additional six hours of mathematics courses at or above the 30000 level.

In addition, students in Track 1 or Track 2 are required to fulfill the following associated requirements: either COSC 10403 (Introduction to Programming) or COSC 10503 (Introduction to Programming for Engineering and Science) and any two of the following:

Credit will not be granted for both MATH 10283 and MATH 10524.

Students should consult our helpful advising tips before planning their schedule.

Students planning to do graduate work in mathematics are strongly recommended to work closely with an adviser to plan their upper-division electives.

University and College Requirements

Students pursuing a program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree must complete a minimum of 124 semester hours, 42 of which must be advanced (30000 level or above) from TCU. In addition, students must complete the TCU Core Curriculum.

For more information, contact
George Gilbert
Chair, Department of Mathematics
TCU Box 298900
Fort Worth, TX 76129
817-257-7335
g.gilbert@tcu.edu