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20042005
Mathematics (BS)
Requirements of the Major
School
of Theoretical and Applied Science

SMTH
111/112 
Calculus
I** and II 
8
crs. 
SMTH 217 
Discrete
Structures ** 
4
crs. 
SMTH 211 
Multivariable
Calculus 
4
crs. 
SMTH 220 
Differential
Equations 
3
crs. 
SMTH 231 
Linear
Algebra 
4
crs. 
SMTH 311 
Introduction
to Analysis 
4
crs. 
SMTH 332 
Abstract
Algebra 
4
crs. 
SCMP 147/148

Computer
Science I and II 
7
crs. 
SPHY 114/115 
Physics
I and II with Calculus (lecture and lab) 
8
crs. 
THREE
Electives, two of which must be at the 300 level or above, from
the following 
910
crs. 

SMTH 223
Number Theory (3 crs.)
SMTH 251 Probability (3 crs.)
SMTH 265 Numerical Analysis (3 crs.)
SMTH 341 Geometry (4 crs.)
SMTH 351 Statistics (3 crs.)
SMTH 399 Advanced Topics (3 crs.)
SMTH 441 History of Mathematics (3 crs.)
SMTH 485 Complex Variables (3crs.) 



Minimum
5556 crs. 

REQUIREMENTS
OF THE MAJOR WITH A TEACHER EDUCATION CONCENTRATION 

SMTH
111/112 
Calculus
I** and II 
8
crs. 
SMTH
217 
Discrete
Structures ** 
4
crs. 
SMTH
211 
Multivariable
Calculus 
4
crs. 
SMTH
223 
Number
Theory 
3
crs. 
SMTH
231 
Linear
Algebra 
4
crs. 
SMTH
251 
Probability 
3
crs. 
SMTH
311 
Introduction
to Analysis 
4
crs. 
SMTH
332 
Abstract
Algebra 
4
crs. 
SMTH
341 
Geometry 
4
crs. 
SMTH
351 
Statistics 
3
crs. 
SMTH
441 
History
of Mathematics 
3
crs. 
SCMP
147 
Computer
Science I 
4
crs. 
SPHY
114/115 
Physics
I and II with Calculus (lecture and lab) 
8
crs. 
In
addition to the above TAS School Core and Mathematics
major requirements, students in the Teacher Certification
Concentration must take professional and general education
courses and Student Teaching not included in the minimum
credits. For a complete listing of these requirements,
inquire at the Teacher Education Office. 


Minimum
Major Credits at Ramapo: 56 crs. 
Mathematics
majors are encouraged to take more than the minimum requirements
of the major and to study foreign languages.
**For students who need additional preparation in mathematics
before entering SMTH 111 Calculus I or SMTH 217 Discrete Structures,
SMTH 110 Precalculus is offered. Admittance directly into SMTH
111 Calculus I or SMTH 217 Discrete Structures without college
credit in Precalculus requires the successful completion of
the Calculus/Discrete Structures Entrance test administered
by TAS. 
TAS School Core Requirements

Science
in Cultural Perspectives (SCP) 
6
crs. 

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