Mathematics

Description
The concentration in mathematics is designed for students who want to further their knowledge of mathematics and is recommended for students who have concentration areas in other disciplines such as physics, engineering, business, economics, as well as the life and social sciences where the need for quantification in the analysis of phenomena is strong.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours which includes 12 upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 6 MAT or STP upper division (300-400 level) hours offered by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Electives must be upper-division courses in mathematics (MAT) or Statistics and Probability (STP).
  • Students may not apply ACT 491, MAT 411 or 485 or a course not offered at ASU to the concentration, unless otherwise approved by a department advisor.
  • Students may not pair a Mathematics concentration with a Statistics concentration.

Core 9-11 Hours Required

MAT 271 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MA (4) (Prerequisite(s): MAT 265 or 270 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only MAT 266 or MAT 271)
OR
MAT 266 Calculus for Engineers II (3) (MAT 271 & MAT 266 Prerequisites: MAT 265 or 270 with C or better)

MAT 272 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MA (4) (Prerequisite(s): MAT 266 or MAT 271 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only MAT 267 or MAT 272)
OR
MAT 267 Calculus for Engineers III (3) (MAT 272 & MAT 267 Prerequisites: MAT 266 or 271 with C or better)

MAT 342 Linear Algebra (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 267 or 272 with C or better) 
OR
MAT 343 Applied Linear Algebra (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 266 or 271 with C or better)

 Upper Division Electives 3 courses

Select in consultation with an advisor.

Any MAT 300 or 400 level course (EXCEPT MAT 485 OR MAT 411 OR ACT 491)

Any STP 300 or 400 level course

Any ACT 300 or 400 level course

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LAMATEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

480‐965‐7195
math@asu.edu

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