Your Major and Your Math Requirement

Your Major and Your Math Requirement

When choosing and beginning a major, be sure to keep your math requirements in mind. The following list contains the math foundation for each major. Majors with an asterisk (*) require an advanced math foundation.

Math Requirements by Major

Anthropology

The Anthropology major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Applied Math*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 141

MAT 141 is the prerequisite course for the major.

Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB)*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 141

MAT 141 is the prerequisite for MAT 241 in this major.

Computer Science and Information Security*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 141

MAT 141 is the prerequisite for MAT 241 in this major.

CJBA*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 108 or MAT 141

MAT 108 or 141 is the prerequisite for CJBA 240 in this major.

CJBS

MAT 105 is the prerequisite for CJBS 250 in this major.

Note: If you are a transfer student, you may replace MAT 105 with a math or statistics course that meets the Math and Quantitative Reasoning general education math requirement.

Criminal Justice Management

The Criminal Justice Management major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Criminology*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 108 or MAT 141

MAT 108 or 141 is the prerequisite for STA 250 in this major.

Culture and Deviance Studies

The CDS major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Economics*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 108 or MAT 141

MAT 108 or 141 is the prerequisite for ECO 255 in this major, with MAT 141 as the preferred prerequisite.

Emergency Services Administration

The ESA major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

English

The English major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Fire Science

Your math foundation for the Fire Science major depends on how you choose to fulfill your science requirement. You will choose either PHY 101 or PHY 203.

  • PHY 101 does not require an advanced math foundation. You will only need MAT 105 or MAT 108 or higher as a prerequisite.

Forensic Psychology*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 108 or MAT 141

MAT 108 or 141 is the prerequisite for STA 250 in this major.

Forensic Science*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 141

MAT 141 is the prerequisite for MAT 241 & MAT 242 in this major.

Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 108 or MAT 141

MAT 108 or 141 is the prerequisite for STA 250 in this major.

Gender Studies

The Gender Studies major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Global History

The Global History major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Human Services and Community Justice*

MAT 108 or MAT 141 is a prerequisite for AFR 325 in this major.

Humanities and Justice

The Humanities and Justice major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

International Criminal Justice*

ECO 101, SOC 101, and POL 101 are foundation  courses for the major.

 

ICJ 101, a core major course, should be taken the first semester of sophomore year.

 

ICJ requires a 200 level (intermediate) language course. Therefore, depending on language placement, Foreign Language 101/111 & 102/112 are also foundation courses for the major.

Latin American and Latina/o Studies

The LLS major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Law and Society

The Law and Society major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Philosophy

The Philosophy major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Police Studies

The Police Studies major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Political Science

The Political Science major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Public Administration*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 108 or MAT 141

MAT 108 or 141 is the prerequisite for STA 250 in this major.

 

Note: STA 250 is not required for students who declared before fall 2017. If you declared before fall 2017 and choose not to take STA 250, you will not need an advanced math foundation.

Security Management

The Security Management major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Sociology*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 108 or MAT 141

MAT 108 or 141 is the prerequisite for STA 250 in this major.

Spanish

The Spanish major does not require any additional math courses beyond your General Education math course.

Toxicology*

Advanced math foundation: MAT 141

MAT 141 is the prerequisite for MAT 241 in this major.