2016-2017 Catalog 
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2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics: Concentration in Pure (Theoretical) Mathematics

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This area consists of a traditional Mathematics major. It serves well as a strong liberal arts major. With appropriate selection of the major options, it will give the student an adequate preparation for graduate study in mathematics.

An additional 9–10 hours chosen from:

These latter hours must include either:

II. Required courses outside the major—9–11 hours, consisting of:

One of the following groups of courses:


At least 6 credit hours of courses at the 300-level or above, approved by the department chair, from disciplines in which mathematics plays a significant role.

III. Other departmental requirements:

Satisfactory performance on a comprehensive Mathematics exam and the satisfactory presentation of one seminar in MATH 480 . Successful completion of MATH 480  demonstrates oral competency. Successful completion of CSCI 181  or CSCI 182  demonstrates computer competency.

Liberal Arts Core (LAC)

For additional information about the Liberal Arts Core and the specific courses that fulfill the requirements, visit the Office of the Registrar website, https://registrar.unca.edu/liberal-arts-core.

Liberal Arts Core Requirements

The credit hours listed are the minimum required.

Requirement Credits
First-Year Colloquium 3
Academic Writing and Critical Inquiry 4
Humanities 12
Laboratory Science 4
Scientific Perspectives 3
Quantitative Perspectives 4
Social Science 3
Second Language (proficiency through the 2nd semester) 0-4
Arts and Ideas 3
Senior Capstone 4
Diversity Intensive 3
Information Literacy Intensive Fulfilled within the major
Writing Intensive Fulfilled within the major


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