Mathematics Major
Students who choose to major in mathematics must complete the following requirements in addition to the special requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree:
Courses  Hours 

At least 30 advanced semester hours in mathematics which must include:  30 
MATH 3330, 3331, 3333, one of 3334 or 3335 or 3364, and 4389 

A minimum of 12 semester hours of 4000level mathematics  
One of the following sequences: MATH 4331 and 4332, 4335 and 4336, 4350 and 4351, 4364 and 4365, 4377 and 4378 or 4320 and 4380 

Students who choose to major in mathematics must complete the following requirements in addition to the special requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree:
Courses  Hours 

At least 30 advanced semester hours in mathematics which must include:  30 
MATH 3330, 3331, 3333, one of 3334 or 3335 or 3364, and 4389 

A minimum of 12 semester hours of 4000level mathematics  
One of the following sequences: MATH 4331 and 4332, 4335 and 4336, 4350 and 4351, 4364 and 4365, 4377 and 4378, or 4320 and 4380 

Mathematics Major  Bachelor of Science in Mathematics: Option in Mathematical Finance
Students who choose to major in mathematics with the Option in Mathematical Finance must complete the following requirements in addition to the special requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree:
Courses  Hours 

At least 33 advanced semester hours in mathematics which must include:  33 
MATH 3330, 3331, 3333, 3338, 3339, 3340, 3334 or 3335 or 3364, 4320 and 4380, and 4389 

A minimum of 12 semester hours of 4000level mathematics  
Accounting: ACCT 2331, 2332  6 
Economics: ECON 3332, 3334  6 
Mathematics Major  teachHOUSTON
Students who choose this option must complete the following requirements in addition to the speical requirements for the Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Arts degree:
Courses  Hours 

At least 30 advanced semester hours in mathematics which must include:  30 
MATH 3330, 3331, 3333, one of 3334 or 3335 or 3364, and 4389 

A minimum of 12 semester hours of 4000level mathematics  
One of the following sequences: MATH 4331 and 4332, 4335 and 4336, 4350 and 4351, 4364 and 4365, 4377 and 4378 or 4320 and 4380 

CUIN 1101, 1102, 3350, 3351, 3352, 4350  14 
EDUC 4314, 4315  6 
BIOL 4340/CHEM 4340 /PHYS 4320  3 
Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Biology
The Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Biology is an interdisciplinary degree program jointly administered by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, the Department of Biology and Biochemistry, and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Houston. In addition to general university and college requirements, the degree calls for 26 hours of biology/biochemistry, 27 hours of mathematics, 21 hours of chemistry and physics, and 6 hours of interdisciplinary biology/mathematics courses. Detailed requirements of the program are given in the Mathematical Biology Major section of this catalog.
Suggested Program  Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
First Year
Courses  Hours 

ENGL 1303. First Year Writing I (Communication Core)  3 
MATH 1431. Calculus I ^{10}  4 
Foreign Language ^{11}  5 
HIST 1377. The United States to 1877 
3 
Total  15 
Courses  Hours 

ENGL 1304. First Year Writing II (Communication Core)  3 
MATH 1432. Calculus II  4 
Foreign Language ^{11}  5 
HIST 1378. The United States Since 1877 
3 
Total  15 
Second Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 2331: Linear Algebra  3 
MATH 2433: Calculus III 
4 
Natural Science (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.) ^{12}  3 
Foreign Language ^{11}  3 
Social & Behavioral Sciences Core  3 
Total  16 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3330. Abstract Algebra  3 
MATH 3331. Differential Equations  3 
Natural Science with lab (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.) ^{12}  4 
Foreign Language ^{11}  3 
Writing in the Discipline Core 
3 
Total  16 
Third Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3333. Intermediate Analysis  3 
MATH Elective (3000 or 4000level)  3 
POLS 1336. U.S. and Texas Constitutions and Politics or equivalent  3 
Humanities Core  3 
Free Elective ^{13}  4 
Total  16 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3334: Advanced Multivariable Calculus, or 3335: Vector Analysis, or 3364: Intro to Complex Analysis  3 
MATH Elective (3000 or 4000level)  3 
POLS 1337. U.S. Government: Congress, President and Courts  3 
Visual and Performing Arts Core  3 
Free Elective ^{13}  3 
Total  15 
Fourth Year
Courses  Hours 

Math Electives (4000level) ^{15}  6 
NSM Capstone ^{16} 
3 
Free Electives ^{13}  6 
Total  15 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 4389. Survey of Undergraduate Mathematics  3 
Math Elective (4000level) ^{15}  3 
NSM Capstone ^{16}  3 
Free Elective ^{13}  3 
Total  12 
All students are responsible for the completion of 36 advanced semester hours required for a University of Houston degree.
Suggested Program  Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
First Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 1431: Calculus I ^{10}  4 
ENGL 1303 . First Year Writing I (Communication Core)  3 
HIST 1377: The United States to 1877 
3 
Natural Science with lab (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.) ^{14} 
4 
Total  14 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 1432: Calculus II  4 
ENGL 1304 . First Year Writing II (Communication Core)  3 
HIST 1378: The United States Since 1877 
3 
Natural Science with lab (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.) ^{14}  4 
Social & Behavioral Sciences Core  3 
Total  17 
Second Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 2331. Linear Algebra  3 
MATH 2433. Calculus III  4 
POLS 1336. U.S. and Texas Constitutions and Politics or equivalent  3 
Natural Science (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.) ^{14}  3 
Humanities Core 
3 
Total  16 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3330. Abstract Algebra  3 
MATH 3331. Differential Equations  3 
POLS 1337. U.S. Government: Congress, President and Courts  3 
Natural Science (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.) ^{14}  3 
Writing in the Disciplines Core 
3 
Total  15 
Third Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3333. Intermediate Analysis  3 
MATH Elective (3000 or 4000level)  3 
Visual and Performing Arts Core  3 
Free Electives ^{13}  7 
Total  16 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3334: Advanced Multivariable Calculus, 3335: Vector Analysis, or 3364: Intro to Complex Analysis  3 
Math Elective (3000 or 4000level)  3 
Free Electives ^{13}  9 
Total  15 
Fourth Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH Electives (4000level) ^{15}  6 
NSM Capstone ^{16}  3 
Free Electives ^{13}  6 
Total  15 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 4389. Survey of Undergraduate Mathematics  3 
Math Elective (4000level) ^{15}  3 
NSM Capstone ^{16}  3 
Free Elective ^{13}  3 
Total  12 
All students are responsible for the completion of 36 advanced semester hours required for a University of Houston degree.
Suggested Program  Bachelors of Science in Mathematics: Option in Mathematical Finance
First Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 1431. Calculus I  4 
ENGL 1303. First Year Writing I (Communications Core) 
3 
HIST 1377. The United States to 1877 
3 
POLS 1336. U.S. and Texas Constitutions and Politics  3 
Natural Science with lab (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.)  4 
Total  17 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 1432. Calculus II  4 
ENGL 1304. First Year Writing II (Communications Core) 
3 
HIST 1378. The United States Since 1877 
3 
POLS 1337. U.S. Government: Congress, President, and Courts  3 
Natural Science with lab (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.)  4 
Total  17 
Second Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 2331. Linear Algebra  3 
MATH 2433. Calculus III  4 
ACCT 2331. Accounting Principles I  Financial  3 
ECON 3332. Intermediate Microeconomic Theory  3 
Natural Science (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.)  3 
Total  16 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3330. Abstract Algebra  3 
MATH 3331. Differential Equations  3 
ACCT 2332. Accounting Principles II  Managerial  3 
ECON 3334. Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory  3 
Natural Science (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.)  3 
Total  15 
Third Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3333. Intermediate Analysis  3 
MATH 3338. Probability  3 
Free Electives ^{13}  7 
Humanities Core  3 
Total  16 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3339. Statistics  3 
MATH 3334: Advanced Multivariable Calculus, 3335: Vector Analysis, or 3364: Intro to Complex Analysis  3 
Visual and Performing Arts Core  3 
Free Electives ^{13}  6 
Total  15 
Fourth Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3340. Introduction to Fixed Income Mathematics  3 
MATH 4320. Introduction to Stochastic Processes  3 
MATH Elective at the 4000level 
3 
NSM Capstone (Students in the Finance Option are strongly encouraged to take a minor in Finance or Economics)  3 
Total  12 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 4380. A Mathematical Introduction to Options 
3 
MATH 4389. Survey of Undergraduate Mathematics  3 
Free Elective ^{13}  3 
NSM Capstone (Students in the Finance Option are strongly encouraged to take a minor in Finance or Economics)  3 
Total  12 
Suggested Program  Bachelor's of Arts in Mathematics teachHOUSTON
First Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 1431: Calculus I  4 
ENGL 1303 . First Year Writing I (Communication Core) 
3 
HIST 1377: The United States to 1877 
3 
Foreign Language^{11} 
3 
CUIN 1101. Step 1  Teaching Science and Mathematics  1 
Total  14 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 1432: Calculus II  4 
ENGL 1304 . First Year Writing II (Communications Core) 
3 
HIST 1378: The United States Since 1877 
3 
Foreign Language^{11}  3 
CUIN 1102. Step 2  Teaching Science and Mathematics  3 
Total  16 
Second Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 2331. Linear Algebra  3 
MATH 2433. Calculus III  4 
CUIN 3350. Knowing and Learning  3 
POLS 1336. U.S. and Texas Constitutions and Politics or equivalent  3 
Foreign Language^{11} 
3 
Total  16 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3330. Abstract Algebra  3 
MATH 3331. Differential Equations  3 
Foreign Language^{11}  3 
CUIN 3352. Perspectives  3 
Free Elective 
3 
Total  15 
Summer Semester Suggested Program


Courses  Hours 

Natural Sciences with lab. (All Natural Science hours must be in the same discipline, and approved for majors in that discipline.)  7 
Total  7 
Third Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3333. Intermediate Analysis  3 
MATH 3311. Functions and Modeling (Satisfies Writing in the Disciplines Core)  3 
CUIN 3351. Classroom Interactions in Science and Mathematics  3 
Humanities Core 
3 
POLS 1337. U.S. Government: Congress, President, and Courts  3 
Total  15 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3334: Advanced Multivariable Calculus, 3335: Vector Analysis, or 3364: Intro to Complex Analysis  3 
MATH 3379. Introduction to Higher Geometry (Satisfies Writing in the Disciplines Core) 
3 
BIOL 4340/CHEM 4340 /PHYS 4320. Research Methods (Approved Natural Sciences)  3 
Social & Behavioral Sciences Core  3 
Free Elective (suggested: CUIN 4341  Teaching Mathematics Problem Solving)  3 
Total  14 
Summer Semester Suggested Program


Courses  Hours 
MATH 4377 & MATH 4378. Advanced Linear Algebra I and II (Math 4000 level Senior Sequence)  6 
Visual and Performing Arts Core  3 
Total  9 
Fourth Year
Courses  Hours 

CUIN 4350. Multiple Teaching Strategies for Math and Science 
3 
Free Elective (suggested: CUIN 4346 Teaching Secondary Mathematics with Technology  3 
MATH Elective at the 4000 level 
3 
MATH 4389. Survey of Undergraduate Mathematics  3 
Total  12 
Courses  Hours 

EDUC 4314. Student Teaching: Secondary  3 
EDUC 4315. Student Teaching Seminar: Secondary  3 
Free Elective (suggested: CUIN 4397 Selected Topics in C&I Online)  3 
Free Elective (suggested: KIN 1304 Public Hlt Issues in Phys/Obes Online Course)  3 
Total  12 
Suggested Program  Bachelor's of Science in Mathematics teachHOUSTON
First Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 1431: Calculus I  4 
ENGL 1303 . First Year Writing I (Communication Core) 
3 
HIST 1377: The United States to 1877 
3 
Natural Science with lab (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.) 
3 
CUIN 1101. Step 1  Teaching Science and Mathematics  1 
Total  14 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 1432: Calculus II  4 
ENGL 1304 . First Year Writing II (Communications Core) 
3 
HIST 1378: The United States Since 1877 
3 
Natural Science with lab (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.)  3 
CUIN 1102. Step 2  Teaching Science and Mathematics  3 
Total  16 
Second Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 2331. Linear Algebra  3 
MATH 2433. Calculus III  4 
CUIN 3350. Knowing and Learning  3 
POLS 1336. U.S. and Texas Constitutions and Politics or equivalent  3 
Humanities Core 
3 
Total  16 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3330. Abstract Algebra  3 
MATH 3331. Differential Equations  3 
Natural Science (Must be approved for majors in the discipline.) 
3 
CUIN 3352. Perspectives Math and Science 
3 
Free Elective 
3 
Total  15 
Third Year
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3333. Intermediate Analysis  3 
MATH 3311. Functions and Modeling  3 
CUIN 3351. Classroom Interactions  3 
Visual and Performing Arts Core  3 
POLS 1337. U.S. Government: Congress, President, and Courts  3 
Total  15 
Courses  Hours 

MATH 3334: Advanced Multivariable Calculus, 3335: Vector Analysis, or 3364: Intro to Complex Analysis  3 
MATH 3379. Introduction to Higher Geometry (Satisfies Writing in the Disciplines Core) 
3 
BIOL 4340/CHEM 4340 /PHYS 4320. Research Methods (Approved Natural Science)  3 
Social & Behavioral Sciences Core  3 
Free Elective (suggested: CUIN 4341  Teaching Mathematics Problem Solving)  3 
Total  14 
Summer Semester Suggested Program


Courses  Hours 
MATH 4347. & MATH 4378.. Advanced Linear Algebra I and II (Math 4000 level Senior Sequence)  6 
Total  6 
Fourth Year
Courses  Hours 

CUIN 4350. Multiple Teaching Strategies 
3 
Free Elective (suggested: CUIN 4346 Teaching Secondary Mathematics with Technology  3 
MATH Elective (4000 level) 
3 
MATH 4389. Survey of Undergraduate Mathematics  3 
Total  12 
Courses  Hours 

EDUC 4314. Student Teaching: Secondary  3 
EDUC 4315. Student Teaching Seminar: Secondary  3 
Free Elective (suggested: CUIN 4397 Selected Topics in C&I Online)  3 
Free Elective (suggested: KIN 1304 Public Hlt Issues in Phys/Obes Online Course)  3 
Total  12 
Catalog Publish Date: August 22, 2012
This Page Last Updated: July 24, 2011