2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 18, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.S. (SJC Long Island)

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Core Courses:

For information about specific courses that fulfill core curriculum requirements, consult the current Core Curriculum Guide  


(BA or BS degree)

A major in mathematics may earn either the B.A. or the B.S. degree. Candidates for either degree must complete 40 credits of mathematics in which an average grade of C must be attained.

Elective Courses (Chosen with departmental approval) 9 Credits:

Electives are chosen according to the students’ interests and career plans with the direction of their advisors and include the following courses:  MAT 203 MAT 212  MAT 213 , MAT 241 , MAT 246 , MAT 250 ,MAT 346 , MAT 350 , MAT 352 , MAT 360 , MAT 368  or MAT 470 .

Additional Requirements for B.S. degree in Mathematics

In addition to the above required courses:


Mathematics majors who choose to have a double major with Computer Science may substitute 2 advanced computer science courses in lieu of two terms of physics to receive a B.S. degree.

Actuarial Science Strand:

This strand, consisting of two additional mathematics courses and several courses from other departments, has been attached to the Mathematics Major in order to help prepare students for prospective careers in the actuarial field. In addition to the requirements for the major, it is recommended that students preparing for a career in actuarial science take:


It should be noted that both MAT 250  and MAT 346  count as electives for the mathematics major.

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