UWA LowerLevel Degree Requirements for a
MAJOR IN MATHEMATICS
COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS
Effective: Fall 2011
Core Curriculum Requirements
Students transferring from Alabama public twoyear and fouryear colleges and universities should consult the AGSC site for complete details regarding Areas IIV for all majors, including the list of approved courses for each institution. Specific requirements for students majoring in Mathematics at Alabama public twoyear schools and for UWA preMathematics majors are included below.
AREA I  Written Composition (6 semester hours)
AGSC: No specific courses required for Mathematics majors beyond the AGSC requirements.
UWA Course Titles 
AL College System Course Titles 
Choose from one of the following sequences: EH 101 and 102, Written English I and II or EH 103 and 104, Honors English I and II 
ENG 101 and 102, Written Composition I and II 
AREA II  Humanities and Fine Arts (12 semester hours)
AGSC: There are no specific courses required for Mathematics majors beyond the AGSC requirements, but the following course is strongly preferred:
AL College System Course Titles 
SPH 107, Fundamentals of Public Speaking 
UWA: Students planning to complete the bachelor's degree in Mathematics are required to complete the pattern in humanities and fine arts as listed below:
UWA Course Titles 
AL College System Course Titles 
Choose one of the following sequences: EH 221 and 222, British Literature or EH 231 and 232, American Literature or EH 213 and 214, Honors Literature I and II or EH 221, British Literature I or EH 222, British Literature II or EH 231, American Literature I, or EH 232, American Literature II and one of the following: FR 102, Introduction French II (or higher) SP 102, Introduction Spanish II (or higher) PL 100, Introduction to Philosophy 
ENG 251 and 252, American Literature I and II ENG 261 and 262, English Literature I and II ENG 271 and 272, World Literature I and II FRN 102, Introductory French (or higher) FRN 104, Elementary French II SPA 102, Introductory Spanish II (or higher) SPA 104, Elementary Spanish II PHL 106, Introductory Philosophy PHL 206, Ethics and Society

SH 100, Principles of Public Speaking or SH 150, Professional Speaking 
SPH 107, Fundamentals of Public Speaking 
Choose two of the following: AT 100, Introduction to Art MU 100, Introduction to Music TH 100, Introduction to Theatre or for Honor students, any one of the above and HR 100, Honors Forum and HR 200, Honors Special Topics: Interdisciplinary 
ART 100, Art Appreciation MUS 101, Music Appreciation THR 120, Theatre Appreciation THR 126, Introduction to Theatre 
AREA III  Natural Sciences and Mathematics (12 semester hours)
AGSC: No specific course required for Mathematics beyond the AGSC requirements.
UWA: Students planning to complete the bachelor's degree in Mathematics are required to complete the pattern in natural science and mathematics as listed below:
UWA Course Titles 
AL College System Course Titles 
BY 101, Principles of Biology or BY 103, Honors Biology 
BIO 101, Introduction to Biology I 
MH 114, Precalculus Trigonometry or higher 
MTH 113, Precalculus Trigonometry 
PH 212, Technical Physics I 
PHY 213, Physics w/Calculus I 
AREA IV  History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences (12 semester hours)
AGSC: Students planning to complete a bachelor's degree in Mathematics should take the following courses.
UWA Course Titles 
AL College System Course Titles 
Choose from the following sequences: HY 101 and 102, History of Western Civilization I and II HY 103 and 104, Honors Western Civilization I and II HY 211 and 212, American History I and II 
HIS 101, Western Civilization I HIS 102, Western Civilization II HIS 121, World History I HIS 122, World History II HIS 201, United States History I HIS 202, United States History II 
Choose two of the following: EC 231, Macroeconomics* EC 232, Microeconomics*
* required for mathematics majors 
Choose two of the following: ECO 231, Principles of Macroeconomics* ECO 232, Principles of Microeconomics* 
AREA V  PreProfessional, Major, and Elective Courses for Mathematics Majors at UWA (19 semester hours)
Contact Name: Dr. Thomas Ratkovich
Title: Chairperson, Department of Mathematics
Phone: (205) 6523723
email: tratkovich@uwa.edu
1. Required courses ratified by the AGSC for Mathematics:
Requirements ratified by AGSC for Mathematics with UWA Course Numbers 
AL College System Course Titles 
MH 121, Calculus I MH 122, Calculus II 
MTH 125, Calculus I MTH 126, Calculus II 
2. List of courses to fulfill Area V for major in Mathematics at UWA:
UWA Course Titles 
AL College System Course Titles 
Choose at least 10 semester hours from the following: CS 205, Microcomputer Applications MH 223, Multivariable Calculus PH 212, Technical Physics II 
CIS 146, Microcomputer Applications MTH 227, Calculus III PHY 214, Physics w/Calculus II 
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