Mathematics Major: A major consists of 33 semester hours including MAT 151, 152, 251, 252, and eighteen additional hours in courses numbered above 252, excluding MAT 316 and MAT 345. Mathematics majors are also required to take at least three one-hour or one credit hour courses from MAT 109, 209, 210, 309, 310, 409, and 411. Majors in the secondary education program must take MAT 210, 310, and 411. The specific program of study for each student is planned with the consultation and approval of the faculty advisor. Students may elect either the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree.

Mathematics Minor: A minor consists of eighteen semester hours including MAT 151, 152 and six semester hours numbered above 252. No course numbered below 131 is to be used in meeting the requirements for a minor in mathematics.

Mathematics Major, teacher Licensure: To be licensed to teach mathematics at the secondary level, a student must meet the following requirements: 1) completion of all core curriculum requirements for the B.A. or B.S. degree, 2) completion of all professional requirements mandated by the State of Mississippi licensure standards, 3) completion of the requirements for a major in mathematics that includes MAT 210; 310; 411; 335; 270 or 336 or 337; 341; 436; 441 or 342 or 338; and three additional hours of approved mathematics electives numbered above MAT 252. Students must be advised from the both the department of mathematics and the department of education.

Pre-Engineering:  Two years at William Carey University followed by two years in residence at a school of engineering will provide the opportunity of earning a degree in engineering. The specific program of study for each pre-engineering student is planned with the consultation and approval of the pre-engineering advisor. Details concerning this program can be obtained from the chair of the department of mathematics.


Mathematics Degree Checklist

Bachelor of Science Degree Application