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Mathematics Major Map

Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
Area of Emphasis: Actuarial Science
Pathway: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Mathematics can be found in almost every sector of the world. Our faculty’s interdisciplinary approach to mathematics will prepare you for careers as research analysts, technical consultants, computer scientists, educators and systems engineers.

Academics

Fall
  • WVUE 191 First Year Seminar
    1
  • General Education Foundations Course
    4
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • Foreign Language 101
    3
  • MATH 155 Calculus 1 Exclamation Point
    4
15
Spring
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point
    3
  • Foreign Language 102
    3
  • MATH 156 Calculus 2 Exclamation Point
    4
  • General Elective
    2
  • General Elective
    3
15
Fall
  • WVUE 191 First Year Seminar
    1
  • General Education Foundations Course
    4
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • MATH 155 Calculus 1 Exclamation Point
    4
15
Spring
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • BS First Area
    4
  • MATH 156 Calculus 2 Exclamation Point
    4
  • General Elective
    1
15
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Attend New Student Orientation
  • Participate in Adventure WV's Sophomore Outdoor Adventure Re-orientation (SOAR) program
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Find people from class/es who live in your residence hall and review class with them
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • Get a selfie with the Mountaineer
  • Attend an alcohol-free event
  • Attend the Sophomore Celebration to celebrate your successful freshman year and becoming a sophomore
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Attend a football game

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Apply to be a Resident Assistant
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas
  • Attend the study abroad fair
  • Participate in an alternative spring break
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Climb at the SRC climbing wall
  • Use the WELLWVU HeartMath Lab
  • Join the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT)
  • Complete AlcoholEdu Part 2
  • Visit the Student Rec Center

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Attend a resume writing class
  • Take a writing or communications class

Academics

Fall
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • Foreign Language 203
    3
  • MATH 251 Multivariable Calculus Exclamation Point
    4
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    2
15
Spring
  • Foreign Language 204
    3
  • MATH 261 Elementary Differential Equations Exclamation Point
    4
  • STAT 215 Introduction to Probability and Statistics Exclamation Point
    3
  • MATH 283 Introduction to the Concepts of Mathematics Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Elective
    2
15
Fall
  • BS Third Area
    4
  • ECAS Global Studies and Diversity Requirement
    3
  • MATH 251 Multivariable Calculus Exclamation Point
    4
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    1
15
Spring
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • BS Third Area
    4
  • MATH 261 Elementary Differential Equations Exclamation Point
    4
  • MATH 283 Introduction to the Concepts of Mathematics Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Elective
    1
15
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Attend dinner presentations at the Faculty Dinner Series
  • Check all of your degree requirements
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • Complete the Campus Read

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Attend a Sophomore/Junior Year Experience trip or event
  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Attend a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day diversity program
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations
  • Get involved in the Student Government Association
  • Explore community service opportunities in Greek Life

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Take a fitness class at the Rec Center
  • Visit campus farmers market
  • Drop in to a meditation class in the Health and Education Building
  • Become a level 1 Bystander Trainer

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Sign up for an internship interview
  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)

Academics

Fall
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • ECAS Global Studies and Diversity Requirement
    3
  • MATH 343 Introduction to Linear Algebra Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    3
15
Spring
  • ECAS Fine Arts Requirement
    3
  • MATH 222 Numerical and Symbolic Methods in Mathematics and Statistics Exclamation Point
    3
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    MATH 341 Introduction to Algebraic Structures or
    MATH 381 Introduction to Analysis and Topology or
    MATH 451 Introduction to Real Analysis 1 or
    MATH 456 Complex Variables
  • MATH 495 Independent Study
    1-6
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    2
15
Fall
  • MATH 343 Introduction to Linear Algebra Exclamation Point
    3
  • Advanced MATH Elective
    3
  • STAT 215 Introduction to Probability and Statistics Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    3
15
Spring
  • MATH 222 Numerical and Symbolic Methods in Mathematics and Statistics Exclamation Point
    3
  • MATH 495 Independent Study
    1-6
  • MATH Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    2
15
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Go talk to a faculty member in your department about graduate school or career options
  • Attend dinner presentations at the Faculty Dinner Series
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • Visit the West Virginia and Regional History Center in the Downtown Library
  • Attend a Ring Day ceremony (where you will receive your WVU class ring)
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend an Outdoor Rec Center weekend trip
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Explore mentorship opportunities in Greek Life
  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas
  • Take Enhancing Well-being Coaching Class
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Use exercise for mental well-being in Movement for Mental Health
  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Exercise daily

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Join a club sport team
  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more

Academics

Fall
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    MATH 341 Introduction to Algebraic Structures or
    MATH 381 Introduction to Analysis and Topology or
    MATH 451 Introduction to Real Analysis 1 or
    MATH 456 Complex Variables
  • MATH Elective
    3
  • MATH 495 Independent Study
    1-6
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    1
  • MATH 495 Independent Study
    1-6
15
Spring
  • MATH 495 Independent Study
    1-6
  • MATH Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    2
15
Fall
  • MATH 451 Introduction to Real Analysis 1 Exclamation Point
    3
  • MATH 495 Independent Study
    1-6
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    1
  • General Elective
    3
14
Spring
  • MATH 495 Independent Study
    1-6
  • MATH Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    3
  • General Elective
    4
  • General Elective
    4
15
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Check all of your degree requirements
  • Complete the Campus Read

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend a football game
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Take a picture in front of Woodburn Hall with your graduation attire

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Participate in a fraternity and sorority accreditation program
  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Use your resources: learn about all your health-related needs at well.wvu.edu
  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event
  • Continue involvement with your club sport or intramural team or try a new one
  • Stay healthy: Ask an Expert via well.wvu.edu

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Sign up for an interview
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization

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