BA Four-Year Degree Plan

This is a model four-year degree plan for this non-comprehensive major. Your path to graduation may vary based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of general education/BA electives, your placement in English and Mathematics, and your choice of minor. This degree program can be completed in eight semesters.

This is only a sample schedule; visit with your advisor to develop a plan that is right for you. Check out the course rotation before scheduling your classes.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
CSC 130 The World of Computer Science 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MTH 261 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours14
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 315 Algebraic Structures 3
MTH 280 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States Since 1877
3

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
MTH 302 Multivariate Calculus 3
MTH 333 Linear Algebra 3
General Education (Social Science) 3
BA Language Course 101 3
Course for Minor 3

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
Writing II (Eng 221 recommended) 3
MTH 532 Introduction to Abstract Algebra 3
General Education (Life Science) 4
BA Language Course 102 3
Course for Minor 3

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
MTH 540 Statistical Theory I 3
MTH Required Elective 3
General Education (Arts) 3
BA Language Course 201 3
Course for Minor 3

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
MTH 503 Advanced Calculus I 3
BA Fine Arts Required Elective 3
MTH 121 Multicultural Views of History and Mathematics 3
BA Language Course 202 3
Course for Minor 3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
Mathematics Elective 3
BA Fine Arts Required Elective 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3
Course for Minor 3
BA Philosophy Required Course 3
Elective 3

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours13
General Elective (Public Issues) 3
HST 104 World History Since 1600 C.E. 3
MTH 497 Topics 1
Elective 3
Course for Minor 3

ECO 155 is a recommended general education course from the Social Sciences category.
** HST 103 and PHI 105/110 count toward the general education requirements.