B. A. in Natural Science and Mathematics, Mathematics Concentration (120 credit hours)
The Bachelor of Arts in Natural Science and Mathematics is designed for students who are interested in the flexibility and diversity of a liberal arts degree and the opportunity to pursue a more extensive study in natural science and mathematics. This flexible degree allows you a wide range of options, including the opportunity to develop one or more minors.
This degree offers concentrations in one of four disciplines within the natural sciences or mathematics. Concentrations in biology, biochemistry and mathematics are available. The concentration in interdisciplinary studies allows you to design your own concentration combining two or more areas of study. If you are planning post-baccalaureate study, you should check the requirements of the specific program in which you are interested in order to plan your degree coursework appropriately.
General Education Requirements (30 cr)
Please note: The Quantitative Reasoning and Scientific Ways of Knowing General Education Requirements will be satisfied by this degree’s requirements. Please confirm these requirements with your advisor.
Additional Requirements (17-19 cr)
First-Year Seminar (0-3 cr)
- UCOL-U 101 First Year Seminar or
- HON-H 100 Freshman Honors Seminar
A passing grade is required in the First Year Seminar course. This course is mandatory for all beginning freshmen and for transfer students with less than 12 credit hours of transferring coursework. This course must be taken in the first semester after admission to Indiana University East.
Information Literacy (1-3 cr)
Choose 1 from:
- COAS-I103 Information Literacy (3 cr)
- COAS-Q110 Intro to Information Literacy (1 cr)
- CSCI-A 110 Introduction to Computers & Computing (3 cr)
World Languages & Cultures Requirement (0-14 cr)
This requirement may be met in one of the following ways:
- Completing Intermediate II (fourth semester) of a non-English language
- Completing a 300-400 level course in a non-English language, or an approved study abroad course that meets this language requirement
- Receiving credit for non-English language courses via placement exam for Intermediate II (fourth semester).
Calculus (13 cr)
Applications (6 cr)
- Choose 2 from:
Transition (6 cr)
Electives (5 cr)
- Choose one 400 level Mathematics course
- Choose one 200 level or above course. This course may be from Mathematics, or another related course with advisor approval (excludes MATH-K 300)
Capstone (2 cr)
- MATH-M 499 Capstone in Mathematics
After Concentration requirements have been met, take enough credit hours to complete 120 credits.