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  • Undergraduate Mathematics — Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    Awards and Scholarships Math CS Club Computing Resources Outreach SLU Navigation SLU Home Arts Sciences Home Apply Now Prospective Students Info Undergraduate Mathematics CURRENT STUDENTS Math computer science club Math Help Sessions Awards and scholarships Math competitions Textbook information Employment Opportunities Success in Mathematics PROGRAM INFORMATION Degree requirements Sample schedule Initial placement Introductory Statistics Course descriptions PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS Why study mathematics Mathematics at SLU Undergraduate admissions About St Louis CAREER

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  • Requirements — Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    degree the student then builds on this foundation with a selection of nine upper division mathematics courses chosen to include pure mathematics courses in real analysis and algebra a statistics course at the upper division level two completed upper division sequences including one in pure mathematics and electives to complete the required nine upper division courses Students must also take at least one course in computer programming and one course in another discipline that has a strong mathemtical or computational component which cannot be a course counting for any other part of the B S requirements for example the B S core The requirements for the B S in Mathematics follow the recommendations of the Mathematics Association of America for degree programs in mathematics that prepare students for graduate work Required Courses Students majoring in mathematics start with a core of five courses 18 hours MATH 1510 Calculus I old nr Math 142 MATH 1520 Calculus II old nr Math 143 MATH 2530 Calculus III old nr Math 244 must be taken at St Louis University with a grade of at least C MATH 2660 Principles of Mathematics old nr Math 266 MATH 3120 Introduction to Linear Algebra old nr Math 315 Students pursuing a B S in mathematics must pass at least nine further additional upper division mathematics beyond MATH 3120 A GPA of 2 00 C average or higher is required in upper division mathematics courses counting toward the major including MATH 3120 The additional upper division courses are built around year long sequences of courses in five areas of mathematics MATH 3550 and 4550 or 4570 Differential Equations old nrs math 355 455 457 MATH 4110 and 4120 or 4150 Introduction to Abstract Algebra and Linear Algebra or Number Theory old nrs math 411 412 and 415 MATH 4210 and 4220 or 4230 Introduction to Analysis and Metric Spaces or Multivariable Analysis old nrs Math 421 422 and 423 MATH 4310 and 4320 or 4360 Complex Variables old nrs Math 451 452 453 MATH 4810 4820 Probability and Statistics old nrs Math 401 402 Other upper division courses are offered on an occasional basis Pure Mathematics Requirement 6 hours The B S in Mathematics requires both MATH 4110 Introduction to Abstract Algebra and MATH 4210 Introduction to Real Analysis old nrs Math 411 421 Statistics Requirement 3 hours The B S in Mathematics requires at least one statistics course with a MATH or STAT designation at the 3000 or 4000 level Sequence Requirement 6 9 hours Students are required to complete two upper division sequences one of which must be in pure mathematics a sequence starting with either MATH 4110 or MATH 4210 The other sequence will depend on the further educational and career plans of the individual student If the second selected sequence is a second pure mathematics sequence or a statistics sequence then this requirement takes only a further 6 hours to complete rather than 9 hours Mathematics Electives 9 12 hours Students select three

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  • Placement — Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    Courses Placement Math Skills Assessment and Placement SLU Programs Which Require Mathematics Math Help Sessions Textbook Statistics Requirements Employment Opportunities Undergrad Statistics Graduate Programs Awards and Scholarships Math CS Club Computing Resources Outreach SLU Navigation SLU Home Arts Sciences Home Apply Now Prospective Students Info Placement Math Skills Assessment and Placement SLU Programs Which Require Mathematics An overview of the mathematics requirements of various colleges majors and concentrations at Saint

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  • Math Skills Assessment and Placement — Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    Index Those students can take one or more of our skills assessment tests to determine optimal placement Some freshmen come in with a lower Math Index and math placement recommendation than they feel is appropriate Those students can take the skills assessment test to determine if they have mastered the prerequisites and can proceed to the next course Math Index To assess the math skills of our incoming students we use the Math Index This score is computer from your high school GPA and ACT math score or SAT math score We base our placement advice on five years of data We differentiate between students who only need one course and those who need a sequence Many students just need to take one math course to satisfy the core requirement for mathematics and their placement criteria are a little more flexible We refer to those students as being in non math intensive programs There are also students who are in math intensive programs Examples are students in the sciences who will need to take several mathematics courses over the years Students in the math intensive programs are advised to start conservatively with their placement If one needs to take multiple sequential math courses it is a good idea to make sure one gets As and Bs in those early classes The reason is that our statistics show that a student with a C only has a 50 chance of passing the next course Math Index Course Placement Non Math intensive programs 600 Math 092 Basic Mathematics 700 Math 094 Intro to Elementary Algebra I Math 095 Elementary Algebra II Math 096 Intermediate Algebra 750 Math 122 Finite Mathematics Math 124 Math and the Art of Escher Math 125 Math in the Real World Math 126 Statistics in Sports and Politics

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  • SLU Programs Which Require Mathematics — Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    STAT 110 Intro to Statistics or MATH STAT 130 Elem Statistics with Computers Nutrition and Dietetics MATH 132 Survey of Calculus Statistics either STAT 110 or MATH STAT 130 Occupational Science MATH 120 or applied math course Choice of math course needs written approval of the student s faculty adviser in the Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science Physical Therapy MATH 141 Pre Calculus This requirement is waived if the student has a math Index of 1050 or higher or alternatively a 28 math ACT and a B in all 4 high school math courses including one at the level of pre calculus A math elective The SLU Inquiry courses in mathematics do not count College of Arts and Sciences Arts and Sciences College core requirement MATH 120 College Algebra or higher For the general college requirement MATH 120 MATH 122 MATH 124 MATH 125 MATH 126 MATH 130 MATH 132 MATH 135 MATH 141 MATH 142 MATH 165 and MATH 266 all count Pre medical Program All pre health students need through Calculus I MATH 142 Students satisfying this with AP credit should be advised that med schools generally dislike AP credit Pre med scholars need to take a math course here If a pre med scholar already has credit for Calculus I MATH 130 is the preferred option for statistics Also the Math Department recommends MATH 165 or MATH 130 if MATH 143 Calculus II is not required Honors Program Note that MATH 266 is cross listed as HR 268 Biology The BA requires MATH 141 Pre calculus and recommends MATH 142 Calculus I and a semester of statistics The BS requires MATH 142 Calculus I and a semester of statistics and recommends MATH 143 Calculus II Chemistry Through MATH 143 Calculus II Computer Science Both programs require MATH 135 MATH 142 and MATH 143 The BA requires one additional math elective The BS requires a probability and statistics elective and two additional math courses at the 200 or higher level Mathematics Through Calc III MATH 266 6 upper division courses with distribution restrictions Earth and Atmospheric Sciences MATH 142 Calculus I required for BA in Environmental Science or Geology MATH 143 Calculus II is required for the BS in Environmental Science or Geology For a degree in Meteorology or Geophysics the requirements are for math through Calculus III an assortment of upper level courses John Cook School of Business The College Core requires two courses in mathematics including a course in calculus either MATH 132 or MATH 142 or higher Additionally the college requires a course in science and a fourth course in either math or science Parks College Engineering Management Requires through MATH 244 Calculus III Engineering Programs Aerospace Engineering Avionics Engineering Biomedical Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering All require through MATH 244 Calculus III and Differential Equations along with a selection of other upper division math courses Physics Requires through MATH 244 Calculus III and Differential Equations along with a selection

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  • Placement — Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    Which Require Mathematics Math Help Sessions Textbook Statistics Requirements Employment Opportunities Undergrad Statistics Graduate Programs Awards and Scholarships Math CS Club Computing Resources Outreach SLU Navigation SLU Home Arts Sciences Home Apply Now Prospective Students Info Send this page to someone Fill in the email address of your friend and we will send an email that contains a link to this page Address info Send to Required The e mail

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  • Math Help Sessions — Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    Sciences Home Apply Now Prospective Students Info Math Help Sessions Help in Math Classes from Elementary Algebra to Calculus III Statistics Spring 2016 Semester Monday January 11th through Monday May 2nd Ritter Hall 111 Monday 9 a m 11 a m 12 p m 2 p m Tuesday 9 a m 11 a m 12 p m 2 p m Wednesday 9 a m 11 a m 12 p m

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  • Textbook — Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    the Barnes and Noble bookstore at SLU ISBN numbers for information only Sullivan Standalone My Math Lab ISBN 13 978 0 321 19991 x MyMathLab Student Access kit with My Math Lab New only 79 15 Sullivan College Algebra Enhanced with Graphing Utilities 5th Edition 3 hole punch with MyMathLab ISBN 13 978 0 321 62214 3 New only 105 15 Used without MyMathlab 59 35 Sullivan College Algebra Enhanced with Graphing Utilities 5th Edition with MyMathLab ISBN 13 978 032160784 3 Bound copy New only 161 80 Sullivan College Algebra Enhanced with Graphing Utilities 5th Edition ISBN 13 978 0 13 600491 2 Text only Bound copy Used 108 35 Sullivan College Algebra Enhanced with Graphing Utilities 5th Edition Student Solution Manual ISBN 13 978 0 13 600196 6 New 38 20 Used 28 60 Math 122 Finite Math Prices are from the Barnes and Noble bookstore at SLU ISBN numbers for information only Goldstein Standalone My Math Lab ISBN 13 978 0 321 19991 x MyMathLab Student Access kit with My Math Lab New only 79 15 Goldstein Finite Mathematics and its Applications 10th Edition 3 hole punch with MyMathLab ISBN 13 978 0 321 62214 3 New only 111 45 Used without MyMathlab 83 60 Goldstein Finite Mathematics and its Applications 10th Edition with MyMathLab ISBN 13 978 032160784 3 Bound copy New only 161 80 Text only Bound copy no MyMathLab Used 108 35 Math 132 Survey of Calculus Section 1 of this course is being taught with Excel and students are required to use a laptop computer in the course The book for that section is a CD Networked Business Math Third Edition Felkel and Richardson ISBN 13 978 0 7575 6754 4 37 75 The other sections of the course use MyMathLab with Calculus for Business Economics and the Life Sciences by Barnett 11th edition Prices are from the Barnes and Noble bookstore at SLU ISBN numbers for information only Barnett Standalone My Math Lab ISBN 13 978 0 321 19991 x MyMathLab Student Access kit with My Math Lab New only 79 15 Barnett Calculus for Business Economics and the Life Sciences 11th Edition 3 hole punch with MyMathLab ISBN 13 978 0 321 62214 3 New only 107 00 Used without MyMathlab 80 25 Barnett Calculus for Business Economics and the Life Sciences 11th Edition with MyMathLab ISBN 13 978 032160784 3 Bound copy New only 153 45 Used without MyMathlab 115 10 Calculus MATH 142 143 and 244 The text we use for these three courses is titled Calculus by Hughes Hallet McCallum et al and published by Wiley Students who only plan to take Calculus I and Calculus II can buy a smaller single variable version of the book Students who plan to take only Calculus III can get the smaller multivariable portion of the book If students are planning to take all three semesters or Calculus II and Calculus III they should get the larger Single and Multivariable version

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