Department of Mathematics

West Chester University

Mathematics Information
Office: Room 101
25 University Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone (610) 436-2440
Fax (610) 738-0578
Email: Department Chair


B.S. in Mathematics

120 semester hours

  1. General ed. requirements, pages 38-44 (48 semester hours)
  2. Mathematics requirements (22 semester hours)
    MAT 161, 162, 200, 261*, 311, 319, 343, 362
    *Satisfies general education requirement
  3. Related cognates (3 semester hours)
    ENG 368 or 371 or 375
  4. Concentration requirements
    1. Actuarial science concentration
      1. Required mathematics courses (18 semester hours)
        MAT 345, 403, 406, 421, 422; STA 311
      2. Related cognates (15 semester hours)
        ACC 201; ECO 111*, 112, 340; FIN 325, 350
        *Satisfies general education requirement
      3. Free electives or internship (14 semester hours)
        Chosen under advisement
    2. Computational mathematics concentration
      1. Required mathematics courses (15 semester hours)
        MAT 151, 325, 413, 425, and one of MAT 427 or 443 or 493
      2. Related cognates (12 semester hours)
        CSC 141*, 142, 240, 241, 242
        *Satisfies general education requirement
      3. Free electives and/or internship (20 semester hours)
        Chosen under advisement
    3. Industrial mathematics concentration
      1. Required mathematics courses (12 semester hours)
        MAT 425, 445, and two of MAT 325 or 427 or 443 or 493
      2. Related cognates (14 semester hours)
        CSC 141*; PHY 170*, 180, 240, 300, 350
        *Satisfies general education requirement
      3. Free electives and/or internship (21 semester hours)
        Chosen under advisement
    4. Mathematical finance concentration
      1. Required mathematics courses (12 semester hours)
        MAT 406, 409, 421, and one of MAT 345 or 422
      2. Related cognates (13 semester hours)
        ACC 201; CSC 141*; ECO 111*, 112; FIN 325; and one of FIN 337 or 344; PHY 170*
        *Satisfies general education requirement
      3. Free electives and/or internship (22 semester hours)
        Chosen under advisement
    5. Statistics concentration
      1. Required mathematics courses (15 semester hours)
        MAT 121, 345, 421, 422; STA 311
      2. Related cognates (9 semester hours)
        Three electives chosen from either pharmaceutical design, finance, economics, marketing, or computer science and approved by department chair
      3. Free electives and/or internship (23 semester hours)
        Chosen under advisement