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Mathematics Courses & Requirements

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A.: Mathematics, Mathematics with a Concentration in Statistics
  • B.S.: Mathematics
  • Minors: Mathematics, Statistics

Four-Year Course Plans:

The Department of Mathematics has created detailed information related to future course offerings and 4-year educational plans for students to follow during their Wittenberg academic careers. This information provides a useful framework for students and their advisors to create a four-year educational path. Learn More

Course Listings:

  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Mathematics courses offered at Wittenberg.

Degree Requirements:

Mathematics Major (B.A.): 43 credits

  • Required in Mathematics - 34 credits:
    • Required: MATH 201, MATH 202, MATH 210, and MATH 261
    • Electives: Sixteen credits selected from one of the two tracks below:
      • Mathematics: One of MATH 212 or MATH 215, one of MATH 365 or MATH 370, plus eight additional MATH credits, which must include at least one 300+-level course and may include COMP 250
      • Mathematical Science with a Concentration in Statistics:  MATH 228, any two of DATA 327, MATH 328 or DATA 337, plus four additional credits which may include COMP 250
    • Senior Capstone Experience: Two or more credits from one of the following: MATH 460, MATH 490 or MATH 499
  • Required in Computer Science - 5 credits:
    • COMP 150
  • Required in Data Science - 4 credits:
    • DATA 227

Mathematics Major (B.S.): 63 credits

  • Required in Mathematics - 42 credits:
    • Required: MATH 201, 202, 210, 212, 215, 261, 365 and 370
    • Electives: Eight additional credits in mathematics which must include at least one 300-level course
    • Senior Capstone Experience: Two or more credits from one of the following: MATH 460, 490 or 499. Note: majors considering graduate school in math are strongly encouraged to complete a senior independent study (MATH 490) or a research project/honors thesis (MATH 499)
  • Required in Computer Science - 9 credits:
    • COMP 150 (5 credits)
    • one additional COMP course numbered 250 or above
  • Required in Data Science - 4 credits:
    • DATA 227
  • Required in Other Departments - 8 credits:
    • A sequence of courses in one department (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Psychology, or another approved by the department) that is approved by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Mathematics Minor: 25 credits

  • Required in Mathematics - 16-20 credits:
    • MATH 201, MATH 202, MATH 210,
    • One course from: DATA 227, MATH 215, MATH 228, MATH 260 or MATH 261
    • One additional MATH course (of at least four credits) numbered 200 or above
  • Required in Computer Science - 5 credits:
    • COMP 150

Statistics Minor: 20 or 24 credits

  • Required in Mathematics/Data Science - 20 or 24 credits:
    • MATH 131 or MATH 201/202
    • DATA 227
    • MATH 228 
    • Any two courses selected from DATA 327, DATA 337, or MATH 328.

Departmental Honors

If you are a high achieving student who desires to pursue Departmental Honors in Mathematics, review the requirements here.

Here Is an Important Notice About Dual Major and Minors Obtained From Our Department.

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