### Contact:

Department Chair: Graham J. Leuschke, 215 Carnegie Building,

gjleusch@syr.edu, 315-443-1478

Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies: Leonid Kovalev, 311C Carnegie Building,

lvkovale@syr.edu, 315-443-1487

### Major Advisors:

S.P. Diaz, L. Kovalev, S. Wehrli

### Faculty

Uday Banerjee, Pinyuen Chen, Dan Coman, Steven Diaz, Shukai Du, Nicole L. Fonger, Thomas John, Pierre Yves Gaudreau Lamarre, Jack E. Graver, Duane Graysay, Pawel Grzegrzolka, Lee Kennard, Hyune-Ju Kim, Leonid Kovalev, Graham J. Leuschke, Wei Li, Jianxuan Liu, Adam Lutoborski, Rachana Maharjan, Joanna O. Masingila, Moira McDermott, Jeffrey Meyer, Claudia Miller, Jani Onninen, Josh Pollitz, Declan Quinn, Hamidreza Rahmati, Lixin Shen, Gregory Verchota, Stephan Wehrli, William Wylie, Yuan Yuan, Yiming Zhao

As a preliminary requirement for the mathematics major, students complete 18 credits in the following classes with no grade below a C: MAT 295 , MAT 296 , MAT 331 , MAT 397 , and MAT 375 . These courses are prerequisites for most upper-division courses. The following sequence is recommended: MAT 295 in the first semester; MAT 296 in the second semester; MAT 331 , MAT 397 in the third semester; and MAT 375 when appropriate. However, students with knowledge of trigonometry and a year of high school calculus may be able to enter the sequence at MAT 296 or even MAT 397 ; students with less preparation may be advised to complete MAT 194 before beginning the calculus sequence. Students considering becoming mathematics majors are strongly encouraged to talk to a mathematics major advisor as soon as possible. Computer science students (only) who have credit for CIS 375 , and are pursuing a dual major in mathematics, need not take MAT 375 .

Students who plan to pursue graduate study in mathematics should obtain the B.S. degree and consider taking at least one first-year graduate (600-level) course.

For all Arts and Sciences|Maxwell students, successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in this major requires a minimum of 120 credits, 96 of which must be Arts and Sciences|Maxwell credits, completion of the Liberal Arts Core requirements, and the requirements for this major that are listed below.

**Dual Enrollments:**

Students dually enrolled in **Newhouse*** and Arts and Sciences|Maxwell will complete a minimum of 122 credits, with at least 90 credits in Arts and Sciences|Maxwell coursework and an Arts and Sciences|Maxwell major.

*Students dually enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences|Maxwell as first year students must complete the Liberal Arts Core. Students who transfer to the dual program *after their first year* as singly enrolled students in the Newhouse School will satisfy general requirements for the dual degree program by completing the Newhouse Core Requirements.