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Deadlines & Cost
For fall semester admission, applications submitted by the "priority deadline" of March 1 are given priority and will be notified of a decision by the end of April. Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis through July 1.
For spring semester admission, the application deadline is December 1. Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis through December.
Cost & Aid
For additional information regarding tuition and fees, please visit the Bursar’s Office or send an email to Bursar@umb.edu.
Degree Requirements consist of the Core Requirement, the Concentration Requirement and the Capstone Requirement. (Additional requirements for the General BA degree are also listed under Concentration Requirement.) Except for the Concentration Requirement, these requirements are common to all concentrations and to the general BA degree.
- Math 140 - Calculus I
- Math 141 - Calculus II
- Math 242 - Multivariable and Vector Calculus
- Math 260 - Linear Algebra I
- Math 265 - Discrete Structures in Mathematics
- Math 270/310 - Applied Ordinary Differential Equations
- Math 291 Mathematical Software
- Math 314/280 - Introduction to Proofs
- Math 345 - Probability and Statistics
- Phys 113 - Fundamentals of Physics I
- CS 110 - Introduction to Computer Programming
Note: Math 140 - Calculus I may be replaced by Math 145 - Calculus I for the Life and Environmental Sciences.
Six additional mathematics courses are required. These courses are specific to each concentration and are listed on the pages Math for Teaching and General BA Degree.
The capstone allows a student to demonstrate the ability to use the knowledge, concepts, and methods acquired in the mathematics major. The capstone requirement may be met through any of the courses with numbers between 420-499.
Other Rules & Requirements
- A minimum of a 2.0 GPA (a C average) in the major is required for graduation. Only courses taken at UMass Boston are included in computing the average.
- No requirement may be taken pass/fail.
- At least 4 (four) mathematics courses numbered 300 or higher must be taken at UMass Boston.
Department of Mathematics
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 William T. Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
Alfred G. Noël
Office: Wheatley, 3rd floor, 154-14
Associate Department Chair
Steven G. Jackson
Office: Wheatley, 3rd floor, 154-27
Administrative Assistant I
Office: Wheatley, 3rd floor, 154-09
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