B.Sc. On Campus

Mathematical Sciences

Tennessee State University

48 months
20574 USD/year
20574 USD/year
7854 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The curriculum for a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematical Sciences at Tennessee State University consists of a minimum of 120 semester hours which must include at least 42 hours at the 3000 or 4000 level. 


Along with 43 semester hours of General Education requirements including Calculus I (4 hours), a minimum of 60 semester hours must be in Mathematics with at least 45 hours of these being at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Key Features 

  • The Mathematical Sciences program core from Tennessee State University consists of a 12 hour calculus sequence, a two semester sequence in analysis, a two semester sequence in modern algebra, and courses in the areas of combinatorics, number theory, geometry, differential equations, linear algebra, math. software, probability and statistics, history of mathematics, and a senior project.
  • Due to the tight prerequisite structure, each student choosing Mathematical Sciences as a major should consult a major advisor within the department.  No Mathematics course in which a grade below C is earned will be counted towards meeting requirements for the Mathematics major core.

Programme Structure

  • Courses labeled with an asterisk represent approved general education courses from the areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences.  
  • Such courses may be substituted with other courses from their respective areas of the approved general education course list found in the undergraduate catalog.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admissions Application and $25 application fee. (Check or Money Order)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (TOEFL/IELTS is waived with "C" or better in college-level English Comp I)
  • Notarized Affidavit of support and financial statement.  These documents must not be older than six (6) months prior to desired semester of enrollment
  • Official transcripts from colleges/universities attended in the United States
  • Official transcripts and authorized school records with a course-by-course listing of courses and grades received; such transcripts must have been evaluated by a foreign educational credential agancy, at the student's expense.  Recommended agency is World Education Services (WES):
  • Proof of required immunizations 
  • Copy of passport
  • Take the ACT/SAT test if under the age of 21
  • Please do not submit emailed documents to the Admissions Office

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10287 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    20574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10287 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7854 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3927 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Nashville

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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