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Mathematics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Houston, TX, United States
The Bachelor of Arts degrees in Mathematics at the University of Houston Downtown is designed to provide students with the foundation of a liberal arts education and a broad overview of modern mathematics and its applications, while also emphasizing the power, depth, and beauty inherent in the subject. 
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Overview

The mathematical component of this plan is designed to prepare students to develop and use analytical and problem- solving skills, to master mathematical techniques required in related fields of application, and to enter the employment market with relevant and proficient mathematical tools.

The BA degree in Mathematics at the University of Houston Downtown is especially appropriate for students who wish to combine an extensive study of mathematics with a second concentration in one of the natural sciences, computer science, statistics or engineering. It will help prepare students for various graduate or professional programs including mathematics, engineering, and finance. The degree program will also prepare students for rewarding careers through smaller classes, faculty mentoring, modern labs, hands-on experience, and flexible class options.

Learning Outcomes 

Graduates who earn a BA in Mathematics will be able to:

  • Demonstrate analytic reasoning and problem-solving skills, and understanding of and ability to write proofs.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of continuous mathematics.
  • Communicate mathematical knowledge orally and in writing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Introduction to Proofs 
  • Differential Equations
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Introduction to Modern Algebra

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Apply for admissions using the Apply Texas Application (link works better in Chrome) online!
  • Submit your $80 admissions application fee. The application and fee will be valid for a period of one year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7767 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7767 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2859 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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