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Mathematics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (ARWU) Orono, ME, United States
Mathematicians and those with mathematical inclination are inherently problem solvers. Through course work and individual faculty-student work, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers the mechanism to develop and refine problem solving skills and creative thinking skills that are so important to meeting the demands of the job market and society in general.  
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Overview

The core courses in the BA program provide basic mathematical tools. Diversity in upper level course offerings, combined with one or more interdisciplinary concentrations, gives students considerable versatility on their career paths.

Required courses for the BA in mathematics are divided into:

  • Core mathematics courses
  • Upper level mathematics area of concentration
  • Outside specialization

A student must receive a grade of at least C in a course in order to receive credit toward meeting the requirements for the major.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Students are strongly encouraged to apply by Dec 1 to guarantee priority consideration for merit scholarship awards and to have their application fee waived.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Mathematics and Applications
  • The Nature and Language of Mathematics
  • Elementary Algebraic Models in Our World
  • Elementary Descriptive Geometry
  • Elementary Numerical Mathematics From A Modern Perspective
  • Algebra for College Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics for Business and Economics
  • Introduction to Calculus
  • Applications of Calculus
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Honors Level Calculus I
  • Honors Level Calculus II
  • Calculus III
  • Introduction to Differential Equations with Linear Algebra
  • Differential Equations
  • Introduction to Abstract Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Topics in Mathematics
  • Problems Seminar II
  • Topics in Mathematics
  • Capstone Seminar in Mathematics
  • Introduction to Real Analysis I
  • Introduction to Real Analysis II
  • History of Mathematics
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Complex Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • a completed application (either the Mobile Friendly App or the Common Application)
  • an official high school transcript
  • SAT or ACT scores (waived for transfers with more than 12 completed credits or applicants age 20 and older)
  • official college transcripts for all attempted college coursework
  • an essay
  • a school recommendation (first-year applicants only)
  • an application fee of $40

Tuition Fee

  • International

    953 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 953 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    953 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 953 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    293 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 293 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orono

  • 1216 - 1890 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • International Presidential Scholarship
  • International Flagship Scholarship
  • International Dean’s Scholarship
  • Maine Global Partner Scholarship
  • IEI Bridge Scholarship
  • IEI Discovery Scholarship

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