Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Mathematics, B.A.

Academic Map 2020-2021

This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2020-2021 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MATH 241 (FQ: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
Elective (Rec: CS 150 ) 3
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
DS: Social Science I 3
Credits 16

Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MATH 242 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
GL: Language Arts 3
DP: Physical Science (Rec: PHYS 170 ) 3/4
DY: Science Lab (Rec: PHYS 170L ) 1
Credits 14/15

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MATH 243 3
MATH 311 3
GE HPP 3
DS: Social Science II 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MATH 244 3
MATH 310 3
DB: Biological Science 3
WI Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
Upper Math Elective (Group A) 3/4
Upper Math Elective (Group B) 3/4
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Credits 15/17

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MATH 424 4
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
GE GCC 3
WI Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 16

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
Upper Math Elective (Group A or Group B) 3/4
Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
WI Upper Elective 3
Credits 15/16

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MATH 431 4
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 16

Notes

  1. Courses in Group A: MATH 314 , MATH 317 , MATH 324
  2. Courses in Group B:
    • Upper Division Math Courses excluding 399, 499, 496,
    • ASTR 350 ,
    • BIOL 481L ,
    • CS 407 , CS 408 , CS 440 , CS 470 ,
    • PHYS 330 , PHYS 331 , PHYS 341 , PHYS 360 , PHYS 371 , PHYS 380 , PHYS 430
  3. Students should take MATH 310 as soon as possible after completing MATH 242 to make timely progress.
  4. MATH 314 is a recommended elective preceding MATH 431 .
  5. MATH 324 is a recommended elective preceding MATH 424 .
  6. Math courses in Years 3 and 4 (Spring semester) may be switched as MATH 424 and MATH 431 are offered alternating years.
  7. It is recommended that students take a course in Group A before taking MATH 424 and MATH 431 .
  8. Students must earn at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA in courses required for the major.
  9. At least 45 credits must be earned in courses at the 300- and 400- level.
  10. Some students may place into a course below MATH 241 . It is recommended that students work up to MATH 241 as quickly as possible to ensure timely progress through the major.