# The Mathematics Major

**Becoming a Math Major**

To become a mathematics major one must have an interest in and talent for mathematics. There are no special departmental admission requirements. To declare a math major (or minor) contact:

Angie Gardiner

Undergraduate Advisor

LCB 214

801-581-6837

**Departmental Graduation Requirements**

In addition to the required course work necessary for the specific majors, all math majors are required to:

- Receive a “C” or better in all math courses (this applies to the minor also) and a “C-” or better in allied courses. Teaching majors must receive a “C+” or better in all math courses and a C or better in physics.
- Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.3 in mathematics courses. Teaching majors must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 in mathematics courses.
- Complete at least 18 upper division credit hours of University of Utah mathematics courses.
- Successfully pass, with a C or better (C+ or better for teaching majors), all mathematics courses within 3 attempts. Failure to pass any mathematics course with a C or better within 3 attempts will result in dismissal from the major. A withdrawal will be considered an attempt.
- An exit survey is required the semester a student graduates.

**Mathematics Major / Minor Requirements**

Notes:

- Qualified students are encouraged to substitute
**Math 1250-1260**for**Math 1210-1220-2210**. - Students initially majoring in engineering may substitute
**Math 1311-1322**or**Math 1310-1320-3140**for the Calculus sequence. - Students whose initial majors require
**Math 2250**may substitute**Math 2250-2270-(3140 or 3150)**for**Math 2270-2280**.