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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Mathematics, Combined B.S./M.A.


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Schedule of Classes


Specific offerings for each semester may be found in the Schedule of Classes.

Requirements


The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Mathematics to Master of Arts in Mathematics Program (Combined B.S./M.A.) option is designed for highly motivated and qualified students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Oakland University and wishing to complete a Master of Arts Degree in Mathematics directly following. The Accelerated Combined B.S./M.A. Program allows students to take three graduate level courses, MTH 5052, MTH 5075, and one of either MTH 5053 or MTH 5076 while still an undergraduate and pay undergraduate tuition rates. These three graduate-level courses will substitute for  MTH 4052, MTH 4075 and MTH 4053 or MTH 4076 within the B.S. in Mathematics Program.

To be eligible for the Mathematics, Combined B.S./M.A. option, students must:


1. Complete MTH 2554 , MTH 2775 , MTH 3002 , and STA 2226 .

2. Have a strong quantitative background and a major GPA of 3.3 or above.

3. Apply for and receive delayed admission into the M.A. program and thereby the substitution of graduate classes MTH 5052, MTH 5075, and either MTH 5053 or MTH 5076 for MTH 4052, MTH 4075, and either MTH 4053 or MTH 4076. Note: Students must receive formal delayed admission into the program to be eligible to register for MTH 5052, MTH 5075, and one of either MTH 5053 or MTH 5076.

4. Complete MTH 5052, MTH 5075, and one of either MTH 5053 or MTH 5076 with a grade of (B) or better.

5. Maintain a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA to completion of the B.S. degree in mathematics.

Students admitted to this accelerated program can graduate with an M.A. degree in five years.


To apply:


To apply to the Mathematics, Combined B.S./M.A. program, contact Professor Darrell Schmidt, schmidt@oakland.edu, 552 Mathematics and Science Center, (248) 370-3433.

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