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2019-2020 Catalogue 
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Mathematics, B.A.

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10.25 -12.25 courses.

  • Completion of the calculus sequence (through MAT 122 )

A Minimum of seven Math or Statistics courses numbers 202 or above to include:

Four courses at the 300-level

Remaining 3 courses out of required 7:

Complete One of the Following Sequences


The capstone experience for a Major in Mathematics and Statistics emphasizes experiential learning. The courses listed below comprise an individual creative project completed in a cooperative learning environment. (Not required for Math majors also majoring in Education, as EDU 483 serves as the capstone).

Culture Points:

MAT 701  emphasizes co-curricular involvement with mathematics and statistics by requiring students to acquire 30 mathematical/statistics culture points over the course of their career at Cornell. Points can be accumulated before declaring a major. Details on culture points can be found in the Degree Requirements section of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics website.

Teaching Certification:

Students who are interested in pursuing K-12 certification to teach math should seek admission to the Teacher Education Program. See the Education  department section for application and certification information.

*Students wishing to double major in Math and Secondary Education must take MAT 231  as a part of their Math major.

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