MATHEMATICS PROGRAM

Division of Science, Mathematics and Computing

Website: http://math.bard.edu

Updated August 23, 2017

 

 

Advising Faculty

 

1.     James Belk (director)

2.     Jules Albertini

3.     Amir Barghi

4.     Maria Belk (not teaching fall 17)

5.     Ethan Bloch

6.     John Cullinan (on sabbatical fall 17, leave of absence spring 18)

7.     Stefan M. Mendez-Diez

8.     Lauren Rose

9.     Steven Simon

10.   Japheth Wood

 

Non-Advising Faculty 2017-2018

 

1.     Mark D. Halsey

2.     Mary C. Krembs (MAT)

 

 

Program Requirements

 

Moderation Requirements:

 

1.     MATH 141 Calculus I (or the equivalent)

2.     MATH 142 Calculus II (or the equivalent)

3.     MATH 242 Elementary Linear Algebra or MATH 245 Intermediate Calculus

4.     MATH 261 Proofs and Fundamentals

 

Graduation Requirements:

 

1.     MATH 242 Elementary Linear Algebra or MATH 245 Intermediate Calculus

(both must be completed for Graduation; one of the two must be completed for Moderation)

2.     MATH 332 Abstract Algebra or MATH 331 Abstract Linear Algebra

3.     MATH 361 Real Analysis

4.     MATH 300- or 400-level elective

5.     MATH 300- or 400-level elective

6.     CMSC 143 Object Oriented Programming with Robots or another programming based computer science course with approval of the Mathematics Program.

7.     Senior Project I

8.     Senior Project II

 

To graduate, students who place out of some of the courses required by the program must take a minimum of 8 college mathematics courses at the level of Calculus or higher. In addition, all students must participate in the senior project poster session, and also give a 20 minute public presentation of their thesis work.

 

 

Sample Program of Study

 

First Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

 

MATH 141

MATH 142

FYSEM I (fall)

FYSEM II (spring)

 

MATH 242

MATH 245

MATH 261

 

Moderation (spring)

 

MATH 331 or 332

MATH 300+-level elective

CMSC 143

 

Sr. Project I (fall)

Sr. Project II (spring)

MATH 361

MATH 300+-level elective