Degree Requirements - Department of Mathematics

B.A. DEGREE MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES OPTION: GENERAL

GENERAL EDUCATION 49-53
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 13

GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
MATH 1000 Algebra for College Students # 3
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities 9

*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select two courses from different areas:
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences 9
*HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America 3
Select two courses from different areas:
Economics or Geography 3
Political Science 3
Psychology 3
Sociology or Anthropology 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Science & Mathematics 10-11
*MATH 1054 Precalculus ## 3
Select two courses - one must be a lab science:
Physics 2091 General Physics I 4
OR
Physics 2095 Physics I (Recommended) 4
Biology OR Chemistry or Physics OR Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology,
OR ES, OR Interdisciplinary 3, 4
Health/Physical Education 2-3
ID 1010 Leisure & Rec In Multicultural Soc 3
OR
ID 1225 Issues Contemporary Health 3
OR
Physical Education 2
*Required Distribution Course

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 8
CPS 1231 Fund. of Comp. Science 4
CPS 2231 Comp. Org. & Prog. 4

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 40

REQUIRED COURSES 25
MATH 2411 Calculus I 3
MATH 2412 Calculus II 3
MATH 2800 Mathematical Software 1
MATH 2995 Matrix & Linear Algebra 3
MATH 3110 Introduction to Proofs 3
MATH 3451 Calculus III 3
MATH 3452 Calculus IV 3
MATH 3455 Differential Equations 3
MATH 3544 Probability & Math Stat. 3

MAJOR ELECTIVES 12
Selected with departmental advisement at the 3000-4000 level.

MAJOR/GE CAPSTONE COURSE
MATH 4890 Senior Seminar in MATH (WE) 3

FREE ELECTIVES 31-33
(50% of free electives must be taken at the 3000-4000 level)
Additional courses in Computer Science, Physics or other Sciences, Technology, Economics or Management Science recommended.

TOTAL 124

# Students eligible to take MATH 1054 Precalculus based on their placement test may take that course in place of MATH 1000 and take an additional three credits in Free Electives to total 124 S.H.
## Students eligible to take MATH 2411 Calculus I based on their placement test may take that course in place of MATH 1054. In that case, MATH 2411 will fulfill the Distribution requirement and the student may take an additional three credits in Free Electives to total 124 S.H.

B.A. DEGREE MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES OPTION: STATISTICS

Coordinator: Dr. Wolde Woubneh,
(908) 737-3712
GENERALEDUCATION 49-53
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS(2): 13

GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition(3) 3
MATH 1000 Algebra for Coll. Students(4) 3
COMM 1402 Speech Comm As Crit. Cit. 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS:
Humanities 9

*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
(Select two courses from different areas)
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages(5) 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences 9
*HIST 1000 Hist of Civil Soc. in Amer. 3
(Select two courses from different areas)
Psychology 3
Economics or Geography 3
Political Science 3
Sociology or Anthropology 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Science & Mathematics 10-11
*MATH 1054 Precalculus(4) 3
(Select two courses - one must be a lab sci)
Physics 2091 General Physics I OR
Physics 2095 Physics I (Recommended) 4
Biology OR Chemistry OR Physics OR
Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology, ES, OR
Interdisciplinary 3,4
Health/Physical Education 2,3
ID 1225 Issues Contemporary Health 3
OR
ID 1010 Leisure & Rec Multi Soc 3   
OR
Physical Education 2

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 8
CPS 1231 Fund. of Comp.Science 4
CPS 2231 Comp. Org. & Prog. 4

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS(3) 40

REQUIRED COURSES 18
MATH 2411 Calculus I 3
MATH 2412 Calculus II 3
MATH 2995 Matrix & Linear Algebra 3
MATH 3451 Calculus III 3
MATH 3452 Calculus IV 3
MATH 3544 Probability& Math. Stat. 3

STATISTICS CONCENTRATION 22
MATH 2526 Applied Statistics 3
MATH 3500 Statistical Software 1
MATH 3526 Applied Statistics II 3
MATH 3560 Regression Analysis 3
MATH 3580 Experimental Design 3
MATH 3590 Sampling Techniques 3
MATH 4500 NonParametric Statistics 3

MAJOR ELECTIVE 3   
Choose ONE of the following
MATH 3570 Multivariate Analysis 3
MATH 4545 Applications of Mathematics Statistics 3
MATH 4550 Statistical Quality Control I 3
MATH 4560 Actuarial Mathematics I 3
MATH 3000-4000 level course with Departmental Advisement 3

MAJOR/GE CAPSTONE COURSE(3)        
MATH 4890 Senior Seminar in Math 3

FREE ELECTIVES: 28-30
(50% of free electives must be taken at the 3000-4000 level)
Additional courses in Computer Science, Physics or other Sciences, Technology, Economics or Management Science recommended.

TOTAL 124

(1) Required of all Freshmen and Transfers with fewer than 10 credits.
(2) See prerequisites and equivalencies on page 33.
(3) Eng 1030 College Composition and all major courses, including the Capstone, require a grade of C or better.
(4) Students whose qualifying score on the placement test makes them eligible to take either Math 1054 or Math 2411 may take that course instead. In that case, Math 1054 or Math 2411 will count as the General Ed requirement and the student may take another 3 or 6 credits as free electives to total 124 S.H.
(5) Credit granted only upon the completion of elementary or intermediate foreign language. Six credits may be applied to Humanities and three credits to Free electives.
* Required Distribution Course

B.A. DEGREE MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES OPTION: TEACHER CERTIFICATION

Students choosing this (K-12) option must make a formal application for admission to the  Middle and Secondary Education (MSE) Department. Prior to taking education courses, all prerequisites must be met. See the description under the College of Education.
GENERAL EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS 61-62
GENERAL EDUCATION 44-45
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 13

GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
MATH 1000 Algebra for College Students # 3
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities 9

*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select two courses from different areas:
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences 9
*HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America 3
PSY 1000 Gen Psychology 3
SOC 1000 Intro to Sociology 3
OR
ANTH 1800 Cultural Anthropology 3
Science & Mathematics 10-11
*MATH 1054 Precalculus ## 3
PHYS 2095 Physics I
OR
PHYS 2091 General Physics I 4
Biology OR Chemistry, Physics OR Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology,
OR ES OR Interdisciplinary 3, 4
Health/Physical Education 3
ID 1225 Issues Contemporary Health 3
* Required Distribution Course

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 17
CPS 1231 Fund of Computer Science 4
CPS 2231 Comp Org and Prog 4
PSY 2110 Psychology of Adolescence 3
ID 2955 Disabled Pers in Amer Soc 3
One additional DIS/ID course 3
(Physics, Computer Science, or
Economics recommended)

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 40

REQUIRED COURSES 28
MATH 2411 Calculus I 3
MATH 2412 Calculus II 3
MATH 2800 Mathematical Software 1
MATH 2995 Matrix & Linear Algebra 3
MATH 3110 Introduction to Proofs 3
MATH 3342 Eucl. & Non-Eucl. Geom. 3
MATH 3451 Calculus III 3
MATH 3452 Calculus IV 3
MATH 3455 Differential Equations 3
MATH 3544 Probability & Math. Statistics 3

MAJOR ELECTIVES 9
Selected with departmental advisement
at the 3000-4000 level.

MAJOR/GE CAPSTONE COURSE 3
MATH 4890 Senior Seminar in Math (WE) 3

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION 30
Sophomore Level
EMSE 2801 Intro to Fld Exp Subj. Area K-12 3
Junior Level
EDUC 3000 Curr. Inst. Eval. & Learner 3
EDUC 3401 Lang Arts/Reading K-12 3
EMSE 3122 Computers in Education 3
EMSE 3220 Mathematics Ed. K-12 WE 3
EMSE 3801 Field Exp. Subj Area K-12 2
EMSE 3903 Teaching Eng Lang Learning 1
Senior Level
EMSE 4811 Prof. Internship/
Subj. Area K-12    9

PROFESSIONAL/GE CAPSTONE 3
EDUC 4000 Teacher and Classroom 3

FREE ELECTIVES 0-1
(50% of free electives must be taken at the 3000-4000 level)

TOTAL 132

# Students eligible to take MATH 1054 Precalculus based on their placement test may take that course in place of MATH 1000 and take an additional three credits in Free Electives to total 132 S.H. Students in teacher education programs must take the three credits in a liberal arts discipline.
## Students eligible to take MATH 2411 Calculus I based on their placement test may take that course in place of MATH 1054. In that case, MATH 2411 will fulfill the Distribution requirement and the student may take an additional three credits in Free Electives to total 132 S.H. Students in teacher preparation programs must take the three credits in a liberal arts discipline.

B.A. DEGREE MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES OPTION: DUAL CERTIFICATION FOR TEACHER OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AND K-12 MATH

Students who wish to be certified in both Mathematics and as Educator of Students with Disabilities should consult the Catalogue under Special Education programs for information on admissions and grade requirements for this dual certification program. Students choosing this option must make a formal application for admission to the Department of Special Education. Prior to taking education courses, all prerequisites must be met.
GENERAL EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS 64-65
GENERAL EDUCATION
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 13

ID 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
MATH 1000 Algebra for College Students # 3
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities 9

*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select two courses from different areas:
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Music or Theatre 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Social Sciences 9
*HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America 3
PSY 1000 Gen Psychology 3
SOC 1000 Intro to Sociology 3
OR
ANTH 1800 Cultural Anthropology 3
Science & Mathematics  10-11
*MATH 1054 Precalculus ## 3
PHYS 2095 Physics I
OR
PHYS 2091 General Physics I 4
Select one from the following:
Biology OR Chemistry, Physics OR Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology,
OR ES OR Interdisciplinary 3, 4
Health/Physical Education 3
ID 1225 Issues in Contemporary Health 3
* Required Distribution Course

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 20
PSY 2110 Psychology of Adolescence 3
CPS 1231 Fund of Computer Science 4
CPS 2231 Comp Org and Prog 4
ID 2052 Human Exceptionality 3
ID 3051 Computer Tech in Today’s Inclusive Society 3
ID 3163 Building Inclusive Environments Through Positive Behavioral Supports 3

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 40

REQUIRED COURSES 28
MATH 2411 Calculus I 3
MATH 2412 Calculus II 3
MATH 2800 Mathematical Software 1
MATH 2995 Matrix & Linear Algebra 3
MATH 3110 Introduction to Proofs 3
MATH 3342 Eucl. & Non-Eucl. Geom. 3
MATH 3451 Calculus III 3
MATH 3452 Calculus IV 3
MATH 3455 Differential Equations 3
MATH 3544 Probability & Math. Statistics 3

MAJOR ELECTIVES 9
Selected with departmental advisement
at the 3000-4000 level.

MAJOR/GE CAPSTONE COURSE 3
MATH 4890 Senior Seminar in Math (WE) 3

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION 32
Sophomore Level
SPED 2120 Intro to Field Experience in Special Education 3
SPED 2200 The Multicultural Learner in Diverse Settings 3
Junior Level
EDUC 3000 Curr. Inst. Eval. & Learner 3
SPED 3000 Principles and Practices for the Contemporary Educator (WE) 3
SPED 3001 Preprofessional Field
Experience For Educators Across Settings 2
EMSE 3220 Mathematics Ed. K-12 3
EDUC 3401 Language Arts/Reading, K-12 3
Senior Level
EDUC 4000 Teacher and Classroom 3
SPED 4135 Special Education Student Teaching 3
(SPED 4135 and EDUC 4000 must
be taken concurrently)

TOTAL 136-137

# Students eligible to take MATH 1054 Precalculus based on their placement test may take that course in place of MATH 1000 and take an additional three credits in Free Electives to total 136-137 S.H. Students in teacher education programs must take the three credits in a liberal arts discipline.
## Students eligible to take MATH 2411 Calculus I based on their placement test may take that course in place of MATH 1054. In that case, MATH 2411 will fulfill the Distribution requirement and the student may take an additional three credits in Free Electives to total 136-137 S.H. Students in teacher preparation programs must take the three credits in a liberal arts discipline.

MINOR PROGRAMS

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES MINOR

The Mathematical Sciences Minor will be granted upon completion of 18 semester hours of Mathematics courses at the 2000 level or above. Required courses are MATH 2411 and MATH 2412. Of the remaining 12 semester hours, 6 must be at the 3000 level or above.

STATISTICS MINOR   


REQUIREMENTS 18
MATH 2411 Calculus I 3
MATH 2412 Calculus II 3
MATH 2526 Applied Statistics 3
MATH 3544 Probability and Mathematical Statistics 3
MATH 3570 Multivariate Analysis 3
MATH 4545 Applications of Mathematical Statistics 3

ELECTIVES 3
(Choose one of the following)
MATH 2036 Non-Parametric Statistics 3
MATH 3511 Games and Gambling 3
MATH 4805 Mathematical Modeling 3
MATH 4999 Work Study Cooperative Education in Statistics 3

TOTAL 21

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