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  Sep 24, 2017
2017-2018 Scripps Catalog

Mathematics Major

Requirements for the Major

Core Requirements


The mathematics major requires five additional upper-division courses in mathematics , numbered above 100, to be planned in consultation with the mathematics faculty.

Honors Requirements

The Mathematics Department awards honors in the major to exceptional students who meet the following requirements:

  1. Completion of Abstract Algebra I and Principles of Real Analysis I
  2. Completion of one of the following two-semester sequences of upper division math courses: 131-132, 131-139, 131-147, 131-180, 151-152, 171-172, 171-174.
  3. A minimum grade point average of 11.0 (A-) in math courses at the level of Linear Algebra and above
  4. A minimum grade of A- on the senior thesis and a successful oral defense of the thesis before the math faculty