Specific Requirements for Admission to the Mathematics Major:
Students desiring to major in mathematics should apply to the department and be assigned a major advisor after completing MTH 245 or MTH 246 or its equivalent.
Those wishing to pursue a degree in secondary education – mathematics track must do so in conjunction with the M.Ed program. Please visit https://gradschool.creighton.edu/programs/mastersdegrees/education/secondaryschoolteaching or consult with Creighton University’s Department of Education for further information.
Students may declare the data science major following successful completion of MTH/DSC 365.
Required Courses
MTH  Course Title  Cr. Hrs. 

310  Introduction to Abstract Mathematics  3 
347 or  Calculus III or  3 
350  Applied Linear Algebra & Differential Equations  3 
429  Advanced Linear Algebra  3 
445  Advanced Differential Equations  3 
471  Mathematical Analysis I  3 
481  Modern Algebra I  3 
 9 additional hours in MTH or related subjects (e.g., PHY, CSC, CHM, BIO) with approval of major advisor  9 
30 hours 
Required Courses
MTH  Course Title  Cr. Hrs. 

310  Introduction to Abstract Mathematics  3 
347 or  Calculus III or  3 
350  Applied Linear Algebra & Differential Equations  3 
361  Probability and Statistics in the Health Sciences  3 
447  Mathematics in Medicine I  3 
 Two of the following: MTH 429, MTH 445, MTH 471 or MTH 481  6 
 9 additional hours in MTH or related subjects (e.g., PHY, CSC, CHM) with approval of major advisor  9 
30 hours 
Required Courses
Code  Course Title  Cr. Hrs. 

DSC/CSC 121  Computers and Scientific Thinking for Data Scientists  3 
DSC/MTH 365  Introduction to Data Science  3 
DSC/MTH 366  Machine Learning  3 
DSC/GDE 426  Data Visualization  3 
DSC/CSC 542  Database Design and Security  3 
MTH 245  Calculus I  4 
MTH 246  Calculus II  4 
MTH 350 or  Applied Linear Algebra and Differential Equations or  3 
MTH 360 or  Elementary Statistics or  3 
MTH 362  Statistical Modeling  3 
CSC 221  Introduction to Programming  3 
CSC 222  ObjectOriented Programming  3 
CSC 321  Data Structures  3 
DSC 599  Capstone  3 
6 additional hours in MTH or CSC from the list below, or related subjects with approval of major advisor  6  
 50 hours 
Students can choose from two elective tracks: Advanced Computer Science and Advanced Mathematics/Statistics, to give them a deeper theoretical understanding of an area of Data Science.
Option 1:  Option 2: 

Advanced Computer Science Track
 Advanced Mathematics/Statistics Track

Those wishing to pursue a degree in secondary education – mathematics track must do so in conjunction with the M.Ed program. Please visit https://gradschool.creighton.edu/programs/mastersdegrees/education/secondaryschoolteaching or consult with Creighton University’s Department of Education for further information.
Required Courses
MTH  Course Title  Cr. Hrs. 

310  Introduction to Abstract Mathematics  3 
321  Euclidean and NonEuclidean Geometry  3 
347 or  Calculus III or  3 
350  Applied Linear Algebra & Differential Equations  3 
429 or  Advanced Linear Algebra or  3 
471  Mathematical Analysis  3 
481  Modern Algebra I  3 
561  Mathematical Statistics I  3 
 6 hours elective in MTH or related subjects with approval of major advisor  6 
 5 Prerequisite MTH credits for certification (this can include Calculus I & II, or Precalculus or AP Calculus)  6 
36 hours 