BS in Mathematics

Shorelight- American University, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

December 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 54,354

Course Accredited By

MSCHE

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
A Bachelor's degree in Mathematics is an undergraduate degree that provides theory and training in both applied and core mathematics. A BS in Mathematics provides broad knowledge of mathematics topics with depth in certain areas, while a BA in Mathematics provides a solid mathematics core within a flexible curriculum.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2021
  • March 2022
  • July 2022
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms B-/8
  • Undergraduate AAPA 2 Terms B-/8
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms B-/8
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Undergraduate PS AAP 2 Terms Second Class Honours, Lower C Satisfactory, 55%
  • Undergraduate PS AAPA 2 Terms Second Class Honours, Lower C Satisfactory, 55%
  • Undergraduate PS EAP 3 Terms Second Class Honours, Lower C Satisfactory, 55%

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.5 no sub-score below 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 6 With no sub-score below 5.5
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 6.5 With at least one sub-score of 5.5 and no sub- score below 5.5
  • SE (1 Term) 6.5 no sub-score below 6

TOEFL

  • PSE (2 Terms) 50 – 59
  • PSE (1 Term) 60 – 67
  • EAP (3 Terms) 68 no sub-score below 14
  • AAP (2 Terms) 74 with all sub-scores above 15 and at least one sub-score below 20
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 80 with at least one sub-score below 20 but above 17 (minimum
  • subscore required).
  • SE (1 Term) 85 No sub-score below 20

Duolingo

  • PSE (2 Terms) 70
  • PSE (1 Term) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 90 No sub-score below 80 (subscores effective Fall 21)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 100 No sub-score below 90 (sub-scores effective Fall 21)
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 110 No sub-score below 100 (sub-scores effective Fall 21)
  • SE (1 Term) NA

Uganda 

  • Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms B5 and C's (2)
  • Undergraduate AAPA 2 Terms B5 C's (2)
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms B5 C's (2)
  • Bachelor's degree, including Bachelor of Medicine or Bachelor of Surgery; Postgraduate and professional diploma or certificate
  • Undergraduate PS AAP 2 Terms 70, Class 2 Honors Upper
  • Undergraduate PS AAPA 2 Terms 70, Class 2 Honors Upper
  • Undergraduate PS EAP 3 Terms 70, Class 2 Honors Upper

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.5 no sub-score below 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 6 With no sub-score below 5.5
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 6.5 With at least one sub-score of 5.5 and no sub- score below 5.5
  • SE (1 Term) 6.5 no sub-score below 6

TOEFL

  • PSE (2 Terms) 50 – 59
  • PSE (1 Term) 60 – 67
  • EAP (3 Terms) 68 no sub-score below 14
  • AAP (2 Terms) 74 with all sub-scores above 15 and at least one sub-score below 20
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 80 with at least one sub-score below 20 but above 17 (minimum subscore required).
  • SE (1 Term) 85 No sub-score below 20

Duolingo

  • PSE (2 Terms) 70
  • PSE (1 Term) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 90 No sub-score below 80 (subscores effective Fall 21)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 100 No sub-score below 90 (sub-scores effective Fall 21)
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 110 No sub-score below 100 (sub-scores effective Fall 21)
  • SE (1 Term) NA

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms D/4
  • Undergraduate AAPA 2 Terms D/4
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.5 no sub-score below 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 6 With no sub-score below 5.5
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 6.5 With at least one sub-score of 5.5 and no sub- score below 5.5
  • SE (1 Term) 6.5 no sub-score below 6

TOEFL

  • PSE (2 Terms) 50 – 59
  • PSE (1 Term) 60 – 67
  • EAP (3 Terms) 68 no sub-score below 14
  • AAP (2 Terms) 74 with all sub-scores above 15 and at least one sub-score below 20
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 80 with at least one sub-score below 20 but above 17 (minimum subscore required).
  • SE (1 Term) 85 No sub-score below 20

Duolingo

  • PSE (2 Terms) 70
  • PSE (1 Term) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 90 No sub-score below 80 (subscores effective Fall 21)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 100 No sub-score below 90 (sub-scores effective Fall 21)
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 110 No sub-score below 100 (sub-scores effective Fall 21)
  • SE (1 Term) NA

UNITED KINGDOM

See GCE criteria

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate AAPA 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Bachelor's degree; Diploma in Technology or Technological Engineering or Arts and Design
  • Undergraduate PS AAP 2 Terms 60, Second Class (lower division)
  • Undergraduate PS AAPA 2 Terms 60, Second Class (lower division)
  • Undergraduate PS EAP 3 Terms 60, Second Class (lower division)

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.5 no sub-score below 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 6 With no sub-score below 5.5
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 6.5 With at least one sub-score of 5.5 and no sub- score below 5.5
  • SE (1 Term) 6.5 no sub-score below 6

TOEFL

  • PSE (2 Terms) 50 – 59
  • PSE (1 Term) 60 – 67
  • EAP (3 Terms) 68 no sub-score below 14
  • AAP (2 Terms) 74 with all sub-scores above 15 and at least one sub-score below 20
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 80 with at least one sub-score below 20 but above 17 (minimum subscore required).
  • SE (1 Term) 85 No sub-score below 20

Duolingo

  • PSE (2 Terms) 70
  • PSE (1 Term) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 90 No sub-score below 80 (subscores effective Fall 21)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 100 No sub-score below 90 (sub-scores effective Fall 21)
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 110 No sub-score below 100 (sub-scores effective Fall 21)
  • SE (1 Term) NA

GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O-LEVEL

  • 5 College Preparatory subjects passed; Students must also meet the GCE A/AS Level requirement after completing IGCSEs
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C or 4
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C or 4
  • 5 College Preparatory subjects must be passed; Students must also meet the GCE A/AS Level requirement after completing IGCSEs
  • Undergraduate AAPA 2 Terms C or 4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (2 Terms) 4.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.5 no sub-score below 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 6 With no sub-score below 5.5
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 6.5 With at least one sub-score of 5.5 and no sub- score below 5.5
  • SE (1 Term) 6.5 no sub-score below 6

TOEFL

  • PSE (2 Terms) 50 – 59
  • PSE (1 Term) 60 – 67
  • EAP (3 Terms) 68 no sub-score below 14
  • AAP (2 Terms) 74 with all sub-scores above 15 and at least one sub-score below 20
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 80 with at least one sub-score below 20 but above 17 (minimum subscore required).
  • SE (1 Term) 85 No sub-score below 20

Duolingo

  • PSE (2 Terms) 70
  • PSE (1 Term) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 90 No sub-score below 80 (subscores effective Fall 21)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 100 No sub-score below 90 (sub-scores effective Fall 21)
  • AAP Advanced (2 Terms) 110 No sub-score below 100 (sub-scores effective Fall 21)
  • SE (1 Term) NA

Course Requirements

Required (24 credit hours)

  • CSC-148 Introduction to Computer Science I (4 Cr)
  • MATH-221 Calculus I (4 Cr)
  • MATH-222 Calculus II (4 Cr)
  • MATH-310 Linear Algebra (4 Cr)
  • MATH-313 Calculus III (4 Cr)
  • STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus (4 Cr)

Programming (3 credit hours)

Complete 3 credit hours from the following:

  • CSC-208 Introduction to Computer Science II (3 Cr)
  • MATH-427 Scientific Programming with Python (3 Cr)

Specialization (24 credit hours)

Complete one of the following specializations:

  • Pure Mathematics

Required (12 credit hours)

  • MATH-403 Foundations of Mathematics (3 Cr)
  • MATH-404 Advanced Calculus of Several Variables (3 Cr)
  • MATH-412 Abstract Algebra (3 Cr)
  • MATH-420 Real Analysis (3 Cr)
  • Mathematics, Statistics, or Related Discipline Electives (12 credit hours)

Complete 12 credit hours from the following with minimum 6 credit hours in MATH and STAT:

  • CHEM-410 Biophysical Chemistry ( 3 Cr)
  • CHEM-415 Advanced Physical Chemistry (3 Cr)
  • CHEM-440 Advanced Analytical Chemistry (3 Cr)
  • CHEM-460 Instrumental Analysis (3)
  • CSC-420 Algorithms and Data Structures (3 Cr)
  • CSC-432 Introduction to Simulation and Modeling (3 Cr) 
  • CSC-476 Computer Vision (3 Cr)
  • ECON-345 Introduction to Game Theory (3 Cr) 
  • ECON-400 Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus (3 Cr)
  • ECON-401 Intermediate Macroeconomics with Calculus (3 Cr)
  • MATH-321 Differential Equations (3 Cr)
  • MATH-401 Probability (3 Cr)
  • MATH-413 Rings and Fields (3 Cr)
  • MATH-415 Number Theory (3 Cr)
  • MATH-416 Cryptography (3 Cr)
  • MATH-421 Measure Theory and Integration (3 Cr)
  • MATH-431 Information Theory (3 Cr)
  • MATH-440 Topology (3 Cr)
  • MATH-450 Complex Analysis (3 Cr)
  • MATH-451 Partial Differential Equations (3 Cr)
  • MATH-460 Tools of Scientific Computing (3 Cr)
  • MATH-461 Harmonic Analysis (3 Cr)
  • MATH-465 Numerical Analysis: Basic Problems (3 Cr)
  • PHYS-430 Classical Mechanics (3 Cr)
  • PHYS-450 Electricity and Magnetism (3 Cr)
  • STAT-402 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (3 Cr)

Secondary Education

Required (18 credit hours)

  • MATH-401 Probability (3 Cr)
  • MATH-403 Foundations of Mathematics (3 Cr)
  • MATH-410 Geometry (3)
  • MATH-412 Abstract Algebra (3 Cr)
  • MATH-420 Real Analysis (3 Cr)
  • MATH-470 History of Mathematics (3 Cr)
  • Electives (6 credit hours)

Complete 6 credit hours from the following:

  • DATA-412 Statistical Programming in R (3 Cr)
  • DATA-413 Data Science (3 Cr)
  • ECON-400 Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus (3 Cr)
  • ECON-401 Intermediate Macroeconomics with Calculus (3 Cr)
  • MATH-321 Differential Equations (3 Cr)
  • MATH-404 Advanced Calculus of Several Variables (3 Cr)
  • MATH-413 Rings and Fields (3 Cr)
  • MATH-415 Number Theory (3 Cr)
  • MATH-421 Measure Theory and Integration (3 Cr)
  • MATH-431 Information Theory (3 Cr)
  • MATH-440 Topology (3 Cr)
  • MATH-450 Complex Analysis (3 Cr)
  • MATH-451 Partial Differential Equations (3 Cr)
  • MATH-460 Tools of Scientific Computing (3 Cr)
  • MATH-461 Harmonic Analysis (3)
  • MATH-465 Numerical Analysis: Basic Problems (3 Cr)
  • STAT-302 Intermediate Statistics (3 Cr)
    or STAT-320 Biostatistics (3 Cr)
  • STAT-402 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (3 Cr)
  • STAT-415 Regression (3 Cr)
  • STAT-516 Design of Experiments (3 Cr)
  • Tuition 54,354 
  • Housing 21,250 
  • Dining 6,320 
  • Other 2,000 
  • Program Cost Per Semester

Academic Accelerator 

  • Fall 2021 $27,177 
  • Spring 2022 $27,177 
  • Summer 2022 $26,421 

Academic Accelerator Program, Advanced (2 semesters) 

  • Fall 2021 
  • N/A Spring 2022 $27,177 
  • Summer 2022 $26,421 
  • Housing Option Description Cost Per Semester

Off Campus Two-Bedroom Apartment (Double Room) 

  • The Off Campus 
  • Two-Bedroom Apartment (Double Room) option, offers a shared bedroom with one other person in a fully furnished off-campus apartment. Each apartment has two bedrooms, so common areas such as the bathroom, dining room and kitchen are shared with three other roommates. 
  • Fall 2021 $10,034 Spring 2022 $10,034 
  • Summer 2022 $6,562 

Off Campus One-Bedroom Apartment (Double Room) 

  • The Off Campus One-Bedroom Apartment (Double Room) option, offers a shared bedroom with one other person in a fully furnished off-campus apartment. Each apartment has one bedroom, so common areas such as the bathroom, dining room and kitchen are shared with just one roommate. 
  • Fall 2021 $10,611 
  • Spring 2022 $10,611
  • Summer 2022 $6,939
  • On Campus Double Room 

The On Campus Double Room option is a shared room with two twin beds and a shared, common hall bathroom, in one of American University's on campus residence halls. 

  • Fall 2021 $5,048 
  • Spring 2022 $5,048 
  • Summer 2022 $4,720

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