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The Honors Program in Mathematics

The mathematics honors program is designed for students who wish to obtain a B.A. degree that indicates unusual strength in the field of mathematics. Successful completion of the program will be prominently displayed on the student's diploma and will be recorded on the student's official USF transcript.

Students are eligible for admission to the program once they:

  1. have completed MAS 4301 — Elementary Abstract Algebra,
  2. have at least a 3.0 GPA in all college courses, and
  3. have at least a 3.5 GPA in all college mathematics courses.

Applications are submitted to the Undergraduate Committee of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The requirements for a B.A. degree in Mathematics with Honors are as follows:

  1. completion of requirements for the Major in Mathematics,
  2. completion of MAA 4211 — Intermediate Analysis I,
  3. completion of MAT 4970 — Mathematics Senior Thesis,
  4. completion of eight mathematics courses at or above the 4000-level,
  5. at least a 3.0 GPA for all college courses, and
  6. at least a 3.5 GPA for college mathematics courses.