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Students who wish to declare a 528 extended mathematics major are initially designated as 528P (Extended Mathematics Prep). In order to be granted full admission into the 528 major, a student must satisfy the following requirements:
 Complete MATH 136, MATH 137, AND MATH 307 or MATH 310, with a grade of C or better in each course.
 Have an overall GPA of at least 2.4 in all mathematics program courses completed prior to admission (MATH 136 and above).
 Submit a Change of Major form to change from 528P to a 528 major.
A minimum of 51 hours of mathematics is required. No minor or second major is required. All mathematics courses listed as prerequisites for other courses must have been completed with a grade of C or above.
Logic Requirement – 3 hours
PHIL 215 or EE 180 is required. PHIL 215 is a prerequisite course to CS 181.
Computer Science Requirement – 78 hours
CS 180 (4 hours) and either CS 181 (4 hours) or MATH 371 (3 hours) are required. If MATH 371 is selected to fulfill this requirement, it cannot also be used as an elective in the extended major. Contact an Office Associate in the Department of Computer Science (745  3651) in order to lift the restriction for registering for CS 180.
Mathematics Requirements – 51 hours
1. Required Courses (30 hrs) – MATH 136 (4 hrs), MATH 137 (4 hrs), MATH 237 (4 hrs), MATH 307 (3 hrs), MATH 310 (3 hrs), MATH 317 (3 hrs), MATH 337 (3 hrs), MATH 431 (3 hrs), MATH 498 (3 hrs)
2. The student is required to complete a concentration in one of the following areas:
 B1 – Fundamentals of Analysis and Discrete Mathematics
 MATH 417, 439, 450
 Two courses from MATH 315, 323, 415, 423, 473
 Six additional elective hours from MATH 275 (up to 3 hours), STAT 301, MATH 305, 315, 323, 331, 370, 371 (if not used to satisfy the computer science requirement), 382, 398 (up to 3 hours), 405, 406, 409, 415, 423, 435, 470, 473, 475 (up to 6 hours), 482
 B2 – Fundamentals of Applied Mathematics
 MATH 331, 370, 382, 405
 Two courses from MATH 305, 406, 435, 470, 482
 Three credit hours from MATH 275, STAT 301, MATH 305, 315, 323, 371 (if not used to satisfy the computer science requirement), 398, 406, 409, 415, 417, 423, 435, 439, 450, 470, 473, 475, 482
 B3 – Fundamentals of Mathematical Studies
 MATH 450
 Two courses from MATH 405, 406, 409, 415, 417, 423, 432, 435, 439, 470, 473, 482
 Twelve additional electives from MATH 275 (up to 3 hours), STAT 301, MATH 305, 315, 323, 331, 370, 371 (if not used to satisfy the computer science requirement), 382, 398 (up to 3 hours), 405, 406, 409, 415, 423, 435, 470, 473, 475 (up to 6 hours), 482
3. With the approval of the mathematics department head, students may take certain 500level mathematics courses for undergraduate credit in place of the courses listed in items B1, B2, and B3.
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2015 Math Symposium Dates AnnouncedThe 35th Annual Mathematics Symposium will be held November 13th and 14th in Snell Hall on WKU's main campus. This year's keynote speaker is Professor Henry Segerman of Oklahoma State University. Students are encouraged to submit abstracts. Robin Ayers Receives the 2015 Spirit of Western AwardAt the 2015 WKU President's Convocation, Robin Ayers was named the recipient of the 14th Spirit of Western Award. Math Major and Professor Published in the MAA College Mathematics JournalMath major and Math Ambassador Kathleen Bell, along with Shania Polson at the University of Alabama, and WKU Professor Tom Richmond, have been published in the prestigious MAA College Mathematics Journal. 
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