This page describes the "standard"
major in mathematics ("Option A") at Rutgers/New Brunswick.

This discussion is intended for entering students.
Technicalities have been omitted—continuing students should consult
the full brochure.

### Core requirements

All Mathematics majors must complete the core requirements:

**1.**–- Three terms of calculus
- Introductory Linear Algebra
- Elementary Differential Equations

**2.**– One introductory computer science course suitable for math majors. This will almost always be CS 107 or CS 111.- Majors normally should complete the calculus sequence, the linear algebra, and the computer science course by the end of their sophomore year.

### The three options

A Mathematics Major has a choice of three options which may be combined with the core requirements:

- A. Standard Option: 8 upper level courses
*(details)* - B. Computer Oriented Option
- C. Honors Track

Most students (including those in the education track) will follow the standard option.

*Note:*
Mathematics 300 (Mathematical Reasoning) is a prerequisite for the
abstract courses Math 311, 350, and 351, as well as many other upper-level
mathematics courses.