Contact Information

Angela Harlan
Interim Department Chair & Associate Professor
Phone: 262-472-5181
Location: Laurentide Hall 2207
Jacqui Palcic
Academic Department Associate
Phone: 262-472-1313
Location: Laurentide Hall 2205

BA/BS Pure Mathematics

This emphasis is for students who are interested in pursuing graduate work in mathematics or combining their mathematics major with a second major or emphasis in music, art, or language. Please click here to download a copy of the fact sheet for the Pure Math emphasis.

Requirements for the Major

Core Courses
Courses No. of Units Semester Offered Prerequisities
Math 253 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5 Every semester Math 152 or placement
Math 254 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 5 Every semester Math 253
Math 255 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III 3 Every semester Math 254
Math 280 Discrete Mathematics 3 Every semester Math 253
Math 301 Introduction to Analysis 3 Every semester Math 255 and Math 280
Math 355 Linear Algebra 3 Every semester Math 250 or Math 253
Math 452 Intro to Abstract Algebra 3 Every semester Math 280
Specialized Courses
Courses No. of Units Semester Offered Prerequisities
Math 361 Differential Equations 3 Every Fall Math 255
Math 417 Theory of Numbers 3 Spring odd years Math 280 or Math 415 or consent
Math 453 Abstract Algebra 3 Every Fall Math 355 and Math 452
Math 464 Advanced Calculus 3 Spring every year Math 301
Other Requirements
Courses No. of Units Semester Offered Prerequisities
CompSci 171 or CompSci 172 
(unique requirement)
3 Every semester Math 141 or waiver for CompSci 171; Math 152 or Calculus placement for CompSci 172
English 370 or English 372 Technical Writing 3 Every semester English 102
Approved Minor (22 - 24 units)
University requirements for BA or BS


College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550

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