May 23, 2022  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
Course Catalog 2021-2022

Mathematics Major

Major requirements

The major in mathematics consists of 11 credits. 

Two additional electives

  • any 200-level Mathematics course
  • any 300-level Mathematics course, at least one 300-level must be taken at Wheaton


  • To major in mathematics, a student needs at least a C+ for the average of their Calculus I and Calculus II grades. At least one 300-level course must be taken at Wheaton.
  • The Grade/Pass/Fail option can be used to apply a “P” grade for one 100-level course under the major requirements.
  • Students who are unable to take MATH 401 - Seminar  may substitute a 300-level course chosen in consultation with their advisor and the Math Program coordinator.
  • Mathematics majors are encouraged to take either COMP 115 - Problem Solving and Python Programming  and COMP 116 - Data Structures  or PHYS 228 - Scientific Computing .
  • AP Calculus (score of 4 or 5) may complete MATH 101 - Calculus , BC may complete MATH 104 Calculus II