Honors Mathematics Program
Contact Person:
Joel Foisy, Chair
223 MacVicar, (315) 2672084, foisyjs@potsdam.edu
33 credit hours required plus Honors Examination.
All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:
Credits  
Required Courses 
30  
MATH 151  Calculus I (4 credits)  
MATH 152  Calculus II (4 credits)  
MATH 253  Multivariate Calculus (4 credits)  
MATH 340  Set Theory and Logic  
MATH 375 
Linear Algebra I 

MATH 423  Modern Algebra I  
MATH 451  Advanced Calculus I  
MATH 498  Independent Study I  
MATH 598  Independent Study II  
Electives 
3 

One course from the following list to be taken only after the student has completed MATH 340, 375, 423, and 451 or permission of instructor.  
MATH 452  Advanced Calculus II  
MATH 524  Modern Algebra II  
MATH 526  Linear Algebra II  
The Honors Examinations 



Recommended Coursework Outside the Major  
This is entirely dependent upon students’ educational and professional objectives. Students are urged to consult closely with a departmental adviser in such matters.  
Special Notes: 

Students normally enter the Honors Program at the beginning of the junior year. Admission to the program is by application and shall be determined by the Department of Mathematics. The overall cumulative grade point average is expected to be at least 3.0, with a minimum mathematics average of 3.25. Two letters of recommendation also are required, with one of the letters furnished by a mathematics faculty member from whom the student has taken a course. 