Mathematics and Statistics (BA/BS)
The following table presents the number of
Mathematics and Statistics
majors for the last five years.
FS2006
FS2007
FS2008
FS2009
FS2010
Math/Stat
BA
12
9
11
21
26
Math/Stat
BS
14
16
22
23
35
Total
26
15
33
44
61
Following are the number of degrees awarded to Mathematics and Statistics majors over the last four years:
AY2006
AY2007
AY2008
AY2009
AY2010
Math/Stat BA
3
1
2
2
2
Math/Stat BS
10
7
7
6
8
Total
13
8
9
8
10
The following Mathematics and
Statistics courses support General Education at UMKC:
Course Enrollment
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
MATH 110
College Algebra
312
263
691
254
532
283
371
MATH 116
Mathematics for Liberal Arts
102
96
75
81
84
75
85
MATH 206
Brief Calculus and Matrix Algebra
97
84
71
80
87
79
85
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
The following courses are required for students in the Chemistry BS program (CIP 40.0501):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
MATH
220
Calculus I
I
95
87
86
68
71
80
74
Yes
MATH
250
Calculus III
53
77
77
51
53
46
44
One higher level course, usually:
Yes
MATH
300
Linear Algebra I
25
22
26
16
19
9
21
The following course is required for students in the Chemistry BA program (CIP 40.0501):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH 110
College Algebra
312
263
691
254
532
283
371
The following courses are either required or recommended for students in the Economics BA program (CIP
45.0601):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH 110
College
Algebra
312
263
691
254
532
283
371
No
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
The following course is required for students in the
Environmental Studies
BA/BS program (CIP 03.0104):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
The following course is required for students in the
Geography
BS
program (CIP 45.0701):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
The following course is required for students in the
Geology
BA program (CIP 40.0601):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
The following courses are required for students in the
Geology
BS program (CIP 40.0601):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
The following courses are required for students in the
Liberal Arts
BLA program (CIP 24.0101):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH 110
College Algebra
312
263
691
254
532
283
371
Yes
MATH
116
Mathematics for Liberal Arts
102
96
75
81
84
75
85
Yes
MATH 120
Precalculus
78
90
46
68
33
74
40
Yes
MATH 206
Brief Calculus and Matrix Algebra
97
84
71
80
87
79
85
Or
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
The following courses are
required for students in the Physics BS program (CIP 40.0801):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
MATH
220
Calculus I
I
95
87
86
68
71
80
74
Yes
MATH
250
Calculus III
53
77
77
51
53
46
44
The following courses are required for students in the Biology BS program (CIP 26.0101):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
MATH
220
Calculus I
I
95
87
86
68
71
80
74
Yes
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
The following courses are required for students in the Civil Engineering BSCIE program (CIP 14.0801):
Course
Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
MATH
220
Calculus I
I
95
87
86
68
71
80
74
Yes
MATH
250
Calculus III
53
77
77
51
53
46
44
Yes
MATH
345
Ordnry
Diffrntl Equatns
19
11
28
16
24
21
28
The following courses are required for students in the Mechanical Engineering BSME program (CIP 14.1901):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
MATH
220
Calculus I
I
95
87
86
68
71
80
74
Yes
MATH
250
Calculus III
53
77
77
51
53
46
44
Yes
MATH
345
Ordnry Diffrntl Equatns
19
11
28
16
24
21
28
The following courses are required for students in the
Information Technology BIT program (CIP 11.0103):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
The following courses are required for students in the Computer Science BS program (CIP 11.0701):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
MATH
220
Calculus I
I
95
87
86
68
71
80
74
Yes
MATH
250
Calculus III
53
77
77
51
53
46
44
Yes
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
The following courses are required for students in the Computer Science BA program (CIP 11.0701):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
MATH
220
Calculus I
I
95
87
86
68
71
80
74
Yes
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
Or
Yes
STAT 436
Intro Math Statistics I
24
9
17
11
18
5
9
The following course is required for students in the Early Childhood Education BA program (CIP 13.1210):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
130
Math Teach:Number System
77
72
85
54
64
68
67
The following courses are required for students in the Elementary Education BA program (CIP 13.1202):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
130
Math Teach:Number System
77
72
85
54
64
68
67
Yes
MATH
140
Math Teach:Elem Geomtry
66
69
55
55
48
62
64
The following courses are required for students in the Middle School Math Education BA program (CIP 13.1203):
Course
Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH 110
College Algebra
312
263
691
254
532
283
371
Yes
MATH 120
Precalculus
78
90
46
68
33
74
40
Yes
MATH 125
Trigonometry
123
124
95
168
69
158
72
Yes
MATH
130
Math Teach:Number System
77
72
85
54
64
68
67
Yes
MATH
140
Math Teach:Elem Geomtry
66
69
55
55
48
62
64
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Or
Yes
MATH
244
Math For Teachers:Calc
8
Yes
MATH 214
Math Teachers:Algeb
10
15
6
Or
Yes
MATH
224
Math Teachers: Geometry
20
14
1
One elective among:
Yes
MATH 204
Math Teach:Math Immersio
14
8
Yes
MATH 214
Math Teachers:Algeb
10
15
6
Yes
MATH
220
Calculus I
I
95
87
86
68
71
80
74
Yes
MATH
224
Math Teachers:
Geometry
20
14
1
Yes
MATH
301
Solid Ground:Sets&Proofs
21
16
28
15
16
18
11
The following courses are required for students in the Secondary Math Education BA program (CIP 13.1205):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
MATH
210
Calculus I
214
168
391
155
358
152
318
Yes
MATH
220
Calculus I
I
95
87
86
68
71
80
74
Yes
MATH
250
Calculus III
53
77
77
51
53
46
44
Yes
STAT 235
Elementary Statistics
282
327
267
298
377
282
342
Yes
MATH
300
Linear Algebra I
25
22
26
16
19
9
21
Yes
MATH
301
Solid Ground:Sets&Proofs
21
16
28
15
16
18
11
Yes
MATH
402
Advanced Analysis I
28
26
21
19
Yes
MATH 410
Modern Algebra
13
23
Or
Yes
MATH
420
Linear Algebra II
23
14
12
13
Yes
MATH
424
Math
Secon Teachers: Geo
7
8
9
Yes
MATH 464WI
History Of Mathematics
13
9
15
One elective among:
Yes
MATH
345
Ordnry Diffrntl Equatns
19
11
28
16
24
21
28
Yes
MATH
407
Intro Complex Variable
15
14
9
Yes
MATH
430
Numerical Analysis I
11
17
17
11
Yes
STAT 436
Intro Math Statistics I
24
9
17
11
18
5
9
The
MATH 110: College Algebra
course is a prerequisite for the following courses at UMKC:
ACCTING 210
Introduction to Financial Accounting
CHEM 180 P
Basic Chemistry
CHEM 181 P
Experimental Basic Chemistry
CHEM 182 P
Special Projects in Chemistry
CHEM 211
General Chemistry I
CHEM 211 L
Experimental General Chemistry I
CJC/SOC 363
Introduction to Statistics in Sociology/Criminal Justice
CIT 105 P
Foundations of Computing and Pro
blem Solving
COMP

SCI 101
Problem Solving and Programming I
COMP

SCI 100
Computer Survival: Applications
C
OMP

S
CI 191
Discrete Structures
ENV

DSN 348
Structural Systems in Architecture I
ECON 5521
Mathematical Economics
MIS 202
Computer Applications in
Management
MIS 203
Computer Applications for Business
NAT

SCI 308 P
Physical Measurements
NAT

SCI 425 P
Introduction to Quantitative Methods
PHYS
ICS
150
Introduction to Astronomy
PHYSICS 210
General Physics I
PSYCH 316
Quantitative Methods in Psychology
TCH

ED 153
Math Methods for U
rban Education Teachers: Number Systems
TCH

ED 254
Math Methods for Urban Education Teachers:
Geometry
TCH

ED 258
Math Methods for Urban Educ
ation Teachers: Probability and
Statistics
The
MATH 11
6
:
Mathematics for Liberal Arts
course is a prerequisite for the following courses at UMKC:
CJC/SOC 363
Introduction to Statistics in Sociology/Criminal Justice
NAT

SCI 425 P
Introduction to Quantitative Methods
PSYCH 316
Quantitative Methods in Psychology
The
MATH 1
2
0:
Precalculus
co
urse is a prerequisite for the following courses at UMKC:
CHEM 341
Analytical Chemistry I: Quantitative Analysis
PHYS
ICS
210
General Physics I
The
MATH 1
25
:
Trigonometry
course is a prerequisite for the following courses at UMKC:
PHYSICS 210
General Physi
cs I
The
MATH
2
10:
Calculus I
course is a prerequisite for the following courses at UMKC:
CHEM 431
Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 432
Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 437 WI
Experimental Physical Chemistry I
C
OMP

S
CI 352
Data Structures & Algorithms
E&C

ENGR
216
Engineering Computation
E&C

E
NGR
230
Biological Engineering
ECON 421
Mathematical Economics
LIFE

SCI 401
Biophysical Principles
MEC

ENGR 219
Computer Programming for Engineers
PHARM 7110
Professional Skills II: Pharmacy Calculations
PHYSICS
240
Physics
for Science & Engineering I
PHYSICS
310
Mechanics I
PHYSICS
410
Thermal Physics
PHYSICS
413
Computational Physics
PHYSICS
420
Optics
PHYSICS
460
Electricity & Magnetism I
The
MATH 220
:
Calculus
I
I
course is a prerequisite for the following courses a
t UMKC:
CIV

ENGR 319
Engineering Statistics and Computation
CHEM 431
Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 432
Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 437 WI
Experimental Physical Chemistry I
CIV

ENGR 219
Computer Programming for Engineers
LS

BIOC 360 L
Laboratory in Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology
ME
C

ENGR
299
Engineering Thermodynamics
PHYSICS 250
Physics for Science & Engineering II
PHYSICS 310
Mechanics I
PHYSICS 410
Thermal Physics
PHYSICS 413
Computational Physics
PHYSICS 420
Optics
PHYSICS 460
Electricity &
Magnetism I
The
MATH 25
0:
Calculus
II
I
course is a prerequisite for the following courses at UMKC:
C
IV

E
NGR
275
Engineering Statics
CHEM 432
Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 437 WI
Experimental Physical Chemistry I
C
OMP

S
CI 393
Numerical Analysis and Symbolic Computation
C
OMP

S
CI
394R
Applied Probability
C
OMP

S
CI 411
Introduction to Telecommunications Networks
E
&
C

E
NGR
302
Electromagnetic Field Theory
E
&
C

E
NGR
341
Engineering Mathematics
E
&
C

E
NGR
490
Digital Computer Applicat
ions in Engineering
ME
C

ENGR
360
Thermal System Design
PHYSICS 330
Methods of Theoretical Physics I
PHYSICS 413
Computational Physics
STAT
436
Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I
The
MATH 345
:
Ordinary Differential Equations
course is a prerequisi
te for the following courses at UMKC:
C
IV

E
NGR
5607
Numerical Methods in Engineering
CIV

ENGR 5621
Continuum Mechanics
CIV

ENGR 321
Structural Analysis I
CIV

ENGR 351
Fluid Mechanics
CIV

ENGR 446
Limnology
CIV

ENGR 5679
Dynamics of Structures
E
&
C

E
NGR
276
Circuit Theory I
E
&
C

E
NGR
334
Physical Electronics
MATH 406
Partial Differential Equations
MATH 407
Introduction to Complex Variables
ME
C

ENGR
306
Computer

Aided Engineering
ME
C

ENGR
385
System Dynamics
ME
C

ENGR
399
Heat and Mass Transfer
ME
C

ENGR
455
Digital Control of Mechanical Systems
ME
C

ENGR
5
558
Dynamical Theory
MEC

ENGR 220
Electric Circuits
MEC

ENGR 351
Fluid Mechanics
MEC

ENGR 5621
Continuum Mechanics
MEC

ENGR 5679
Dynamics of Structures
PHARM 5533
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokin
etics
PHYS
IC
S
350
Modern Physics with Engineering Applications
PHYS
ICS
413
Computational Physics
The
STAT 235
:
Elementary Statistics
course is a prerequisite for the following courses at UMKC:
C
OMP

S
CI
394R
Applied Probability
CIV

ENGR 320
Introducti
on to Factorial Design
DSOM 309
Intermediate Business Statistics
DSOM 326
Production/Operations Management
DSOM 346
Management Analysis
ECON 425
Intermediate Economic Statistics
MIS 402
Information Management
The
STAT 236
:
Applied Statistics for Public
Administration
course is a prerequisite for the following courses at
UMKC:
COMP

SCI 394R
Applied Probability
ECON 425
Intermediate Economic Statistics
The
STAT 436
:
Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I
course is a prerequisite for the following
courses at
UMKC:
E&C

ENGR
5
586
Pattern Recognition
STAT 441
Introduction to Mathematical Statistics II
Unique Courses for Mathematics and Statistics
Majors
The following Mathematics and Statistics courses are taken by students in the Mathematics and Sta
tistics
program only:
Course Enrollment
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
MATH
407
Intro Complex Variable
15
14
9
MATH 412
Advanced Analysis II
2
MATH 440
Numerical Analysis II
6
MATH 490
Special Topics
1
2
1
2
Thus, 12% of the courses offered through Mathematics and Statistics are unique to the Mathematics and
Statistics program.
Physics (BA/BS)
The following table presents the number of Physics majors for the last five years.
FS2006
FS2007
FS2008
FS2009
FS2010
Physics BA
6
5
5
5
4
Physics BS
15
14
13
17
24
Total
21
19
18
22
28
Following are the number of degrees awarded to Physics majors over the last four years:
AY2006
AY2007
AY2008
AY2009
AY2010
Physics BA
0
0
0
1
0
Physics BS
4
3
2
4
6
Total
4
3
2
5
6
The following Physics courses support General Education at UMKC:
Course Enrollment
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
PHYS 110L
Fnds Physical Sci Lab I
33
PHYS 130
Physics of Sports
49
114
78
50
PHYS 140
How Things Work
94
72
89
117
120
PHYS 140L
How Things Work Lab
43
45
76
70
PHYS 150
Intro Astro: Grav & Mot in Uni
78
50
53
41
34
PHYS 155
Intro Astro: Int of Lght & Mat
71
PHYS 160
Vision & Imaging: Light/Elect
19
7
PHYS 171
Physics/future Presidents
41
70
43
26
The following courses are required for students in the Biology BA program (CIP 26.0101):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 210
General
Physics I
316
358
516
302
466
268
396
The following courses are required or recommended for students in the Biology BS program (CIP 26.0101):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 210
General Physics I
316
358
516
302
466
268
396
Yes
PHYS 220
General Physics II
148
122
271
137
251
102
228
No
PHYS 240
Phys For Sci & Engr I
172
120
142
122
116
146
94
No
PHYS 250
Phys Sci & Engr II
112
94
94
58
98
66
116
Students in certain emphasis areas within the BS program are required to take Physics 240 and Physics 250. These emphasis ar
eas include:
Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Cell and Molecular basis of Health and Disease, and the Pre

Dental concentration.
T
he following courses are required for students in the Chemistry BA program (CIP 40.0501):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 210
General Physics I
316
358
516
302
466
268
396
No
PHYS 310
Mechanics I
18
14
13
12
No
PHYS 350
Modern Physcs Engnr Appl
13
10
4
10
No
PHYS 385L
Physics of Electronics
Lab
24
6
28
No
PHYS 395L
Comp Interfacing Lab
9
9
No
PHYS 480
Electron Scan Probe Microscopy
10
14
The following courses
are required or recommended for students in the Chemistry BS program (CIP 40.0501):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 210
General Physics I
316
358
516
302
466
268
396
Yes
PHYS 220
General Physics II
148
122
271
137
251
102
228
No
PHYS 240
Phys For Sci & Engr I
172
120
142
122
116
146
94
No
PHYS 250
Phys Sci & Engr II
112
94
94
58
98
66
116
No
PHYS 310
Mechanics I
18
14
13
12
No
PHYS 350
Modern Physcs Engnr Appl
13
10
4
10
No
PHYS 385L
Physics of Electronics
Lab
24
6
28
No
PHYS 395L
Comp Interfacing Lab
9
9
No
PHYS 480
Electron Scan Probe Microscopy
10
14
Chemistry majors with a minor in Physics are required to take Physics 240 and Physics 250.
The
following courses are required or serve as electives for students in the Environmental Studies BA program
(CIP 03.0104):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 210
General Physics I
316
358
516
302
466
268
396
No
PHYS 480
Electron Scan Probe Microscopy
10
14
The following courses are required or serve as electives for students in the Geography BA program (CIP
45.0701):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 210
General Physics I
316
358
516
302
466
268
396
No
PHYS 480
Electron Scan Probe Microscopy
10
14
The following courses are required or serve as electives for students in the Geology BA program (CIP 40.0601):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 240
Phys For Sci & Engr I
172
120
142
122
116
146
94
Yes
PHYS 250
Phys Sci & Engr II
112
94
94
58
98
66
116
Although they can take:
Yes
PHYS 210
General Physics I
316
358
516
302
466
268
396
Yes
PHYS 220
General Physics II
148
122
271
137
251
102
228
No
PHYS 480
Electron Scan Probe Microscopy
10
14
The following courses are required for students in the Architectural Studies program (CIP
04.0401):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 210
General Physics I
316
358
516
302
466
268
396
The following courses are required for students in the Information Technology BIT program
(CIP 11.0103):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 210
General Physics I
316
358
516
302
466
268
396
The following courses are required for students in the Civil Engineering BSCIE program
(CIP 14.0801):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 240
Phys For Sci & Engr I
172
120
142
122
116
146
94
Yes
PHYS 250
Phys Sci & Engr II
112
94
94
58
98
66
116
The following courses are
required for students in the Mechanical Engineering BSME program (CIP 14.1901):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 240
Phys For Sci & Engr I
172
120
142
122
116
146
94
Yes
PHYS 250
Phys
Sci & Engr II
112
94
94
58
98
66
116
The following courses are required for students in the Computer Science BS program (CIP 11.0701):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 240
Phys For Sci
& Engr I
172
120
142
122
116
146
94
Yes
PHYS 250
Phys Sci & Engr II
112
94
94
58
98
66
116
The following courses are required or serve as electives for students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering
BS program (CIP 14.1001):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 240
Phys For Sci & Engr I
172
120
142
122
116
146
94
Yes
PHYS 250
Phys Sci & Engr II
112
94
94
58
98
66
116
No
PHYS 420
Optics
17
13
The following courses are
required for students in the Secondary Education BA (Natural Sciences Physics
emphasis) program (CIP 13.1205):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
PHYS 240
Phys For Sci & Engr I
172
120
142
122
116
146
94
Yes
PHYS 250
Phys Sci & Engr II
112
94
94
58
98
66
116
The following courses are strongly recommended for students in the Mathematics and Statistics BS program (CIP
27.9999):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
No
PHYS 240
Phys For Sci & Engr I
172
120
142
122
116
146
94
No
PHYS 250
Phys Sci & Engr II
112
94
94
58
98
66
116
These students also may take:
No
PHYS 460
Elect & Magnetism I
14
8
5
7
No
PHYS 461
Elect & Magnetism II
5
4
5
Unique Courses for
Physics
Majors
There are almost always students from other disciplines in all physics courses. However, the following courses
tend to have the fewest non

physics students in them
only:
Course Enrollment
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
PHYS 410
Thermal Physics
17
8
PHYS 450
Intro Solid St Physics
6
11
PHYS 472
Intro Quantum Mechanics
4
12
5
PHYS 490
Special Problems
2
3
1
3
PHYS 499
Undergrad Research
1
2
5
4
Geography (BA/BS)
The following table presents the number of Geography majors for the last five years.
FS2006
FS2007
FS2008
FS2009
FS2010
Geography BA
11
4
8
11
10
Geography BS
10
9
7
8
11
Total
21
13
15
19
21
Following are the number of degrees awarded to
Geography
majors over the last four years:
AY2006
AY2007
AY2008
AY2009
AY2010
Geography BA
1
3
1
0
3
Geography BS
2
3
4
4
2
Total
3
6
5
4
5
The following Geography courses support General Education
at UMKC:
Course Enrollment
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
GEOG 105
Intro Elements Geography
46
45
50
42
48
46
50
GEOG 150
Intro To Physical Geog
2
GEOG 200
World Geography I
79
56
65
GEOG 202
World Geography
II
39
26
26
31
GEOG 203
Intro Geog Info System
44
34
44
27
52
38
34
GEOG 210
Human Geography
29
14
GEOG 215
Intro Weather & Climate
38
52
52
32
Students in the French BA program (CIP 16.0901), German BA program (CIP 16.0501), and the Spanish BA
program (CIP 16.0905) often take the following courses:
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
No
GEOG 340
Reg Geog Of Us & Canada
16
No
GEOG 341
Regional Geog S America
19
Students in the Environmental Studies BA program (CIP 03.0104) and the Environmental Science BS program
(CIP 03.0104) often take the following course:
Course
Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
No
GEOG 499WI
Geography Seminar
5
6
4
Students in the Economics BA program (CIP 45.0601) often take the following courses:
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
No
GEOG 203
Intro Geog Info System
44
34
44
27
52
38
34
No
GEOG 309
Urban Geography
24
23
22
No
GEOG 401
Adv Geog Info Science
18
16
6
Students in the Urban Planning &
Design BA program (CIP 04.0301) often take the following course:
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
No
GEOG 309
Urban Geography
24
23
22
Students in the Sociology BA program (CIP 45.1101) often take the following courses:
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
No
GEOG 203
Intro Geog Info System
44
34
44
27
52
38
34
No
GEOG 401
Adv
Geog Info Science
18
16
6
The following courses are required for students in the Secondary Education BA (Social Studies emphasis)
program (CIP 13.1205):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
GEOG 200
World Geography I
79
56
65
3 additional hours in the social sciences that can be met with a Geography course.
The following courses are required for students in the Secondary Education BA (Natural Sciences/Eaarth
Sciences emphasis) program (CIP 13.1205):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
GEOG 319
Dscrp&Synptc Meteorology
30
32
42
20
30
28
24
3 additional hours in the social sciences that can be met
with a Geography course.
The following course is required for students who are pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Waste Management
(CIP 03.0201):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
GEOL 335
Intro To Waste Managemnt
13
6
10
9
The following courses are required for students who are pursuing the Advanced Certificate in Geographic
Information Systems (has not been approved by MDHE yet):
Course Enrollment
Required
Number
Title
FS2010
FS2009
SP2010
FS2008
SP2009
FS2007
SP2008
Yes
GEOG 203
Intro Geog Info System
44
34
44
27
52
38
34
Yes
GEOG 450
Gis Fund Research Appl
12
12
6
10
8
2
Yes
GEOG 5507
Adv Geog Info Science
8
14
16
Requires three elective courses from a list that
includes:
No
GEOG 5502
Env Rem Sens Dig Ima Anl
12
10
10
No
GEOG 444/5544
Spatial Data Analysis
14
21
8
No
GEOG 5548
Satellite Climatology
3
3
No
GEOG 5598D
St: Adv Gis Remote Sense
2
1
1
1
5
2
Unique Courses for Geography Majors
There
are no unique courses for Geography majors alone. All of the usual lecture courses in Geography have
students from other programs enrolled.
Evidence of Employer Demand
Graduates in Geography can expect to enter a favorable job market. Our past graduates
have been successfully
employed by Garmin, Inc., the Defense mapping Agency/ Geospatial imaging Center, the National Park Service,
and many other government and private employers.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports the following information on
careers directly related to the
Geography BA/BS degree program, clearly illustrating the need for students trained in these fields
.
Geographers
: “Overall employment is projected to grow
much faster than
average
, but varies by detailed
occupation. For anthropologists and archaeologists, opportunities will be best with management, scientific, and
technical consulting services companies. For geographers, opportunities will be best for those who have GIS
expe
rience or knowledge.
Keen competition
is expected for historian jobs
because the number of applicants
typically outnumbers the number of positions available.”
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos315.htm#projections_data
“
Employment of geographers is expected to increase by 26 percent because the Federal Government
—
the largest
employer
—
is projected to grow faster than in the past. Outside of
the Federal Government, geographers will be
needed to advise businesses, local municipalities, real estate developers, utilities, and telecommunications firms
regarding where to build new roads, buildings, power plants, and cable lines. Geographers also w
ill be needed to
advise about environmental matters, such as where to build a landfill and where to preserve wetland habitats
.”
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos315.htm#projections_data
“
Geographers with a background in GIS will find numerous job opportunities applying GIS technology in
nontraditional areas, such as emergency assistance, where GISs can track the locations of ambulances, police,
and fire rescue units and their proximity to
the emergency. Workers in these jobs may not be called
"geographers," but instead may be referred to by a different title, such as
‘
GIS analyst
’
or
‘
GIS specialist.
’”
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos315.htm#projections_data
Surveyors,
cartographers
, & photogrammetrists: “These occupations should experience
faster than average
employment growth. Surveyors, cartographers, an
d photogrammetrists who have a bachelor's degree and strong
technical skills should have
favorable job prospects
.” A +27% change is projected for the period 2008

2018 for
cartographers and photogrammetr
ists.
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos040.htm#outlook
Atmospheric scientists
: Employment is expected to increase
faster than average
. Applicant
s face
keen
competition
; those with graduate degrees should enjoy better prospects than those with only a bachelor’s
degree.” A +15% change in employment is projected for the period 2008

2018.
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos051.htm#outlook
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