Develop your expertise for a variety of careers.
The Mathematics Major will prepare you for advanced study and research as well as for a career in business, industry, government, or teaching. You are encouraged to seek the advice of your faculty advisor in the selection of a concentration and elective courses that will best prepare you for your career choice.
Mathematics is the language of science and also plays a key role in many of the social sciences. An understanding of mathematics provides a powerful approach to solving problems through organization, simplification, and abstraction. In today’s job market, individuals with highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills are in great demand. Therefore, there are numerous career options for you if you choose to major in mathematics.
Concentrations in Mathematics
Study statistics, mathematical modeling, and data analysis and learn how to calculate probability and risk for a career in insurance, finance, or related profession. As part of your professional training, you will study financial mathematics and database applications.
Learn topics in mathematics for secondary school teachers, including number theory, modern geometry, statistics, mathematical modeling, abstract algebra, and calculus.
Study statistics, mathematical modeling, data analysis, and database applications.
Study a broad mix of mathematical concepts and practices, such as algebra, calculus, and ordinary differential equations, as well as computer science.