Develop your expertise for a variety of careers
The Mathematics Major prepares its students for advanced study and research as well as for careers in business, industry, government, and teaching. Students are encouraged to seek the advice of their faculty advisor in the selection of a concentration and elective courses that will best prepare them for their career choices.
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 students who 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, and other professions. 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.
This major serves as a second major for Elementary Education majors. It prepares pre-service teachers to be mathematical leaders in elementary schools. Learn topics in mathematics for elementary school teachers, including number theory, number and operations for teachers, geometry, statistics, mathematical modeling, and calculus.
See the diverse career paths a degree in mathematics can prepare you for
There are countless career paths for mathematics students in a variety of fields.