Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

math classThe major in mathematics provides you with quantitative skills for their chosen careers and develops processes of analytical discourse and critical reasoning. You will learn to formulate problems in mathematical language and to deal with mathematical structures and abstract ideas. A math major prepares you for entry into many different occupations. It is particularly suited to careers in teaching, actuarial science, business, and engineering. The Bachelor of Arts major in Mathematics includes two semesters of foreign language study.

Strengths of the math department:

  • Excellent record of graduates finding good jobs
  • Small size makes for highly individualized program; able to adapt to particular student interests and needs
  • Dedicated, experienced, and enthusiastic faculty
  • Seminar course taken each semester builds dynamic community of learners
  • Prospective high school teachers leave with certification in hand
  • Strongly connected community of peers from first-year students to seniors

Math Minor

A minor in Math is available and requires students to take 20 credit hours.

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