Mathematics Degree (B.A.)

Why Major in Mathematics?

Our graduates go on to teach in public and private school systems. They find employment as actuaries, in the financial sector, with private companies and with government agencies. Many will go to graduate school and earn advanced degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, Information Technology, Engineering, Business and other fields.

What makes us great

  • Encourage guided discovery approaches to problem solving
  • Interactive study room offers organic collaboration and support from faculty, and snacks!
  • Students explore in groups at the blackboard or with mathematical manipulatives
  • You'll develop important communication, interpersonal and team skills
Requirements for the Mathematics Degree

Requirements for Mathematics Majors

    Requirements - 54 Credits

    • MATH 0105 - Calculus I
    • MATH 0106 - Calculus II
    • MATH 0216 - Studies in the Literature of Mathematics
    • MATH 0220 - Discrete Structures
    • MATH 0218 - Linear Algebra
    • MATH 0201 - Calculus III
    • MATH 0390 - Senior Seminar in Mathematics
    • Eight (8) additional 0300?level, 3-credit mathematics courses (24 credits) Appropriate practicum described in Education Department listing (12 credits) or MATH 0398 - Internship in Mathematics (6 credits) or two (2) additional 300-level, 3-credits mathematics courses (6 credits)


    At most, 6 credits of any combination of MATH 0360 and MATH 0399 can count toward the major, unless the student chooses to take two additional 300-level, 3-credit mathematics courses to satisfy the final requirement; in this case, one or both courses may be MATH 0360 or MATH 0399.

      Additional Graduation Requirements

      All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core .