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Programs leading to the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics help you prepare for employment in business and industry, teaching in secondary schools, or study for advanced degrees.
A Mathematics major prepares you for work in fields where a strong quantitative background is required, as well as for graduate study in the mathematical sciences. In addition, if you choose to pursue a second major in secondary education, then you will be prepared to teach mathematics in middle/high school.
For information on earning a Research Certificate in Mathematics, see the Program Descriptions section in this catalog.
For details on pursuing a second degree in secondary education to teach Mathematics in middle school/high school, see the School of Education Secondary Education section in this catalog.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this degree:
- students will be able to reason mathematically and be good problem solvers
- students will understand the role mathematics has played in solving important problems in a variety of disciplines, e.g. physics, engineering, and business.
- students who complete the Mathematics major should understand the fundamental concepts in algebra and analysis, and understand the value of mathematical proofs, and be able to do simple proofs.
- students who pursue the double major in secondary education should have mastered the fundamental concepts necessary to obtain certification to teach mathematics in the secondary schools.
- This program is available on-campus
Declaring this Major:
- A GPA of 2.00 or higher for all major department courses taken
- Stricter GPA requirements apply if you are a double major in secondary education. See Secondary Education .
To earn a B.S. with a major in Mathematics, you must fulfill the following requirements in addition to the General Requirements noted above.