Mathematics (BA)

Mathematics (BA)

The bachelors of arts degree in mathematics provides students with a strong mathematical foundation in problem solving and mathematical proof. Senior-level courses require extensive theoretical mathematics necessary for graduate work in multiple fields, applications to the education field and/or work with applications to industry. The arts portion of the degree requires more of a foreign language competency than a bachelor of science degree.

Students may also complete this major through Lyman Briggs College.

Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in mathematics pursue careers that span multiple areas, such as business, industry, education and the private sector, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of mathematical theory and application.

Alumni work at:

  • Banks
  • Government agencies
  • Health care insurance and managed care agencies
  • High schools and middle schools
  • Information technology companies
  • Insurance companies
  • Investment firms

Alumni work as:

  • Budget analysts
  • Statisticians
  • Educators and instructors
  • Market researchers
  • Mathematical technicians
  • Research programmers
  • Securities, stock and other financial consultants

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