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Mathematics Degree

About The Degree:

Mathematicians are natural problem solvers that are adaptable in a wide variety of fields:  Manufacturing, finance, information technology, transportation, shipping, distribution, etc.

The Mathematics degree is flexible allowing students to add additional areas of interest to their study plan.  These include:  Economics/Finance, Physics, Computer Science, Education, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, etc.

What Can I Do With this Major?

For the past five years, careers involving mathematics have dominated the list of the best jobs in America.  All of the following have appeared in the top ten recently (Source: with median salaries listed):

  • Mathematician ($84,760)
  • Statistician ($84,760)
  • Data Scientist ($114,520)
  • University Professor ($76,000)
  • Actuary ($101,560)
  • Information Security Analyst ($95,510)
  • Operations Research Analyst ($79,200)
  • Economist ($99,334)

What You'll Learn:

Math majors receive rigorous training in all of the following areas:

  • Logic
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Optimization
  • Modeling

This Degree Is Great For You If:

  • Your goal is success in a field with wide career options.
  • You enjoy learning why things work the way they do.
  • You have done really well in your high school math classes.
  • You love solving puzzles.
  • You like finding patterns in things that look random.

Options/Courses of Study:

Current Catalog

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science in Education


Mathematics Minor