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In the Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mathematical Sciences program, you will learn the fundamentals of pure and applied mathematics, preparing you for a career in mathematics, natural sciences, computer science, social sciences or business.
As a Mathematical Sciences major, you will choose to concentrate in one of seven specialized areas:
- Actuarial Science
- Applied and Computational Mathematics
- Financial Mathematics
- Pure Mathematics
- Quantitative Analysis and Operations Research
- Individualized Concentration
Depending on your concentration, you may take courses in:
- Applied regression analysis
- Discrete mathematics
- Investments and risk management
- Linear algebra
- Mathematical reasoning
- Probability and statistics
A thesis option is available under the guidance of a faculty member if you are interested in pursuing an extended independent project related to a theoretical or applied focus of the Mathematics program.
We also offer a combined Bachelor’s of Mathematical Sciences/Master's of Pure Mathematics degree and a combined Bachelor’s of Mathematical Sciences/Master’s of Secondary Education in Mathematical Sciences. Both programs allow you to complete a bachelor's degree and a graduate degree in five years.