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In the bachelor's degree 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 eight specialized areas:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Applied and Computational Mathematics
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Quantitative Analysis and Operations Research
  • Statistics
  • Individualized Concentration
Depending on your concentration, you may take courses in:

  • Accounting
  • Applied regression analysis
  • Calculus
  • Discrete mathematics
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Investments and risk management
  • Linear algebra
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Probability and statistics
In order to complete the Mathematical Sciences BS degree, you are required to take an additional 16 quarter-hours in natural sciences or computer science.

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 four combined degree programs, which allow you to complete a bachelor's degree and a graduate degree in five years:

  • Mathematical Sciences (BS) / Applied Mathematics (MS)
  • Mathematical Sciences (BS) / Applied Statistics (MS)
  • Mathematical Sciences (BS) / Pure Mathematics (MS)
  • Mathematical Sciences (BS) / Master of Secondary Education in Mathematical Sciences

Internship Possibilities

  • Boyelon Air & Ocean USA, Inc.
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Orbital Engineering

What can you do with this degree?

  • Banking
  • Computer programming
  • Computer science
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Information analysis
  • Insurance
  • Risk​ management
  • Sales
  • Systems analysis