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Program at a Glance

Program
Bachelor
College(s)
College of Sciences
Department(s)
Mathematics
4
Years
U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges - Most Innovative 2024

Develop a Strong Mathematical Foundation

Mathematics is in the broadest sense the study of structure. Through quantification, relationships and modeling, mathematics offers the intellectual structural framework that permits us to develop an understanding of the phenomena that envelops us.

The BS in Mathematics program prepares you to help lead the charge for a high-technology future. Our renowned faculty provide a high-quality learning experience that provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to advance mathematical research that benefits society. The program’s coursework covers various contemporary approaches for solving mathematical problems. Plus, with 6 tracks available, you can concentrate your studies in a number of areas of interdisciplinary mathematics — giving you an opportunity to align your passion with your career path.

Graduates with degrees in mathematics are well prepared for a variety of careers and are in high-demand for positions requiring analytical skills, data organization and problem solving. The skills that you’ll develop through the mathematics program have a broad application in the workplace and can be applied to different fields such as education, logistics, management, medical, engineering and other industries. Additionally, graduates of the bachelor’s in mathematics program can go on to further study in mathematics, in another area of science or to professional schools.

Program Tracks:

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Highlights

Private businesses and government agencies are expected to see the largest growth for math occupations as the use of big data continues to play an important role.
Math occupations are projected to see a job growth of 28% through 2029.
Math occupations have a median annual wage of $93,170.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

Fall
May 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
July 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
March 1
Spring
September 1
Summer
January 1

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Course Overview

Ordinary Differential Equations I

Methods of solution for first order equations. Linear equations. Laplace transforms. Series solutions. Selected applications.

Three-part series. First course covers limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and trigonometric functions; applications of derivatives; integration and the fundamental theorem of calculus; applications of definite integrals. In the second course, you’ll explore a study of techniques of integration, selected topics in analytic geometry, polar coordinates, sequences and series, parametric equations, indeterminate forms, and application of the definite integral. The final course covers geometry of higher dimensional Euclidean space; vectors and vector functions; partial derivatives; multiple integrals; line integrals; vector fields; Green’s Theorem and Stoke’s Theorem.

Basic mathematical logic. Methods of proof in mathematics. Application of proofs to elementary mathematical structures.

Mathematics Skills You'll Learn

  • Examine complex data problems, make sense of them and generate potential solutions
  • Use reasoning, logic and analysis when working through various scenarios
  • Have a flexible problem-solving mindset to achieve success on different teams in a variety of industries
  • Apply mathematical theory to real-world problems to determine the best outcome

Career Opportunities

  • Actuary
  • Mathematician
  • Statistician
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Post-Secondary Mathematics Teacher

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