Bachelor of Science in Mathematics is designed to meet the needs of
students with a variety of career goals. Potential employers of
graduates of this degree include state and federal government, banks,
insurance and marketing companies, consulting firms, and computer and
At the heart of the program is a 42-hour
curriculum in mathematics, one that allows students to acquire a broad
understanding of fundamental mathematics concepts and critical thinking
skills and to demonstrate their ability to communicate and research
mathematical information. In pursuit of the Bachelor of Science degree,
students may take courses in algebra, analysis, topology, number
theory, geometry, probability, statistics, applied mathematics, and the
history of mathematics. In addition to the major requirements, the
degree includes 51 hours of electives. This ensures the degree’s
flexibility and its capacity to serve students with a variety of career
goals, including those of high school mathematics teacher, research
scientist, forensic analyst, financial advisor, claims adjuster,
stockbroker, trader, pollster, appraiser, and many more.
must meet all requirements for admission to the university. The
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics has no separate or special admission
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics: Audit Form
- Students must complete all of the requirements pertaining to baccalaureate degrees as specified on pages 72-74 of the catalog.
are required to make a grade of “C” or higher in all courses in the
Major Requirements section of the mathematics curriculum.