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Great journeys begin at EKU. Find out more information about academic majors, explore student life opportunities and discover why Eastern Kentucky University is a special place to learn and grow.

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Degree Options

  • B.S. in Mathematics
  • Minor in Mathematics

Who Would be Interested in Mathematics?

Students interested in:

  • Exploring the foundations of mathematics, its applications, and what there is beyond calculus
  • A major that will prepare them to think logically, to solve challenging problems, and to inquire about new things
  • Preparing themselves for graduate school in any field that requires deductive reasoning skills, e.g., most sciences and the law

Why Mathematics?

  • Caring and committed instructors (including two Foundation Professors recognized for outstanding teaching) seek to give students considerable individualized attention.
  • The department is committed to additional support for students through the Math Tutoring Center and the Math Excel program.
  • The curriculum includes a wide variety of course offerings, including seminars and graduate courses that advanced students can take as an undergraduate.
  • An active student organization (KME) that offers students an opportunity to interact with other students having similar interests.
  • Numerous free electives make a double major possible.

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Students may select Mathematics upon applying to the university.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • One graduate is pursuing an MA degree in Sociology at the University of Toronto.
  • Another graduate is pursuing an MS degree in Mathematical Sciences at EKU.

How Do I Get More Information?
Contact Dr. Daniel Mundfrom, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics