College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
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Mathematics, B.S. (General Mathematics Concentration)

Mathematics, B.S. (Mathematics Teaching Concentration)

Do you enjoy problem solving and want a major that will challenge you? The Mathematics program is a great stepping stone to graduate school or to a career in math education. With a diverse curriculum, this program will prepare you for your future endeavors.

Degree Concentrations

  • B.S. in Mathematics (General Mathematics Concentration)
  • B.S. in Mathematics (Mathematics Teaching Concentration)
  • Minors:
    • Actuarial Science
    • Mathematical Science
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics/Teaching
    • Statistics
  • Certificate:
    • Applied Data Science

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, solve challenging problems, and 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 seek to give students considerable individualized attention.
  • The department is committed to additional support for students through the Mathematics and Statistics 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) 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.

What Are Recent Graduates Up To?

  • Our graduates are teachers in local high schools.
  • Our graduates are pursuing graduate degrees in programs across the country in mathematics and statistics.
  • Our graduates have found jobs as actuaries, database analysts, and software engineers.

Scholarship Opportunities

  • Dr. Glynn Creamer Mathematics Education Endowment Scholarship
  • Dr. Aughtum Howard Memorial Mathematics Scholarship
  • Dr. Amy King Number e2?iMathematics Scholarship
  • Shirley Smith McAfee Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Robert Nelson Memorial Math Scholarship
  • Raymond Benjamin and Ruth Levi Whitaker Endowed Scholarship

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