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B.S. in Mathematics

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree program gives students the option of Teacher Certification in addition to an accelerated Master's program. The following are undergraduate concentration options in Mathematics that can be completed without Teacher Certification:

  • Biomathematics
  • Financial Analysis
  • Pre-Actuarial
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental
  • Systems Analysis
  • Technical Writing

This degree program is designed for hardworking individuals who want to develop precise, detail-oriented problem solving skills and the ability to communicate about complex ideas as a member of a team. In particular, a B.S. in Mathematics provides a solid foundation for students pursuing a career in the medical or law practice fields, as mathematics majors have high acceptance rates to medical and law school.

The undergraduate Mathematics concentrations that can be completed with Teacher Certification include:

  • Mathematics Teacher Certification (Grades 8-12)
  • Mathematics and Physics Teacher Certification (Grades 8-12)

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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Careers where mathematics majors are in high demand include:

  • Teaching in public and private schools
  • Financial Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Statistician or Data Scientist
  • Researcher in Pure or Applied Mathematics
  • Research Scientist in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, Economics, or Political Science
Real Experience

Real Experience

You can gain real experience in this degree program by joining the Math Club or taking advantage of an internship opportunity. These opportunities, among others, will enable you to obtain hands-on experience through direct participation in the Mathematics field. The university also provides a tutoring service, Supplemental Instruction (SI), which is designed to support student learning experience through peer-assisted study sessions.

Career Services

Career Services

Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include:

  • Career counseling and My Plan
  • DEI - Delta Epsilon Iota, Career Services Honor Society
  • Hire A Texan - Online Job Board
  • Mock interviews
  • Resume assistance

And much more!

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Program Objectives

The Department of Mathematics provides programs of study that prepare students who are:

  • Seeking to teach mathematics at the secondary level,
  • Seeking employment in the industry, and
  • Are seeking to pursue graduate studies in Mathematics or a related field.

Coursework Highlights

Class Number Class Name
MATH 2332 Applied Matric Algebra
MATH 3301 Number Theory
COSC 1310 Procedural Programming
COSC 3334 Computer Applications in Analysis

Facilities and Features

The Math Clinic

The Math Clinic

The Math Clinic is a free tutoring service provided by the Mathematics Department, and is located in The Mathematics Building, Room 203. Our tutors are either graduate teaching assistants or undergraduate students that have a strong mathematics background. There are 2 computers available for students who have online math homework and need a quiet place to work. Students are welcome to complete homework assignments in the Math Clinic, and will have tutors at their disposal for any questions or concerns. 

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction (SI) sessions are designed to support student learning through peer-assisted study sessions. These free sessions are facilitated by students who have been successful in math courses. SI sessions will:

  • Integrate the processes of mathematic equations with what you're learning
  • Incorporate concrete study skills
  • Provide peer support
  • Reinforce classroom instruction
Math Club

Math Club

The Math Club meets on the third Wednesday of every month at noon, and students are able to meet like-minded peers, eat lunch, as well as learn from Mathematics faculty members. We discuss the following topics in our meetings:

  • Physics
  • Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Computer Science
  • Business

And many more!