If you enjoy logic, scientific inquiry and research, and recognizing, analyzing, and interpreting data, consider earning a degree in mathematics.
As a student in the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mathematics program at Marian University, you will explore the science of numbers and their operations, interrelations, and combinations.
You’ll study numerical analysis, approximation methods, optimization theories, and decision-making techniques. You’ll also learn about abstract shapes and spaces in order to understand configurations, structures, measurements, and transformations.
Earning a B.S. in math will teach you how to frame scientific inquiry by solving quantitative problems, interpreting scientific research, and utilizing sound judgment in numerical analyses.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment for mathematicians is projected to grow by 21 percent through 2024, much faster than average for all occupations.
The average median annual wage for mathematicians was nearly $106,000 in 2016.
If you pursue a B.S. in mathematics at Marian University, you’ll complete prerequisite, core, general education, and required courses, such as:
This program enables you to combine your interest in math with subjects like computer science or engineering.
The B.S. in math degree is excellent preparation for graduate study and careers in K-12 education or academia. It’s also a good fit for quantitative careers in fields like statistics or the life sciences. Alternatively, you will also be prepared for graduate school if you want to earn a master’s or Ph.D. degree.
To ensure you have maximum employment opportunities upon graduation, you must complete a concentration area in one of these subjects:
Many students also choose to add an academic minor or a double-major to their plans of study.
As a graduate, you’ll be prepared to work in public or private settings, such as:
Job titles for students with a B.S. in math could include:
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