Mathematics (B.S.)

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics provides students opportunities to develop mathematical and statistical skills needed for a vast array of careers today.

One of the largest departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics (MTH courses), applied mathematics (APM courses), operations research (MOR courses) and applied statistics (STA courses). The department offers programs leading to undergraduate, Master's, and Ph. D. degrees in all phases of the pure and applied mathematical sciences. Our undergraduate programs include the degrees Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, and Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics. Either of the two degrees in mathematics can be coupled with secondary teaching certification through the STEP (Secondary Teacher Education Program).


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