A major in mathematics requires 44 credit hours of coursework, depending on placement. The study of mathematics builds a way of thinking that is used to solve a variety of problems that arise in different contexts. that ability to solve problems make mathematicians a valuable commodity in many occupations.
Students begin the program in the Calculus sequence which lays a foundation for upper-level coursework. While all mathematics majors complete a common core of courses that ensures the student has a broad knowledge of mathematics, students can follow their interests by choosing from one of two required tracks:
A double major in mathematics and statistics consists of satisfying the degree requirements of both majors with a minimum of 58 credit hours of courses applicable to either major.