What you will learn

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. The program is rounded out through the completion of one of 3 possible tracks: 

  • pure mathematics designed for those who plan to pursue graduate studies 
  • applied mathematics for those who want to pair mathematics with interests in business, the natural sciences, or the social sciences
  • general mathematics for those who want a comprehensive introduction to mathematics, including those who plan to teach at the secondary level.

Double Major

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. 



Location: MEP 401 (campus map)

Hours: 8:15 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

Phone / Fax

Phone: 859-572-5377

Fax: 859-572-6097