### Degree Requirements

#### B.S. in Mathematics

You'll develop essential life skills in critical and logical thinking, master a variety of mathematics disciplines, and discover the many career paths available to you when you graduate with a degree in mathematics.#### Minor in Mathematics

You'll earn 20 credits in advanced math courses, including calculus, probability and statistics, linear algebra and mathematical modeling.### Possibilities

Mathematics is a demanding undergraduate program. This is one reason mathematics graduates are readily employable in a wide range of areas. Prospective employers understand that, in addition to their problem-solving skills, math majors have demonstrated their ability to work hard while mastering a difficult subject.

#### Related Occupations

- Computer programmer
- Accountant
- Actuarial scientist
- Computer software developer
- Computer systems analyst
- Computer programmer
- Teacher or instructor
- Banker
- Sales person
- Investor
- Financial analyst

#### Types of Employers

- State and federal agencies
- Consulting firms
- Computer service companies
- Software publishers
- Banks and credit unions
- Airlines
- Telecommunications companies
- Manufacturers
- Retailers
- Insurance
- Mortgage companies
- Brokerage firms
- K-12 schools, public and private
- Colleges and universities

### Is a Math Major Right for You?

If you're looking for an easy major, math is not the right choice. But consider: Did you do well in high school math and science? Do you enjoy challenges -- games and puzzles? Are you a curious person who likes to understand how things work? If you answer "yes," you're wise to consider this program.