MATHEMATICS

Bachelor of Arts or
Bachelor of Science

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Program Information

Program:
Bachelor of Arts or
Bachelor of Science

College:
College of Arts & Sciences

Department:
Sciences & Mathematics

Details

Total Credit Hours: 124

Typical Completion: 4 Years full-time

Cost per credit hour: $327.75

Full-time Tuition: $3,933/semester

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A Degree That Adds Up

Mathematics majors can head in many different directions, because they've learned how to think and reason. Employers appreciate that, and graduate programs will accept mathematics majors into almost any program of study. Our mathematics majors have gone off to graduate school or jobs in computer science, finance, actuarial science, law school, economics, political science, or city planning. Yes, some have even continued in graduate school with mathematics or statistics!

 

Courses

As an mathematics major, you will take classes such as:

  • Concepts of Abstract Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Differential Equations
  • Foundations of Mathematics
  • Theory of Numbers
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Secondary Education Track

Students who wish to teach mathematics in middle school or high school can choose the teaching certificate track. You will take teacher training courses in addition to your subject classes. Upon graduation, you will have earned a secondary education license in the state of Mississippi.

Career Outlook

33%

Expected national job growth by 2030 for Mathematicians and Statisticians (much faster than national average) according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.