Bachelor of Arts or
Bachelor of Science
College of Arts & Sciences
Sciences & Mathematics
Total Credit Hours: 124
Typical Completion: 4 Years full-time
Cost per credit hour: $333
Full-time Tuition: $3,996/semester
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!
As an mathematics major, you will take classes such as:
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.
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.