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!
Mathematics for non-majors: Mathematics Minor
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In keeping with The W's Mission, the General Education Program provides students with the skills, knowledge, and values they need to become independent, productive members of society in our continually changing world.
The W's General Education Program provides a foundation in the liberal arts that includes knowledge in the historical, literary, aesthetic, scientific, and cultural traditions that shape the world, and fosters skills that allow students to become civically responsible life-long learners ready to adapt to new challenges.
All students who complete the Mississippi University for Women general education program will demonstrate:
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree must complete the following courses in their academic program:
A total of 20 hours is required, and students may not double count credit hours in the above categories.
(grade of C or better required)
For mathematics majors, after the successful completion of Calculus I (MA 181), no mathematics courses below MA 114 can be applied toward graduation.
At least 14 hours in science (including PSP 211 or PSP 213) is required for the major.
Total Hours Required for a BS in Mathematics: 124 Semester Hours