Mathematics and Computer Science Department

University of Wisconsin-Superior

Swenson Hall 3030
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8028

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Mathematics and Computer Science Department

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Mathematics - Discrete Applied Mathematics Concentration

UW-Superior's Department of Mathematics and Computer Science provides a core of fundamental mathematics courses along with an array of elective courses that enable students to pursue special interests. Using this versatile, highly regarded program, students can choose majors that prepare them for careers or graduate study in mathematics or mathematics education. Students also can take courses to prepare for careers in actuarial science. (For information about our majors in Computer Science, please see our Computer Science fact sheet.)

The Mathematics major prepares students for careers in mathematics, science and research, or for graduate study. The Mathematics major with the Discrete Applied Mathematics Concentration provides students with the tools used in many everyday activities in science and industry. For example, computer science uses discrete mathematics methods extensively to find more efficient solutions to problems. This major offers exciting courses for those interested in mathematics and computers.

Mathematics students also can find rewarding careers as an actuary in finance, insurance or any of a wide variety of industries requiring risk analysis and assessment. Students work with a professor in the department to enroll in courses that best prepare them for actuarial science.

To help meet the continued demand for mathematics teachers, UW-Superior offers the Mathematics -- Teaching major. Students who complete this major meet the teacher certification requirements for Wisconsin. A Mathematics--Secondary Education minor also is available for students who wish to teach math in elementary schools or secondary schools.

Mathematics students also can find a rewarding career as an actuary in finance, insurance or any of a wide variety of industries requiring risk analysis and assessment. Students work with an advisor in the department to enroll in courses that best prepare them for actuarial science.

Degrees and Majors/Minors:

Majors:

  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics -- Discrete Applied Mathematics Mathematics -- Teaching -- Early Adolescence-Adolescence Level (EA-A)


Minors:

  • Mathematics -- Liberal Arts
  • Mathematics -- Teaching -- Early Adolescence-Adolescence Level (EA-A)


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  • Small classes and personal attention from faculty members, all of whom are scholars, researchers and accomplished teachers.
  • Program emphasizes problem-solving skills for business, industry and advanced study.
  • Latest technology and software ensure a quality education.
  • Versatile academic program offers many career options.
  • Programs offer solid preparation for graduate school in mathematics, engineering and computer science.
  • Mathematics majors may qualify for our prestigious Swenson Scholarships, which pay full tuition and books for four years.


What can you do with a degree in Mathematics from UW-Superior?

Majoring in mathematics or computer science opens the door to a wide range of careers in business, education and government. Graduates also are well prepared to seek advanced degrees in graduate school. With continued technology growth, people who have a strong mathematics background or knowledge of computers will be able to find employment in an almost endless list of career fields.

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