Mathematics

Mathematics

TYPE: Major/Minor
DEGREE: B.S.
DEPARTMENT: Mathematics and Computer Science Department

LOCATION: On-Campus
4-YEAR PATHWAY SAMPLE: Graduate in 4 Years

Calculations. Proofs. Theories.

Mathematics has long been regarded as science in its purest form. As the foundation for all applied sciences, business, economics, and computer programming, mathematics serves as the cornerstone for our changing society.

The concepts and applications of computation, cryptography, abstract algebra, and mathematical proofs will engage and challenge your mind and critical thinking skills, stretching your understanding of formal mathematics.

*Students may also major in mathematics education for secondary certification through the teacher education program.

*Secondary education or elementary education students may minor in mathematics education for teacher certification.

Program Outcomes:

  • Solve multi-part problems through analysis and complex calculations
  • Prove Mathematical results and perform computations using formal languages
  • Apply mathematical concepts to the real world through mathematical modelling
  • Communicate solutions to technical problems effectively
  • Synthesize results into a well-written article

Career Opportunities:

  • Statistician
  • Mathematician
  • Actuary
  • Secondary Ed math teacher
  • Data Scientist
  • Math Professor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Government Research Agency (National Security Agency, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, etc.)

Did you know?

  • Mathematics is a great major/minor for anyone considering law or medical degrees. According to College Consensus, Math is one of the top 10 degrees for getting into law school.
  • Core skills in law include Problem Solving and Critical Reading.
  • Statisticians, Mathematicians, and Actuaries are consistently in the top 50 jobs according to US News and World Report.
  • The UW-Superior mathematics department offers several scholarships in math and math education.
  • The NSA is one of the world’s largest employers of mathematicians.
  • Mathematics provides the foundation to modern security systems.
  • Along with coursework in biological sciences, a math degree can prepare you for careers in Bioinformatics and Biostatistics.
  • Students can do original independent mathematics research with faculty members.

SPOTLIGHTS

  • Class of: 2016
    The professors are very cooperative and have helped me out. You have great one-on-one with them. Read more.
  • Jazz is one of very few truly American inventions. It is part of our national identity and a gift to the world. At KUWS we get to share that 5 nights a week. Read more.
  • Class of: 2018
    I reach out to as many people as I can to get different advice and make new friends. I’m not as shy as I used to be, and I like to make excuses to talk to people. Read more.
  • Class of: 2017
    I enjoy the education I receive from my professors and also being able to personally meet and discuss material with them. Read more.
  • First Year at UWS: 1999
    Besides his teaching duties, Dr. Bezroukov conducts research in the area of discrete mathematics and microcontroller applications.

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