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

Through a major or minor in mathematics at UW-Superior, you will:

  • Solve multi-part problems through analysis and complex calculations
  • Prove mathematical concepts and computations through formal language
  • Synthesize results into a well-written articleStudy and apply the theories of cryptography, abstract algebra, complex variables, and more

Career Opportunities

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, mathematics ranks as the top science major.

Find your niche as a:

  • Data mining analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Actuary
  • Statistician
  • Mathematician
  • High school math teacher
  • Middle school math teacher
  • Math specialist

Did You Know?

  • If you are interested in becoming an actuary, you will work with a professor in the department to enroll in courses that will best prepare you for actuarial science.
  • UW-Superior offers the latest technology and software.
  • As a mathematics major, you may qualify for a prestigious Swenson Scholarship, which covers the full cost of tuition and books for up to four years.
  • 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.
  • Class of: 2018
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