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Mathematics Department

 

Math Degree Programs and Careers

Career opportunities

Did you ever wonder what people did with a degree in mathematics? Here is a short list of some of the careers that are open to people with math degrees:

  • Actuary (1)

  • Software Engineer (2)

  • Computer Systems Analyst (3)

  • Accountant (4)

  • Mathematician (6)

  • Computer Programmer (8)

  • Statistician (13)

  • Teacher

  • Budget Analyst

  • Data Processing Manager

  • Department Head, College

  • Economist

  • Financial Planner

  • Market Research Analyst

  • Surveyor


(The numbers in parentheses are the rankings in the1995 Jobs Rated Almanac published by the Wall Street Journal. This book ranks 250 jobs from most desirable to least desirable.)
 

Math Major

The Mathematics major offers a foundation for further study in mathematics and other mathematics-related fields. The emphasis of the program is to prepare the students for transfer to four-year institutions.

Associate Degree Requirements

Math 180

Analytic Geometry & Calculus

5

Math 280

Analytic Geometry & Calculus

4

Math 281

Intermediate Calculus

4

Math 284

Linear Algebra

3

 

Total

16

Choose ONE (1) of the following courses:

Math 245

Discrete Math 

3

Math 285

Differential Equations

3

 

Total

3

Choose ONE (1) of the following courses:

CSIS 290

PASCAL

4

Math 150

Intro to Computer Programming with FORTRAN

3

Math 160

Elementary Statistics

3

Math 175

College Algebra

Math 176

Precalculus: Functions & Graphs

6

Phil 130

Logic

3

 

Total

3-6

 

Total Required

22-25

Plus General Education Requirements and Electives

 

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