Mathematics BS Degree
A Math Degree is Your Gateway to Multiple Career Paths
Completing your bachelor’s degree in mathematics at The University of Texas at Tyler can give you an exceptional career advantage in a wide range of fields including management consulting, information technology (IT), engineering, biotech, cryptography, actuarial science, statistics, finance and education. College graduates with math competency are highly sought after by employers nationwide.
- Study mathematics in a well-rounded degree program that encompasses algebra, real analysis, applied math, and probability and statistics.
- Earn your math degree and find immediate employment or go on to graduate studies in mathematics right after graduation.
Graduates of the mathematics bachelor’s program have found employment in such organizations and businesses as Fairfield-Nobel, NASA and Whitehouse Independent School District. Others have entered PhD programs at University of Nebraska, University of Utah, University of Texas at Arlington.
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Bachelor’s in Mathematics: Well-Rounded. Rigorous.
- Study in the math department’s modern facilities, featuring computer labs, tutoring areas, computerized classrooms and a student lounge. Access Mathematica, the world’s most powerful global computing environment that makes possible a new level of automation in algorithmic computation, interactive manipulation and dynamic presentation.
- Pursue certification to be able to teach mathematics (grades 8-12) in Texas public schools.
- Participate in top mathematics conferences hosted by The University of Texas at Tyler on campus. Events have included the Texas Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, the 45th Annual Spring Topology and Dynamical Systems Conference and the annual spring meeting of the Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
- Join the student chapter of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to hear leading speakers from industry and to network with professionals in the field.
Career Outlook for Mathematicians
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for mathematicians are expected to increase at a much faster rate than for most occupations. Job growth of 23% is forecast through the decade ending in 2022. Advancements in technology have spurred the development of new applications for mathematics and more graduates with knowledge in this field will be needed for years to come.
For more, visit Occupational Outlook Handbook - Mathematicians.
Mathematics Courses: Challenging. Analytical.
Abstract Algebra I
Undertake the study of groups, rings, fields and vector spaces.
Foundations of Mathematics
Explore elementary logic, intermediate set theory, relations, functions and countable number systems.
Introduction to Complex Variables
Study the functions of a complex variable. Emphasis is given to analytic functions, differentiation, integration and series expansions.
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