Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics, Bachelor of Science


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A degree in mathematics will prepare you for a number of possible careers. Please consult the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Math Degree Programs for suggestions on choosing mathematics, statistics, and general electives to meet specific goals including: careers in Actuarial Science, careers in Statistics, careers in Applied Mathematics, and graduate study in Mathematics.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics, Bachelor of Science


Careers

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics?

If you enjoy solving problems with a mix of creativity and mathematical techniques, then you are ready to pursue a study of mathematics, and Northern Arizona University can help. Mathematics is a profession in its own right, but it is also an essential tool in every physical and social science, business, engineering, marketing, and countless related careers. Government and industry employers need skilled mathematicians for operations research, numerical analysis, simulation and modeling, data analysis, market research, and commercial surveys. A major in mathematics opens the door to many possibilities.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Higher education
  • High-tech industries
  • Government agencies
  • Insurance industry
  • Finance
  • Bio-tech industry

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Economist
  • University professor
  • Actuary
  • Operations researcher
  • Lawyer
  • Cryptographer
  • Epidemiologist
  • Computer scientist

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics, Bachelor of Science


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics, Bachelor of Science


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In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 120
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 441C
University Honors Program Optional
AZ Transfer Students complete AGEC-S Recommended
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics, Bachelor of Science


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Major Requirements
General Electives
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics, Bachelor of Science


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