Mathematics, BA

Mathematics at Greenville University

Mathematics at Greenville University prepares students for many different callings. Our emphasis on precise deductive thought, problem-solving, careful communication, and work with technology prepares you to move comfortably into many fields.

Many graduates of our mathematics program pursue graduate work in mathematics, and many pursue teaching. Yet an even greater number head into diverse fields such as telecommunications, computing, medicine, the aerospace industry, statistics, accounting, and actuarial science.

Double majoring in mathematics and almost any other major is possible, leading to even more powerful preparation for what and where you are being called. Mathematics graduates have even leveraged their training to serve the world in diverse careers as ministers, professional artists, lawyers, and coaches.

 
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Pursue your purpose

Prepare for work in mathematical or scientific research, the actuarial field, teaching, the computer industry, and more. Strong math skills also benefit those in business, psychology, and the social sciences.

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Alumni success

Graduates of GU’s mathematics program work for companies like Boeing, Caterpillar, EDS, Southwestern Bell, Dow Chemical, American States Insurance, Lockheed-Martin, and more. Many students obtain summer research positions with governmental agencies and universities and accept assistantships in good graduate schools like Iowa State University, the University of Illinois and Mizzou.

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Employability

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the U.S. and the top three most spoken languages in the world. Fluency in Spanish often leads to careers in international business, government, travel and tourism, social services, education, and much more. Many GU students double major in Spanish and another field of interest.

 

Why GU

Education for Character

Education for Character

Both in the classroom and through interactions outside of it, building integrity, persistence, and thoroughness are high priorities for the mathematics program.

Research Opportunities

Research Opportunities

In mathematics and in the sciences, there are interesting and flexible summer undergraduate research opportunities for mathematics majors.

Face to Face

Face to Face

Through small classes and regular office hours, you'll have nearly unlimited access to our well-trained mathematics faculty.

 

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