Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics
From the coding in computers to calculations involved in construction to digits that appear in your bank statements, mathematics is everywhere! Every day, you solve puzzles—some easy and some complex—with the logical thinking and analysis that stems from mathematics.
As a math major at Albertus, you’ll explore foundational concepts in algebra, calculus, number theory, geometry, probability and mathematical logic, in addition to computer programming and numerical methods. Our program supports teacher preparation and the ability to reason quantitatively and logically that is required for you to live a productive and fulfilling life.
You need mathematics whether you study sociology, psychology, political science, business, economics, physics, chemistry, biology or linguistics. Your degree in mathematics can lead to careers in teaching, business, government service and a wide range of industries, as well as graduate study in pure or applied mathematics.
In small and lively classroom settings, our friendly and accessible faculty members offer the one-on-one attention and support that helps you succeed. Choose our Special Topics course and tailor the mathematics major to meet your personal and professional goals.
What Makes Mathematics at Albertus Different?
- Hands-on, experiential learning
- Interdisciplinary perspectives
- Emphasis on collaborative work
- Personally invested professors
- Small class sizes
- Innovative, well-rounded programs
- Resources and opportunities for research
- Lively extracurricular activities
- Campus-wide events
- Service and community engagement
- Active career counseling
- Opportunity-building networks
- Access to internships and professional experiences
I am very interested in the S-STEM program and the many opportunities it offers… Math and science have always been passions of mine. The idea of being able to help others excites me, whether it is through research in new treatment or a career in mathematics.
Andrew McGovern, '21
Where Will Your Mathematics Degree take You?
The Mathematics degree at Albertus has an emphasis on teacher preparation. Whether graduates choose to continue their education post-Bachelors or dive into the job market, they are well prepared for any of several career paths.
Possible career paths with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics include:
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The Albertus Mathematics Degree Mission Statement
The mission of the Department of Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics is to build upon the College’s Liberal Arts focus to prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and judgment necessary to be responsible, able practitioners in their chosen fields. The majors are designed to prepare students for careers in education, research, museums, libraries, industry, government service, and scientific writing and illustration. The faculty works closely with students interested in pursuing professional or graduate study, helping them to prepare for entrance into both professional and graduate programs. Majors are advised individually about their choice of courses according to their special interests and abilities.