What Can You Do with a Math Degree?
The answer is anything! The foundation of logic and problem solving provided by a degree in Mathematics prepares students for careers in almost every industry as well as a sound basis to continue their studies at the graduate level. At Missouri Western, students also work side-by-side with faculty and peers to conduct cutting-edge research and present at national conferences.
Today’s data-driven workplace has expanded opportunities for graduates with a background in mathematics. You can also combine a mathematics degree with a variety of other content areas, including Education, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering Technology, Finance and Physics.
- Financial Analyst
- Software Engineer
- Data Analyst
Mathematics (Bachelor of Science, B.S.)
The mathematics major advisor can provide information on the selection of elective courses which will best prepare the student for graduate study or a career in actuarial science, applied mathematics or teaching secondary school mathematics, as well as other careers requiring a strong mathematics background.
& MAT 166
|Calculus with Analytic Geometry I: Differentiation|
and Calculus with Analytic Geometry I: Integration
|or MAT 167||Calculus with Analytic Geometry I|
|MAT 177||Calculus with Analytic Geometry II||5|
|MAT 206||Mathematical Transitions||3|
|MAT 287||Calculus with Analytic Geometry III||5|
|MAT 306||Linear Algebra||3|
|Select twenty-four credit hours from the following with at least twelve credit hours from Section B:||24|
|Mathematics and Technology|
|History of Mathematics|
|Topics in Geometry|
|Mathematics Teaching: Methods and Materials|
|Seminar in Mathematics|
- Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours, including 60 from a senior college (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
- Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses. Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
- Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
- Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments.
- Earn a grade of C or higher in all major coursework.
- Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPA of at least 2.0.
- Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
- Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.