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B.S. / B.A. in Mathematics Degree Details
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Applied Mathematics, BA
Pure Mathematics, BA (MATH-PURE)
Mathematics, BS (MATH)
Actuarial Science, BS (MATH-MASC)
*Based on track selection
University Requirements: 56 credit hours + Major Requirements: 56-62 credit hours (choice of 2 tracks) + Electives: 10-14 credit hours = Total Required: 128 credit hours*
Early Bird: Nov. 1
Regular: Feb. 1
National Candidates: May 1
ACU offers the versatility of both a B.S. and B.A. in mathematics, allowing you to choose the option that best suits your career and educational goals.
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
The B.S. in mathematics program offers two tracks – Mathematics and Actuarial Science. This robust study of mathematical principles and problem-solving skills is excellent preparation for a variety of careers or areas of graduate study in mathematics, statistics, finance, operations research, physics, chemistry, space science, medicine, business and many other areas.
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
The B.A. in mathematics program offers two tracks – Applied Mathematics and Pure Mathematics. This degree provides you with a strong liberal arts background in mathematics, while enabling you to pursue a minor in another academic discipline of your choice.
Mathematics majors can get real-world learning opportunities through involvement in activities and events such as:
- Participate in ACU’s Undergraduate Research Festival
- Attend the annual meeting of the Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America
- Attend the regional or national meeting of the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)
- Student employment in the department as graders, tutors, teaching assistants and lab assistants
- Study Abroad
Both the B.S. and B.A. degrees offer a wide range of possible careers, including:
- High school mathematics teacher
- Actuary – a career field that consistently appears at the top of highest-paying, highest-demand jobs in such publications as Forbes and U.S. News & World Report.
- Market research analyst
- Forensic analyst
- Commodities trader