The mathematics curriculum emphasizes theory and application of mathematical principles. Obtaining a degree in mathematics within the framework of a liberal arts curriculum strengthens the student’s understanding of the interrelationship between the sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities.
Some common choices for mathematics graduates are graduate study and/or research in mathematics; teaching; or employment in the fields of business (actuarial science, economics, numerical analysis, programming), government (statistics, cryptology, operations research), and medicine (optometry, research medicine). Secondary certification in Math is available. One major is offered, Mathematics, as well as minors in mathematics.