Your major in Math will provide the training and education you need to excel as a mathematician. You'll attain proficiency in modern mathematics and computation, inductive and deductive reasoning, and learn about the broader fields of computation and engineering. 

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With a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, you will develop a proficiency in the core concepts of higher mathematics, while also receiving the training to excel in a broad range of fields involving computation and engineering.

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Through the practical application of mathematical principles, the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics develops skills in high-level problem-solving, decision-making and reasoning. Students also develop an ability to communicate complex mathematics in both written and oral forms. The University’s Math Club provides additional opportunities for academic and professional growth through interaction with professors and classmates.

Gardner-Webb Mathematics alumni work as

  • statisticians
  • engineers
  • researchers
  • bankers and finance professionals
  • data processors
  • quality control professionals
  • consultants
  • machinery and equipment operators
  • designers
  • developers.

Many Mathematics alumni pursue graduate school, which opens additional career opportunities.

In addition to the University’s required general education and prerequisites, an additional 33 hours of credit is required for the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree. Required courses represent 27 hours, while six additional hours will come from elective courses. The degree also requires the completion of CISS 201: Programming Language I. 

Additional information, including descriptions of specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the Academic Catalog.

A minor in Mathematics requires 17 credit hours, including Calculus courses and at least one course at MATH 225 or above. The University also offers an array of minor opportunities in other departments.

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