The Mathematics Program offers the full sequence of courses typically required of mathematics majors during their first two years of college. These courses prepare students to transfer into upper division programs in pure and applied mathematics, as well as into mathematics-related programs, including secondary teaching, statistics, economics, computer programming, and engineering.
Graduates of mathematics programs at all levels are very attractive to employers because they possess highly developed problem-solving skills and reasoning capabilities. These qualities are in high demand within the workforce. Areas with career opportunities for mathematics majors include mathematical modeling, actuarial science, statistics, operations research, systems and applications programming, crytology, mathematical research, and teaching.
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Median annual salary for operations research analysts