The study of mathematics is grounded in problem solving and includes the ability to think in a certain, organized way. It is fundamental to a number of disciplines and careers, including computer technology, business and the social sciences.
This emphasis prepares students to successfully complete a series of exams required to become an actuary. Successful graduates are highly sought by large public and private companies, particularly in banking, credit and insurance industries. Courses in this program are listed in the Society of Actuaries directory of VEE courses.
The applied emphasis focuses on mathematics and statistics in connection with sciences, technology, industry and business. This emphasis is an excellent choice for students pursuing a double major or planning to pursue graduate studies in applied mathematics or statistics.
The general emphasis provides a balance of statistics and theoretical and applied mathematics for students interested in pursuing graduate studies or a career in mathematical research, college teaching, work in industry or government.