# Mathematics—BS

## Degree Options

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Michigan Tech offers course work in five concentration areas under the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics: actuarial science, applied and computational mathematics, discrete mathematics, general mathematics, and mathematics secondary education. This unique umbrella of studies offers the potential for cross-disciplinary engagement.

Since all of these areas share the same core classes, students can easily switch from one concentration to another. The core curriculum covers a variety of topics, including statistics, mathematical reasoning, computer-related discrete math, and using math to understand the world.

You may choose to pursue a career as a mathematician or advanced study with the degree options:

- Actuarial Science
- Applied and Computational Mathematics
- Business Analytics
- Discrete Mathematics
- General Mathematics
- Secondary Education

## Careers in Mathematics

A Bachelor of Science in Mathematics will prepare you for graduate study or a career in a mathematics-based field, which includes business, computer science, engineering, teaching, and just about every branch of science. (After all, math is dubbed “the language of science.”)

Michigan Tech math graduates have found careers with employers as diverse as

- Army
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Ford
- GM
- IBM
- Mayo Clinic
- National Security Agency
- Social Security Administration
- Towers Watson
- US Forest Service
- Wausau Insurance