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Mathematics Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mathematics

The B.S. in Mathematics features core curriculum in calculus, linear and modern algebra, analysis, and mathematical modeling. This program teaches you to think logically, solve quantitative problems, interpret scientific research and data. This degree will give you the skills to provide technical support and conduct research in high-tech industries, government, and private companies. You can also earn certification to teach mathematics in schools. The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Mathematics is offered with two concentrations: Mathematics and Mathematics Education.

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Careers for Math Majors

You will be able to apply theories and techniques to solve practical problems, which will serve as a stepping stone to advanced study, or to begin a career in fields such as:

  • Environmental Studies
  • Economics
  • Financial Planning
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Information Science
  • Market Research
  • Meteorology

 Degree Requirements

  • The minimum total credits required for a B.S. in Mathematics is 120.
  • All required and elective mathematics, computer science, and statistics courses must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better.

Math Major Requirements 

Students are required to take 48 upper level hours and 30 must be from UT Permian Basin

  • In addition to General Education and Computer Use requirements, a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics requires (1) an English course (in addition to a course that satisfies a Gen Education requirement) and (2) NTSC 4311. Also, a B.S. in Mathematics requires a minimum of eight courses (at least 24 semester hours) beyond the level of Calculu
  • The remaining three advanced courses required to complete the major are selected in consultation with the student’s advisor. Each course must be beyond Calculus. The final program must contain at least 18 semester hours at the 3000 and 4000 level
  • Mathematics majors at U. T. Permian Basin are required to complete a minor of at least 18 semester hours, 9 of which must be of junior or senior level. The choice of the minor is up to the student, but it is recommended that the choice also be made to facilitate the student’s educational objectives.

Students choosing the General Mathematical Studies Concentration who wish to pursue teacher certification should satisfy the Core Curriculum requirements consistent with the State Board for Educator Certification.

Interested in Teaching?

Students who choose to major in Math can earn their teacher certification. See what it takes to earn your teacher certification while working towards your Math degree.

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