The BS degree program in mathematics offers a grounding in both theoretical and applied mathematical concepts.
Classes cover a broad spectrum of advanced mathematical topics, including differential equations, modeling, numerical analysis, number theory, cryptography and real analysis.
Students with a bachelor's degree in mathematics can pursue careers in fields as diverse as computer science, finance, biotechnology, engineering, medical research and education.
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Mathematics is foundational and can be applied to many different types of careers. Math is a crucial part of engineering, life sciences, business, economics and social sciences. Many undergraduate math majors also pursue graduate studies in medicine or law. These are just a few of the top careers possible with a BS in mathematics:
- financial analyst
- operations research analyst
Students interested in a career in teaching or education may also consider the bachelor's degree in mathematics concentration in secondary education: https://math.asu.edu/content/mathematics-secondary-education.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Computer and Information Research Scientists||19.2%||$114,520|
|Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts||9.6%||$69,520|
|Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||7.5%||$59,170|
|Information Security Analysts||28.5%||$95,510|
|Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||9.2%||$70,910|
|Operations Research Analysts||27.4%||$81,390|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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