The BS degree program in mathematics offers a deep 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. This degree focuses on the highest levels of math offered in undergraduate courses and is recommended for those who are considering a graduate degree in mathematics.
This degree pairs well with several other areas of study in a variety of fields, including computer science, physics, astrophysics and engineering, as well as economics, business, music and art.
In addition to reviewing the guidelines in the Concurrent Program Options section below, students interested in pursuing concurrent or second baccalaureate degrees in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are advised to visit The College's website for more information and requirements.
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
ASU is committed to helping students thrive by offering tools that allow personalization of the transfer path to ASU. Students may use the Transfer Map search to outline a list of recommended courses to take prior to transfer.
ASU has transfer partnerships in Arizona and across the country to create a simplified transfer experience for students. These pathway programs include exclusive benefits, tools and resources, and help students save time and money in their college journey. Students may learn more about these programs by visiting the admission site: https://admission.asu.edu/transfer/pathway-programs.
Change of Major Requirements
A current ASU student has no additional requirements for changing majors.
Students should refer to https://changingmajors.asu.edu for information about how to change a major to this program.
Flexible Degree Options
Accelerated program options
This program allows students to obtain both a bachelor's and master's degree in as little as five years.
It is offered as an accelerated bachelor's and master's degree with:
Acceptance to the graduate program requires a separate application. During their junior year, eligible students will be advised by their academic departments to apply.
Mathematics is foundational for careers in many fields. Graduates with a bachelor's degree in mathematics go on to work in areas such as research, computer science, law, finance, biotechnology, engineering, health care and 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:
- Growth: 3.9%
- Median Salary*: 87300
- Growth: -1.7%
- Median Salary*: 48880
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
- Growth: 1%
- Median Salary*: 62360
- Growth: 2.2%
- Median Salary*: 112110
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
- Growth: 3.2%
- Median Salary*: 77420
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
Each of the more than 300 Global Education program options provides an opportunity for students to develop a valuable skill set that can give them an advantage in their career and personal enrichment.
Whether in a foreign country, in the U.S. or online, students are encouraged to build communication skills, challenged to adapt and persevere, and exposed to differences across the world, and they increase their ability to work with diverse groups of people. Graduates who possess heightened cultural competency, and leadership and critical thinking skills acquired through study abroad may stand out in a competitive job market.