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Bachelor's Degree in Pure and Applied Mathematics

Program Details

Degree

Bachelor of Science

Available

On campus

Contact

Department of Mathematical Sciences1.201.216.5194[email protected]
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Learn the foundational mathematical concepts needed to help advance science and technology, business and economics, health and medicine, and other aspects of our modern society.

Mathematicians are at the forefront of combating some of the biggest challenges of our time — the climate crisis, natural resource management, and even the modeling behind predicting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The pure and applied mathematics bachelor’s program prepares you in a diverse array of mathematical areas including proofs and abstract analysis, applied and computational mathematics, and statistics. You'll gain a broad background appropriate for the pursuit of a job in industry, while also attaining the depth and rigor required for graduate studies in mathematics or related fields.

In this program, you’ll develop the skills and understanding needed to utilize complex algorithms to predict and analyze uncertain events such as weather, develop cryptographic methods for secure communication, extract insights by exploring patterns and intelligible information from large datasets, study the dynamics of pharmaceuticals in the body, and even forecast public opinions.

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Focus Areas

  • Computational Mathematics of Continuous Systems

  • Discrete Mathematics, Cryptography and Computations

  • Statistics and Mathematics of Risk Management

Putting You on Track for Professional Success

The pure and applied mathematics bachelor’s program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success. Career opportunities include:

  • Quantitative Developer

  • Educator

  • Data Analyst

  • Software Engineer

  • Programmer

Potential hiring organizations include companies like: National Security Agency (NSA), Science and Engineering Consultant Firms, Government and Academic Research Labs, Software Companies like Google and Amazon, Financial Services, Insurance Companies, Pharmaceutical Companies

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