Mathematics

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science (teaching certification in grades 7-12 available)
At a Glance

In many ways, math makes the world go ‘round, from engineering to computer science to finance. With courses in a variety of disciplines such as geometry, statistics and algebra, our Math majors go on to work in government, business, law, research, teaching and technology. The department offers small classes and top faculty in various branches of mathematics, such as applied math, number theory and mathematical analysis, and it's also the home to cutting-edge equipment and software and an internally acclaimed mathematics journal.

Why should I choose UWG's Mathematics program?
  • Department has several world-class mathematicians, including a Distinguished Chair.
  • Experts in several applicable areas of the mathematical sciences and Mathematics Education on faculty.
  • Host to a Mathematics Club, an Honor Society and a nationally ranked Mathematical Modeling team.
  • Excellent teaching by full-time, first-rate teachers who emphasize employability of students.
  • Class sizes are small with a good variety of courses.
  • Department includes many top mathematics researchers who are involved in grant writing, publishing books and articles, and writing reviews.
  • Editorial home to an internationally acclaimed mathematics journal.
Are there any special opportunities available?
  • Employment opportunities for qualified mathematics majors on campus, in the form of the Mathematics Tutoring Center.
  • Sophomore Seminar Course.
  • Senior Project Course, a research experience in which students work one-on-one with a faculty member.
  • Five different tracks in the B.S. degree from which the student may choose.
  • The department offers several financial awards to top students; participation in the co-op program; student assistant positions available for work in the mathematics program.
  • Opportunities are made available for students to engage in research projects, a great experience for students seeking employment in industry or for those planning for graduate study.
What can I do after graduation, graduate school and job-wise?
  • Careers 
    • Insurance, communications, other corporations, teaching and government.
  • Further Education
    • Graduate school studies in mathematics, computer science, operations research, law, education, business, etc.
What kind of student organizations, clubs or honorary societies can I join?
  • Kappa Mu Epsilon (national honorary mathematics society)
  • Math Club
Does the faculty specialize in certain areas?
  • Interests include applied mathematics, statistics, teacher education, number theory, algebra, combinatorics, graph theory, geometry and mathematical analysis.