Mathematics - Winthrop University: Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA

Mathematics

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science


The Mathematics degree programs offer students the opportunity to study logic, symmetry and order through curricula taught by experienced and enthusiastic faculty. Those who major in math at Winthrop learn to formalize patterns, present logical conclusions succinctly, and apply their quantitative knowledge in a variety of settings. The Department of Mathematics offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, each with teacher certification options. This flexibility allows students to tailor their educational experience to a variety of post-graduation options, including secondary education, graduate studies, and nonacademic careers. Students have the opportunity to further explore advanced mathematical theory through undergraduate research and internships. Classes for majors are usually small, and majors can expect to interact personally with faculty members and peers.

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Curriculum and Learning Opportunities

    The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics program is designed to provide a broad introduction to the study of mathematics and its sub-fields and to allow students to pursue a minor in a related field of study. This program is the more flexible option for students wishing to complete combined majors and equips students to follow a variety of post-college paths.

    Curriculum

    The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with certification program is designed to provide a broad introduction to the study of mathematics and its sub-fields while providing a path for certification for mathematics teaching in grades 9 through 12. This program equips students to teach the variety of mathematics courses offered at the high school level and to communicate the connections between various mathematical ideas in a manner appropriate for high school students.

    Curriculum

    The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics program is designed to provide a broad introduction to the study of mathematics and its sub-fields and to give students the opportunity to master advanced material in mathematics and allied disciplines. This program equips students to follow a variety of post-college paths and is specifically designed to prepare students for graduate work in mathematics.

    Curriculum

    The Bachelor of Science in mathematics program with certification is designed to provide a broad introduction to the study of mathematics and its sub-fields, to give students the opportunity to master advanced material in mathematics and allied disciplines, and to provide a path for certification for mathematics teaching in grades 9 through 12. This program equips students to teach the variety of mathematics courses offered at the high school level and to communicate the connections between various mathematical ideas in a manner appropriate for high school students.

    Curriculum

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Advanced Study

Formal undergraduate research opportunities better prepare students for graduate studies and higher-level careers.

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Mathematical Modeling

More than 90 percent of recent graduates stated that they used data driven from actual mathematical problems.

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Close-Knit Community

Students talk with professors outside of the classroom and study together in groups more frequently than the national average.


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Beyond Graduation

Mathematics graduates are qualified to enter various professions including engineering, banking, insurance, government, computer technology, physics and numerous other scientific fields. Many graduates earn teaching certification and subsequently benefit from an exceptionally high employment rate. Approximately 25 percent of graduates choose to continue their education, earning master's and doctoral degrees in mathematics or mathematics-related subjects.