Mathematics

Count Yourself In for Our Mathematics Degree Program

The mathematics major focuses on the foundations of problem solving, computation and analytics to give you skills today to transfer into in-demand careers after graduation.

With a bachelor of science in mathematics you can go into new technology, business and teaching and graduate programs with the knowledge gained through your detailed and relevant coursework at Urbana.

Get a Great Mathematics Foundation

With a Mathematics degree program, you have the power to customize your educational experience around your interests. You can use your capstone or independent study courses to focus on complementary areas such as technology or business. Whatever your focus, studying mathematics at Urbana gives you flexibility and a foundation you can build on.

As an Urbana University math major, you can explore independent research, small class sizes, and a community that has great concern in aiding your journey through higher education.

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Jacob Daniel

Dr. Jacob Daniel uses his background in pure mathematics to passionately and effectively guide the mathematics degree program at Urbana. He is passionate about helping students tailor the mathematics major to meet their needs and interests, and personally leads them in independent studies.

Careers

Graduate Prepared for an Exciting Career with a Math Degree

Urbana mathematics graduates have had exciting opportunities in fields like banking, government relations, information technology and finance.

Equipped with a major in math, you’ll be well suited to go on to graduate school for exciting careers in computer science, cryptology, finance, information security and even national security.

Program Outcomes
  1. Explain the deductive framework used in mathematics, and illustrate its use by stating and proving theorems from several areas of mathematics.

  2. Apply mathematical methods of analysis and deduction to investigate fundamental mathematical structures such as groups, graphs, the real line, vector spaces, and topological spaces)

  3. Demonstrate a good understanding of the principles and concepts of mathematics through the spoken and written word.

  4. Evaluate mathematical claims and analyses as presented in popular and professional formats

  5. Solve problems by applying comprehensive mathematical knowledge from various branches of mathematics

  6. Write and present a comprehensive research project illustrating the informed application of knowledge and skills.

  7. Apply knowledge and analytical skills I to the successfully complete a nationally normed comprehensive test

Undergraduate Studies Admission Requirements

Each applicant seeking admission to Urbana University is individually evaluated. Factors considered are past academic achievement, aptitude, extracurricular activities, and any additional evidence supporting the prospect of academic success.

To qualify for admission, applicants seeking an associate’s or bachelor’s degree must present evidence of high school completion and a required minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale, in the form of a high school diploma or GED. Careful consideration is given to the applicant’s academic record to include the curriculum, courses, and/or state mandated graduation tests.

Satisfactory completion of a college preparatory curriculum is expected, which includes a minimum of four units of English, three units of mathematics, two units of science, two nits of social science, one additional unit in English, mathematics or science, and four additional units from English, mathematics, science, social science, foreign language or philosophy. Should the applicant’s preparation differ from the recommendation above, the applicant may be asked to supply additional information for review.

Results from standardized testing (either ACT or SAT) are required for those under 21 years of age. Students who wish to apply for admission, but do not meet the minimum ACT score or high school cumulative GPA requirements listed below, may request consideration by the Admissions and Academic Standards Committee.

Undergraduate Admission Requirements/Materials:

  • Completed undergraduate application
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official high school transcript with a required minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale
  • Standardized test results (if younger than 21 years old)
    • Minimum ACT score: 17
    • Minimum SAT score: 830

At any time the University may require an applicant to meet with the Admissions Committee to address questions that arise in the application review process. If an applicant requests transfer credit, official transcripts from any other regionally-accredited institution are required.

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