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.

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 or bachelor's degree must present evidence of high school completion in the form of a high school diploma or GED. Careful consideration is given to the applicants academic record to include the curriculum, courses, and/or state mandated graduation tests. Results from standardized testing (either ACT or SAT) are required for first-time freshmen. Students who wish to apply for admission, but do not meet the minimum standardized test scores used for placement in University courses may be required to undergo placement testing.

Undergraduate admission requirements and materials:

A student who meets at least one of the following criteria is eligible for admission as a degree-seeking student:

  • Has provided official documentation of graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent (see documentation required below), or
  • Has an associate, bachelor or master's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, an institution recognized as a candidate for accreditation, or an institution recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation

Documentation required:

1. Documentation of high school graduation or equivalence is required for applicants who are transferring fewer than 24 semester hours that apply towards a degree.

2. If the student has transferable hours of 24 credit hours or more from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, then they will not have to provide a high school diploma or equivalence. Acceptable forms of documentation of high school graduation or high school equivalence for undergraduate admission must include one of the following:

  • Official high school transcript listing the date of graduation
  • Official GED certificate
  • Official documentation of having passed a State High School Equivalency examination
  • Official documentation of a home school completion certificate/transcript
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions (college, universities, professional schools, etc.) attended

3. Any applicant seeking to be a first-time freshman undergraduate degree-seeking students at Urbana University must supply standardized test scores (ACT SAT) to be used for placement in courses., to determine athletic eligibility, and/or determine institutional scholarship qualification.

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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