Mathematics

The bachelor’s degree in mathematics helps students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through mathematical reasoning. The degree is designed to prepare majors to excel in math-related jobs in business and industry, to be effective math teachers, or to utilize their math skills in other fields of study. Students find our programs exciting because we offer a quality education in one of the most powerful and practical majors available, and they receive that education in small, personalized classes.

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Jacob Baran

Math Alum

I didn’t know what to expect when coming to UMHB, but I am glad that I did. I was able to double major, graduate with minimal loans, and even met my wife here. I really felt that my professors cared for me and were rooting for my success.

Jacob Baran

Math Alum

Why should I choose Math?

The study of math can help you excel in many different fields, such as science, engineering, economics, and finance.

What are some courses I will take?

  • Calculus I, II, and III
  • Linear Algebra
  • Differential Equations
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Probability and Statistics

What are some career options?

Math majors can choose many career paths:

  • Teacher
  • Engineer
  • Computer Scientist
  • Statistician
  • Actuary
  • Economist
  • Financial Analyst

Who is hiring UMHB students?

UMHB Math students have found success in many different areas:

  • Dell Computers
  • Baylor University
  • University of Kansas
  • Belton and Temple ISDs
  • Scott & White Hospital
  • Homeland Security

Where can I go to grad school?

Many Math students have continued their education at these schools:

  • Columbia University
  • Texas A&M
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Baylor University
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Colorado School of Mines

Why study mathematics at UMHB?

In the last decade, all UMHB math graduates who have wanted to continue their studies have been accepted to graduate school.

UMHB math majors seeking a career in education have achieved a 100% job placement rate upon graduation in the last decade.

Delta Psi Theta is a fun, student-led club that is open to all UMHB students with an interest in mathematics. It is one of the most active clubs at UMHB, and it sponsors mathematics activities semi-monthly.

Math majors have the opportunity to participate in math and science-oriented study abroad trips to locations such as Munich, Paris, Geneva, and London.

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Page last updated September 14, 2018