There has long been a demand in both industry and government for people
with training in mathematics and statistics. In recent years a strong demand
has also developed for computer scientists. The mathematics major who takes
courses in computer science or statistics will enter an extremely favorable
job market. The computer scientist who has a strong mathematical background
is very marketable.
There is also a need for secondary school teachers who are
certified to teach mathematics or computer science. A major in mathematics
provides a good foundation for further study in mathematics or for teaching
on the secondary school level. With a degree in mathematics or computer science, it is also
possible to gain admission to graduate school.
Our majors have earned graduate degrees in in other fields such as
law, public policy, management, and operations research.
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