The CMU Department of Mathematics provides a variety of programs. Depending on preference, you may prepare to become a teacher of mathematics; study to become an applied mathematician, actuary, statistician or computer scientist; prepare for graduate work in mathematics or statistics; or earn a general liberal arts undergraduate degree with a major in mathematics.
An undergraduate degree in mathematics provides good preparation for graduate school and professional programs such as medicine and law or careers in business, industry, and government.
Choose from majors in:
Mathematics (B.A., B.S.)
The Mathematics major is a standard program that develops thinking and problem-solving skills. You can choose a concentration in Pure Mathematics or Applied Mathematics.
For more information on the mathematics major, please contact:
Mathematics Education (B.S. in Ed.)
The Mathematics major for a Bachelor of Science in Education degree leading to provisional elementary certification is a program consisting of 31 hours of coursework.
For more information on the mathematics in elementary education major, please contact:
Dennis St. John
Pearce Hall 134C
The Mathematics major for a Bachelor of Science in Education degree leading to provisional secondary certification is a program consisting of 44-45 hours of coursework.
For more information on the mathematics in secondary education major, please contact:
Pearce Hall 134D
Statistics (B.A., B.S.)
The Statistics major is a program with an applied theme consisting of 45 hours of coursework.
For more information on the statistics major, please contact:
Pearce Hall 109
Actuarial Science (B.A., B.S.)
The Actuarial Science major is a broad interdisciplinary program consisting of 62-63 hours of coursework.
Click here for more information on the actuarial science major. For additional questions, please contact:
Pearce Hall 206E