Undergraduate
Felix FamoyeThe 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 (with concentrations in Applied Mathematics and Pure Mathematics)
  • Mathematics Education
  • Statistics
  • Actuarial Science

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:

Sivaram Narayan
Pearce Hall 218
989-774-3566
sivaram.narayan@cmich.edu
Yeonhyang Kim
Pearce Hall 208
989-774-3598
kim4y@cmich.edu

Mohan Shrikhande

Pearce Hall 201C
989-774-4354
mohan.shrikhande@cmich.edu

 

Mathematics Education (B.S. in Ed.)

Elementary Education
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:

Christine Phelps
Pearce Hall 220
989-774-3920
phelp1cm@cmich.edu
Ana Dias
Pearce Hall 134D
989-774-3508
dias1al@cmich.edu

Secondary Education
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:

Douglas Lapp
Pearce Hall 134D
989-774-5393
douglas.andrew.lapp@cmich.edu
Dennis St. John
Pearce Hall 134C
989-774-2554
dennis.st_john@cmich.edu

 

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:

Chin-I Cheng
Pearce Hall 110
989-774-2895
cheng3c@cmich.edu

 

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:

Kahadawala Cooray
Pearce Hall 111
989-774-3543
coora1k@cmich.edu
John Daniels
Pearce Hall 206E
989-774-2894
john.daniels@cmich.edu

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