College of Arts & Sciences Mathematical Sciences

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The Universal Language

Mathematics has been called the "universal language". It's used in nearly every aspect of our lives, from balancing checkbooks to calculating the distance to the stars.

Part logic, part problem solving, part philosophy and part exploration, mathematics opens the door to an amazing world of questions still to be asked and answered. Mathematicians are increasingly in demand as teachers, statisticians, modelers, actuaries, researchers - any position requiring an analytical and quantitative thinker; and math grads are sought after for graduate and professional programs. 

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You can choose from traditional courses in pure mathematics and extensive studies in statistics - a rapidly growing field of applied mathematics.


ContactUs  Mathematical Sciences Department Chair
Dan Van Peursem, Associate Professor
(605) 677-5995
Dan.VanPeursem@usd.edu