Actuary, grad school, financial mathematics and bioinformatics are only a few.
The Department of Mathematical Sciences provides courses in both pure and applied mathematics, as well as in statistics.
You can choose from traditional courses in pure mathematics and extensive studies in statistics - a rapidly growing field of applied mathematics.
For a teaching major in Mathematics, complete the Mathematics degree along with the appropriate teaching certification courses.
Allie Holland spent six weeks in Pittsburgh, PA with the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS). As a final project, Allie worked with data from the Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachia (COHRA) study. Specifically, they worked on psychosocial variables and dental caries.
The Math Department annually hosts the Merten Hasse Math Competition for area junior high and high school students. Schools earn points for each student who places in the top eight of the division exams.
Join the national mathematics honor society
Mathematics and math-related careers are consistently rated among the top five best careers. Actuaries and statisticians are in demand in business, government and industry.
|Potential Careers||Recent Employers
|Actuary||AEGON USA, Cedar Rapids, IA|
|Programmer||Great West Casualty Insurance, Sioux City, IA|
|Data Analysis||US Government|
|Chartered Financial Analyst||South Dakota Investment Council|
|Data Analyst||Citibank, Sioux Falls, SD|