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Columbia College Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Learn to think analytically, reason logically, and communicate precisely while solving real world problems with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree from Columbia College.

Explore mathematics at Columbia College

Mathematics is embedded in nearly every aspect of life. When you pursue a bachelor’s degree in mathematics at Columbia College, you’ll gain a deeper appreciation of mathematical laws that shape our natural world and social and economic systems.

You’ll learn to solve real world problems using geometry, algebra and calculus. You’ll learn how to analyze a data set and make predictions. And you’ll learn how to write a rigorous mathematical proof.

The program provides a solid background for graduate study, not only in mathematics but in related areas, as well.

Opportunities to study:

  • Calculus
  • Discrete mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Multivariate calculus
  • Linear algebra
  • Abstract algebra
  • Advanced calculus
  • Programming

Analyze and solve problems

Every company relies on calculations to project expenses and revenues, set organizational goals and analyze data. Employers want people who understand numbers, data and abstract processes.

Mathematics majors at Columbia College are great candidates for a variety careers. You’ll graduate prepared to assist with budgets, computations, risk assessment and research.

Many graduates continue on to earn a master’s degree and become mathematicians, actuaries and statisticians.

Jobs requiring mathematical skills are growing at a faster-than-average rate, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Some possible paths include:

  • Statistics
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Market research
  • Operations research
  • Risk assessment
  • Actuary

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.

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Available program formats

  • Core requirements 46-47 credit hours
  • Total degree requirements 120 credit hours

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