Bachelor's in Mathematics

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Why Study Mathematics? 

Our future-minded mathematics program prepares you for an engaging career designed around your greatest strengths. You’ll learn 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. 

What You'll Learn 

A mathematics degree means your expertise is embedded in nearly every aspect of life. Our curriculum will give you a deeper appreciation of mathematical laws that shape our natural world and social and economic systems. You’ll learn how to analyze a data set and make predictions, and how to write a rigorous mathematical proof.

Program Details

A Bachelor’s degree prepares you for a rising career and for future graduate study by emphasizing clear communication, critical thinking, and a leading-edge understanding of your chosen field. View the core requirements and electives needed to earn a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Columbia College.

A Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science require slightly different coursework. A Bachelor of Arts allows you to take more classes in the humanities, specifically foreign language. A Bachelor of Science requires more courses specific to your major.

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

Pair your degree with a related minor or explore your other interests without taking on a full course load.

Careers & Outcomes 

Every company relies on calculations to project expenses and revenues, set organizational goals and analyze data. 

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; or ready to earn a master’s degree and become mathematicians, actuaries and statisticians. 

Some possible paths include: 

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

Flexible Education

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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