Mathematics

The major endeavors to provide:

  1. A strong foundational core curriculum for the student desiring to pursue graduate study in both the applied and pure fields of mathematical science within a Christian worldview.
  2. Course work and training to prepare students for industry (statistics, computer science, operations research and actuarial science) and the field of teaching.
  3. Support courses for other majors.

What will I study?

The Mathematics Major seeks to equip students with a strong foundational core curriculum to prepare students for careers in industry, to prepare students for graduate work in the field of mathematics, and to prepare secondary mathematics teachers.

Concentrations

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For more information, check out this department's website:

Mathematics Department Website

Interesting classes I might take

  • Statistics
  • Operational Research
  • Number Theory and the History of Mathematics
  • Theory of Algorithms

What can I do with a degree in Mathematics?

  • Statistician
  • Math Teacher
  • Computer Programmer
  • Industrial Mathematician

Why choose Mathematics at Biola?

Mathematical Science majors at Biola University find the Math Department thorough in both its educational quality and its personal attention to students. The faculty, staff and students involved in this program work together to make the study of mathematics a successful and enjoyable learning experience.

What are BU Mathematics graduates doing now?

Biola graduates from the Mathematics major have gone on to study at the following graduate schools:

University of Minnesota, USC, UC Irvine, UCLA, UCR and Portland State University.

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