Mathematics Degree Overview
Complete Degree at Stark
Mathematics provides an excellent means for developing strong analytical and critical-thinking skills which are applicable in a wide range of highly rewarding careers from education to industry.
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
The Bachelor of Science in mathematics comprises core areas in algebra (number systems, equations, discrete structures), analysis (functions, limits, continuous processes), geometry (space, shape, form) and associated generalizations and abstractions. The major is recommended for students interested in a flexible option of careers or graduate study in mathematics.
Actuarial Mathematics concentration resides within the Bachelor of Science program in mathematics. It prepares students for the actuarial profession, the discipline that applies mathematical and statistical methods to assess risk in the insurance and finance industries.
All courses for this concentration may not be available at Kent State Stark.
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
The Bachelor of Arts in mathematics requires fewer analytical and advanced courses than the Bachelor of Science. It can be used as a stand-alone program, although the Bachelor of Science is more recommended and most popular as such, but it is also recommended as a supplement to other programs. For example, as a supplement to the Integrated Mathematics major within Education, it can lead to faster advancement within the secondary education profession.