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Reinhardt University offers a
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics that will teach you skills you need to use math in the
everyday world. This degree
prepares you to enter the workforce ready to apply mathematics creatively in many different careers and fields. At the same time you will learn the mathematical way of thinking required for further study in graduate school.

 

Are You Ready To...

• Apply math to many different
areas
• Take classes that will challenge
your abilities

 

It Helps To Be...

• Attentive to detail
• A good problem solver
• Logical
• Analytical

 

Work Environment

You will likely spend a significant
amount of time working at a desk indoors. Accuracy and attention to detail is very important as there will likely be serious consequences for any errors made.

 

 

Knowledge Base

The major emphasizes critical
thinking as well as precise and
clear communication of ideas.
You will be given the mathematical background necessary for careers in a variety of fields: operations research, finance, statistics, computer science, biotechnology, actuarial science, mathematical modelings.

 

Employment Websites

American Mathematical Society

American Statistical Association

Mathematical Association
of America


Association for Women
in Mathematics


Institute of Mathematical
Statistics


Society of Actuaries

Society for Industrial
& Applied Mathematics

What Can I Do with A Degree in Mathematics?

Love sports? Earn a degree in mathematics and become a sports
statistician - keeping all the latest stats on players in your favorite
sport. Are you organized and efficient? Mathematics can lead you into the field of operation research - work in corporate UPS and figure out how to get the most packages delivered in the least amount of time. Want to pilot an airplane? A mathematics degree can help you build the foundation to pursue a master's in aeronautical engineering. Do you think that poker and blackjack players win because of luck? You might be surprised to know that it is all about mathematics. The winning players know how to figure out the probabilities to get that certain hand to win.

Related Careers

Click the job titles below for further information

Actuary

Aeronautical &
Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace Engineering Technician

Air Traffic Controller

Astronomer

Atmosphere and
Space Scientist

Bank and Branch
Manager

Biopsychologist

Brokers Floor Representative

Budget Analyst

Buyer

Chief Financial
Officer

Compensation
Administrator

Meteorologist

Compensation Specialist

Computer & Information
Scientist

Computer Programmer

Computer Systems
Engineer

Controller (Finance)

Cost Estimator

Credit Analyst

Database Administrator

Elementary School
Teacher

Employee Benefits
Analyst

Logician

Math Professor

Nuclear
Technician

Operations Management
Analyst

Physicist

Purchasing Agent

Purchasing
Manager

Quality Control
Engineer

Social Science
Research Assistant

Statistician

Technical
Publications Writer

Financial Aid Counselor

Financial Analyst

Government Budget
Analyst

Potential Employers

Click the links below for further information

Aerospace
Companies

Banks

Bureau of Labor
Statistics

Capital Budgeting &
Planning Insurance

Dept.
Colleges &
Universities

Defense Logistics
Agency

Defense Mapping
Agency

Drug Enforcement
Administration

Equifax Marketing
Services

Health Care
Financing Admin.

Housing &
Mortgage Finance
Agency

Insurance
Companies

Investment Firms

Local & State
Planning Offices

Market Research
Firms

Mortgage
Companies

NASA

National Hwy Traffic
Safety Admin.

National Institution
of Standards & Tech

National Security
Agency

Research &
Development Firms

Stock Brokerage
Houses

Transportation
Department

U.S. Customs
Service

U.S. Navy

Weights & Measures
Office

 

Strategies

• Visit the Career & Professional Development Services department in the Hasty Student Life Building and explore your career and intern potentials through CCN, FOCUS and CANDID Careers/Perfect Interview programs
• Note that the greatest demand is for applied mathematicians
with skills in computer science, electronics design and theory,
statistics and probability. Develop computer and research skills,
learn to use relevant software packages

Campus Contacts

Dr. Richard Summers
Math Program Coordinator
Office: 770-720-5597
RDS@reinhardt.edu

Robin C. McNally
Assistant Prof. of Math
ASO Suite Lawson 009
Office: 770-720-5566
RCM@reinhardt.edu

Career FairFor more information

Peggy Collins Feehery
Director of Career and Professional Development Services
Hasty Student Life Center, Room 301
Office: (770) 720-5548
Fax: (770) 720-9105
career-services@reinhardt.edu

Career Services Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Office of Career Services recognizes the need for confidentiality so an individual feels free to explore concerns, formulate plans, make decisions and initiate appropriate actions. All concerns expressed to the Career Consultant shall remain confidential.