Mathematics Major

Mathematics majors develop analytical and quantitative skills highly valued by employers and graduate schools.

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The mathematics curriculum is both focused and flexible, with options that will prepare you for careers in government, business, industry and education, or further study in graduate or professional school.

Students may choose to major in mathematics without choosing a concentration.  This allows students to take courses from the full range of courses offered by the department, while still developing areas of expertise in three course groups (chosen by the student from Algebra, Analysis, Applications, Discrete Math, Math Education, Finance, Geometry/Topology, Numerics, and Statistics).

For students who would like to focus their studies further, the mathematics major offers four concentrations:

Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's

The Department of Mathematics offers an accelerated bachelor’s to master’s program. Accelerated programs allow you to begin your graduate education as an undergraduate, offering you the opportunity to save time and money while you advance your academic career. The combined B.S. in Mathematics/M.S. in Applied and Industrial Mathematics enables students to substitute nine credits in the Applied and Industrial Mathematics program for undergraduate classes in the Mathematics major.

Why Towson University?

Academic Advantages

  • big-school resources with small-school attention
  • highly individualized advising and extensive student support
  • three active student mathematics clubs offering guest speakers and activities related to problem-solving and career preparation
  • an Applied Mathematics Laboratory where select, advanced students work on research for a local industry or business