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Mathematics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Saint Paul, MN, United States
The goal of our mathematics programs at Concordia is to help you develop not only foundational skills for analyzing and solving important real­ world problems, but also precise and clear ways of thinking that only an education in mathematics can cultivate.
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Depending on their career goals, math majors can choose to earn a Bachelor of Science degree or a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics at Concordia University, St. Paul. In earning either degree, students will encounter a blend of classical math theory and practical problem solving techniques, but more emphasis is placed on proofs and theory in the BA degree and the BS degree is more applied. All of the courses in the math major are offered face to ­face in small classes (usually less than 20 students) and the emphasis is on actively solving problems in class. Throughout the curriculum students will learn to use technology, including computer algebra systems, geometry modeling software, spreadsheets and computer programming to model and solve problems. In some courses students investigate topics and learn to present their ideas professionally, both orally and in a written format. Some of these topics lead to independent research projects that students can present at undergraduate research conferences and help the students earn honors in the major.

Career Potential

Mathematics opens the doors to many career opportunities. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science suggests pairing your mathematics major or minor with another major or minor that complements your career goals. While an undergraduate, you will have the opportunity to explore internships, undergraduate research, interdisciplinary experiences, and leadership opportunities in on-campus clubs and organizations such as the Tri-Pi Math Club. Recent graduates have degrees in mathematics and accounting, business administration, management, finance, computer science, education, biology, engineering, chemistry and psychology. These graduates hold positions as analysts, actuaries, biostatisticians, teachers, computational biologists, engineers, lawyers, dentists and college professors.

  • Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Business Manager
  • Catastrophe Analyst
  • College Professor
  • Cryptographer
  • Financial Planner
  • Mathematician
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Inventory Analyst
  • Lawyer
  • Medical Doctor
  • Risk Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Underwriter
  • High School Mathematics Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Intro Probability & Statistics
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Microsoft Excel Core
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Advanced Prob & Stats
  • Foundations of Geometry
  • Diff Equations and Linear Algb
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Foundations of Analysis

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General Requirements

Admission Requirements:
  • Apply Online
  • Submit official copies of your high school transcripts.
  • Request your transcripts online
  • Learn about transferring college level credits to CSP
  • Submit your official ACT or SAT scores.
  • ACT Plus Writing preferred for Education students
  • $30 Application Fee: Pay online or submit check payable to Concordia University.
  • *If you have applied online or visited Concordia’s campus, your application fee will be waived!
  • Students who do not meet initial admissions criteria may be asked to complete one or more of the following items:
  1. Proctored Writing Sample (PDF)
  2. Letter of Recommendation (PDF) To be completed by guidance counselor or teacher
  3. Admissions Interview
  4. Additional Semester of Coursework

International Students

One who has not attended an institution of higher education for at least one year must submit the following:

  • Online or Paper Application
  • $30 Application Fee
  • Pay online or submit check payable to Concordia University
  • Official High School Transcripts (for all institutions attended)
  • Official Credit Evaluation of credits earned/degrees completed at any non-United States institution
  • Evaluations must be from approved members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
  • Certification of Finances indicating the financial source for the expense of attending Concordia University
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21250 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    21250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21250 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Paul

  • 1040 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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