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Mathematics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Houston, TX, United States
The Bachelor of Arts degrees in Mathematics from University of Houston Downtown is designed to provide students with the foundation of a liberal arts education and a broad overview of modern mathematics and its applications, while also emphasizing the power, depth, and beauty inherent in the subject.
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Overview

The mathematical component of this plan is designed to prepare students to develop and use analytical and problem- solving skills, to master mathematical techniques required in related fields of application, and to enter the employment market with relevant and proficient mathematical tools.

The BA degree from University of Houston Downtown is especially appropriate for students who wish to combine an extensive study of Mathematics with a second concentration in one of the natural sciences, computer science, statistics or engineering. It will help prepare students for various graduate or professional programs including mathematics, engineering, and finance. The degree program will also prepare students for rewarding careers through smaller classes, faculty mentoring, modern labs, hands-on experience, and flexible class options.

Career options:

Many organizations depend on quantitative reasoning and mathematical models to solve problems. Graduates find appealing jobs in business, government, engineering etc. The mathematics curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers such as:

  • Industrial Mathematician
  • Business Mathematician
  • Actuary
  • Computer Analyst
  • Cryptographer
  • Scientific Researcher
  • Biomedical Researcher
  • Secondary Math Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  •  Introduction to Proofs 
  • Differential Equations
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Introduction to Modern Algebra
  • Analysis
  • Numerical Methods
  • Senior Project in Mathematics
  • Number Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Submit an Affidavit of Support indicating that a sponsor will be responsible for all of your educational and living expenses.
  •  In order to protect your privacy rights, the office of International Admissions requires that you give written permission specifying the person(s) who may access information concerning the status of your application and/or admission to the University of Houston-Downtown.
  •  You must provide a certified bank letter indicating that your sponsor is financially capable of meeting your education and living expenses. The bank letter must indicate, either in U.S. dollars or in the local currency, the amount maintained in your sponsors’ bank account(s)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13180 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    13135 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13135 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5117 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5117 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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