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Mathematics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
As a Mathematics major at Saint Mary's College, you’ll gain the foundation for problem solving in a wide variety of fields. Your courses will help you develop strong quantitative skills and the ability to think clearly about complex processes. You’ll use creativity, analysis, and logic as you learn to synthesize ideas, make decisions, and communicate your results with precision.
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Overview

During the second semester of your senior year, you’ll choose a topic to study independently with a faculty advisor in the mathematics department. In a special seminar, you’ll present your work to your peers. Your project will culminate with a paper and public presentation of major results, with questions from faculty members who support and understand your work. 

Develop mathematical writing skills to deepen your understanding of mathematics and enable you to communicate mathematical ideas to a range of audiences. Throughout your years here, you'll demonstrate writing proficiency in expository mathematics, technical or analytical mathematics, and in a senior comprehensive paper.

This is a flexible major that prepares students for a career in industry or graduate work in the field of Mathematics. This major offered by Saint Mary's College with the teacher’s option will prepare you to teach high school mathematics. Additionally, this major also combines well with the Five-Year Dual Degree in Engineering Program in mechanical, civil, and electrical engineering.

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 include: 

  • Calculus 
  • Theory and Application of Calculus 
  • Foundations of Higher Mathematics 
  • Linear Algebra and Differential Equations 
  • Pro-Seminar 
  • Computer Programming 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • academic accomplishments as evidenced by rigor of coursework, grades, grade trends
  • self-reported SAT or ACT scores (unless you plan to apply Test Optional). We'll accept your self-reported scores off the application for admission and scholarship consideration, but in order for you to ultimately enroll at Saint Mary's, you will be required to submit your official test scores. So, report them accurately!
  • extracurricular activities
  • community service and leadership experience
  • personal essay
  • recommendations from counselors, teachers, coaches and other personal acquaintances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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