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Mathematical Sciences, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Springfield, IL, United States
The B.A. in Mathematical Sciences is designed to prepare students for careers using mathematics, operations research, and statistics in the fields of teaching, research, industry, insurance, and management or for graduate study in mathematical sciences or related areas.
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Overview

The Mathematical Sciences Department is designed to meet the ever-increasing demands for diverse quantitative skills.

By making different choices from technical electives, students can tailor their degrees to prepare for these various careers. Those who plan to teach mathematics or work in engineering or the physical sciences should choose mathematics courses. Those who wish to apply mathematical methods to life sciences, social sciences, actuarial sciences or business fields should choose statistics courses. Any of these choices provide excellent preparation for graduate work in fields that need quantitative skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Operations Research Methods
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Geometry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • College preparatory curricula and academic course work
  • Standardized test scores, grade point average (GPA), and class rank
  • Transcripts
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    598 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 598 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    286 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 286 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Tuition (Illinois Resident) per hour:  $286.25
  • Tuition (Non-Illinois Resident) per hour:  $598.25

Living costs for Springfield

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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