Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
About the Program
Math is the language of logic. Pursuing a bachelor of science in mathematics at Columbus State University enhances your ability to solve concrete problems with creative thinking. Mathematical experts are in demand across all kinds of industries including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), banking, teaching, and research.
When you pursue a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Columbus State, you’ll study differential equations, mathematical proofs, probability, and more. Our creative curriculum blends traditional coursework with electives to tailor and expand your education in the areas of your interest. Two preparation tracks, actuarial science, and statistics can create a path leading directly to industry. If you are considering a career in teaching, there is a unique opportunity to participate in UTeach Columbus.
As a UTeach participant, you’ll explore teaching first-hand, learn valuable teaching skills, and develop a deeper understanding of math and science. Columbus State faculty members and educational mentors guide you through every step of the program. After passing required state certification exams, you’ll be qualified to teach in middle school or high school.
Go beyond basic math skills. Discover how math reinvents the communication of ideas, reimagines the relationships between objects, and transforms abstract data into visual solutions. Take the next step in your education with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Columbus State University.
When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree, you’ll be prepared for advanced study or a broad range of careers including:
- Aerospace engineer
- Data analyst
- Financial analyst
- Teacher / Professor / Lecturer
Please see our academic catalog for additional information about this degree's requirements.
The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics features a traditional, rigorous plan of study designed to expose the student to a broad range of mathematics at a level sufficient for graduate studies in math or statistics.
Applied Mathematics Concentration
The Applied Math Concentration prepares you for a career in industry. The student in Applied Math may select from two preparation tracks - actuarial science and statistics.
Secondary Education Concentration
The BS in Mathematics - Secondary Education Track provides a sound foundation in mathematics, as well as course work necessary for teaching certification at the secondary level. As a part of UTeach Columbus, this program stresses early field experiences, inquiry- based lessons, and highly engaged instruction. Education coursework focuses directly on math and science classroom settings.
Please see our admissions page for any general admission requirements or the academic catalog for any degree-specific admission requirements.
Tuition and Fees
Value matters at CSU. We strive to make all programs attainable and affordable for every student.
From state scholarships to federal student aid, we’re here to help you take advantage of every educational resource.