You enjoy tackling complex challenges. You’re not overwhelmed by details. You want to bring your critical thinking skills to the next level. Mathematics may be the major for you.
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The mathematics program at Utica College focuses on providing students with a strong foundation in quantitative analysis—knowledge that can be applied in a broad variety of fields, including some of the nation's most innovative professions. Mathematics majors work with an exceptionally accomplished faculty and have access to advanced learning technology, as well as opportunities for collaborative research and achievement.
Learn more about UC’s mathematics faculty.
The mathematics department of Utica College offers two concentrations for the major in mathematics. The General Mathematics Curriculum offers a sound foundation in pure and applied mathematics for those seeking careers in mathematical fields and those who plan to continue their study of higher mathematics in graduate school. The Concentration for Prospective Math Teachers is intended for those students who are preparing for careers teaching mathematics.
Each year the program fields a team in the Annual Putnam Mathematical Competition sponsored by the Mathematical Association of American (MAA).
The program also offers opportunities for undergraduates to present research conducted with the faculty at the Seaway Section meetings of the MAA, which are held twice a year.
Mathematics majors gain preparation for a broad range of career options, including communication engineering, computer programming, banking, insurance, market research, meteorology, teaching and much more. UC mathematics alumni have taken leadership positions at:
Choose either the general mathematics concentration or one for prospective mathematics teachers.