Bachelors - Mathematics

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If you are seeking an education that could help you further develop or enhance your knowledge of math and help you build skills for math-related careers in various types of industries, then you might find that Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics is the program for you. Read on for more information about this online bachelor's degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The curriculum of Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics program focuses on introductory and advanced topics in algebra, calculus, and related areas such as statistics and analysis. In major courses, you will have the opportunity to study integration techniques, variables, trigonometry, mathematical proofs, abstract concepts, computer programming, linear equations, and coding theories. Program coursework also addresses how to apply mathematical concepts and problem solving techniques to many areas including business and economics. Courses in statistics and technical writing are included in the program. Topics addressed in elective courses include math education, teaching strategies, and problem solving techniques in management.

What are the Prerequisites?

Prior to enrolling in Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics program, you should have strong problem solving and analytical skills. An academic background in mathematics is helpful. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

What are the Course Requirements?

Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics program requires that you complete 120 credits to earn this degree. This credit total reflects 30 credits in the major area of study, 36 credits in electives, and 45 credits in general education and required coursework.

Required Courses

Course NumberCourse Title
MAT 210Calculus I
MAT 240Applied Statistics
PHL 214Formal Logic
GEO 200World Geography
Select one of the following:
COM 341Technical Writing
ENG 330Nonfiction Writing Workshop

Mathematics Major Courses

Course NumberCourse Title
MAT 211Calculus II
MAT 229Mathematical Proof and Problem Solving
MAT 230Discrete Mathematics
MAT 300Regression Analysis
MAT 315Abstract Algebra
MAT 350Applied Linear Algebra
MAT 370Basic Real Analysis
MAT 380Error-correcting Codes
Select two of the following:
MAT 361Geometry for Teachers
MAT 440 Math Education Research and Practice
MAT 450History of Math and Math Education
QSO 320Introduction to Management Science

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics program, you could pursue entry-level positions in nearly any type of industry. In addition to teaching math at the elementary, middle, or high-school level, you could also seek other math-related jobs in accounting, banking, computer programming, or manufacturing.

Positions you could pursue include:

  • Math Teacher
  • Actuary
  • Bookkeeper

Advanced Degrees

As a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics program, you might choose to continue your education by enrolling in a graduate degree program. A master's degree is crucial for those seeking career advancement to administrative or supervisory positions in education or business.

Master's degrees that you could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Arts in Mathematics
  • Master of Arts in Statistics
  • Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics