# Concentrations

Note that modifications to these requirements are subject to departmental approval. See the concentration advisor for more details.

### Mathematics Major

#### Applied Mathematics

Mathematical modeling in the physical and social sciences.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Nature of the Work: Mathematician

Analysis I; Advanced Linear Algebra; Numerical Analysis; Computational Mathematics; and three other 400 level MA/ST courses.

#### General Program

This concentration offers a survey of many areas of mathematics and is the option that offers the most flexibility in courses. Consequently, it is the option that is most suited to students who wish to study abroad.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Nature of the Work: Mathematician

Analysis I; Algebraic Structures I; at least one of Analysis II, Complex Analysis, or Algebraic Structures II; and four other 400 level MA/ST courses.

#### Pure Mathematics

University and College teaching, academic and industrial research.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Nature of the Work: Mathematician

Analysis I,II; Algebraic Structures I,II; and three other 400 level MA/ST courses.

#### Secondary Education

Mathematics teachers at the middle school and secondary level - very much in demand.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Nature of the Work: Teacher

Analysis I; Algebraic Structures I; Geometry; Analysis II or Algebraic Structures II or Complex Analysis or Advanced Linear Algebra; one other 400 level MA/ST courses; secondary education requirements.

### Statistics Major

#### Actuarial Science

The statistics of the insurance field, life insurance, and casualty insurance.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Nature of the Work: Actuaries

Elements of Statistical Theory I,II; Experimental Research Methods; R Computing and Survival Analysis; Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (EC102 &103); Financial Accounting (AC 201); Financial Management (FI 320); four other approved advanced ST/MA courses. Concentrators are required to take SAS Laboratory.

#### Statistical Science

Graduate study in statistics, biostatistics, consulting statistician to government and industry.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Nature of the Work: Statistician

Statistical Theory I; Experimental Research Methods; Statistical Theory II or Experimental Design; R Computing and Survival Analysis; and four other approved advanced ST/MA courses. Concentrators are required to take SAS Laboratory.