Mathematics majors develop analytical and quantitative skills highly valued by employers.
The mathematics curriculum is both focused and flexible, with options that will prepare you for careers in government, business, industry and education, or further study in graduate or professional school.
The mathematics major offers four concentrations:
- Pure Mathematics Concentration — emphasizes abstract mathematics and is a good choice in preparation for graduate study
- Applied Mathematics Concentration — designed for students who wish to apply mathematics to problems in business and industry
- Actuarial Science and Risk Management Concentration — provides the necessary background and exam preparation for entry-level positions in the field of actuarial science
- Mathematics Secondary Education Concentration — prepares you to teach at the secondary level through the innovative Towson UTeach program
There are also two combined major options:
- Combined Major in Mathematics and Computer Science
- Combined Major in Mathematics and Computer Science with Security Track
Why Towson University?
- big-school resources with small-school attention
- highly individualized advising and extensive student support
- three active student mathematics clubs offering guest speakers and activities related to problem-solving and career preparation
- an Applied Mathematics Laboratory where select, advanced students work on research for a local industry or business