# Department of Math and Physics

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**Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Mathematics at Kansas Wesleyan University: **

**Adding up to success.**

Whether it’s using statistics to understand a societal problem or writing algorithms for a computer program, math gives you powerful tools for communication, comprehension and change.

As a Mathematics major at Kansas Wesleyan University, you will study math as part of KWU’s Christian liberal arts curriculum and learn how numbers inform everything from business and public policy to health care and the environment. You will also take classes and work on projects that will expose you to theoretical and applied mathematics as well as computer science.

Because of its flexibility, an undergraduate Mathematics degree from KWU can take you in many career directions, including medicine, law, actuarial science, information security.

**Mathematics program options**

Mathematics minor

Teacher Certification in Mathematics

**Why study Mathematics at KWU? One-plus-one individual attention!**

Mathematics majors at KWU have the opportunity to study in small classes, which ensures your questions get answered and you get the individualized mentoring necessary to make a good decision about your many career choices.

- Complete an undergraduate research project that culminates in a paper and presentation as part of your Mathematics Research class.
- Get involved in the Math and Physics Club where you will acquire leadership skills and develop your network.

**What can I do with a Mathematics degree from Kansas Wesleyan University? **

**Calculate the direction of your career!**

Mathematics graduates end up in a variety of careers, becoming project managers, customer account managers, actuaries and math teachers. Others go on to graduate programs as diverse as chemical engineering, business administration, computer science and mathematics.

**Add to your knowledge base in these Mathematics classes**

Calculus I, II, III

Intro to Mathematical Statistics

Mathematics Research

Discrete Mathematics

History and Philosophy of Mathematics and Science

Foundations of Computer Systems

Programming in C++

**Accreditation**

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools