Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Department of Mathematics

Southeastern's Mathematics program gives students the opportunity to develop their analytical thinking, quantitative reasoning and problem-solving skills, preparing them to succeed in graduate school or in a variety of careers in business, industry, government or teaching. Students in the program develop computational skills using a variety of scientific software and technology; enhance their communication skills allowing them to access, disseminate and analyze mathematical information; and receive a well-rounded introduction to the main branches of modern mathematics, maintaining an appropriate balance between theoretical and applied mathematics.

Career Information

Types of Jobs

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial science
  • Computer systems
  • Consulting
  • Finance and insurance
  • Industrial engineering
  • Industrial mathematics
  • Information technology
  • Middle school or high school education
  • Operations research
  • Software engineering
  • Statistics

Types of Employers

  • Community Colleges
  • Consulting firms
  • Corporations
  • Financial institutions
  • High Schools
  • Middle Schools
  • Technology firms
  • Universities

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Research experiences available for advanced students

  • Internationally recognized faculty research in abstract algebra, partial differential equations, numerical analysis, linear algebra, and mathematics education. 

  • Small class sizes in upper-level courses provide students with individualized attention

  • Departmental Scholarships and internships with leading business and local government agencies available.
  • Honors curriculum and Honors mathematics courses at the introductory level

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Total semester hours required: 120

CONCENTRATIONS

  • Business/Actuarial Science
  • Industrial Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Scientific Computing

MINORS

  • Mathematics

  • Scientific Computing

RELATED DEGREES

  • B.S. in Computer Science

  • B.S. in Physics

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Pi Mu Epsilon

  • Women in Technology

  • Integration Bee
  • Calculus Jeopardy

Contact Information

Dr. Tim Hudson

thudson@southeastern.edu

985-549-2175

Mailing address: SLU 10687, Hammond, LA 70402

Department of Mathematics, SLU #10687

On-campus address: Fayard Hall, Room 308

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