# Mathematics

# Bachelor's Degree Program

Join a rigorous mathematics degree program that offers exciting opportunities for research and applied learning.

As a mathematics major at UAF, you can focus your study on mathematics, statistics or preparing to teach middle or high school math. You’ll also have opportunities to work with faculty on math and statistics research that’s directly connected to real-world issues, including projects specific to the Arctic.

Math teaches you problem solving and logical thinking skills you can apply to many different types of careers, including jobs in science, technology, engineering and more. Math is also a popular minor or double major for students in programs such as engineering and biology.

## What Is Mathematics?

Mathematics is the study of numbers, shapes and patterns. It’s the language of science and engineering, and the foundation upon which our understanding of the world is built.

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## Why Study Mathematics at UAF?

Earn your degree in mathematics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Here are some of the unique opportunities you can look forward to as a math major.

## What Can You Do With a Mathematics Degree?

Mathematics skills are important in many types of careers, making the mathematics degree a versatile option for students in diverse fields. Studies have found that almost 95% of workers use some form of math in their jobs.

One of our recent Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree graduates is an analyst with the National Security Agency. Others have gone on to teach math, continue with graduate study or pursue careers in a wide variety of fields.

## Mathematics Degree Requirements

The major in mathematics includes required courses in calculus, physics and linear algebra. You can concentrate your degree in mathematics or statistics, or focus on preparing to teach math at the middle or high school level.

## Bachelor’s Degree Programs Related to Mathematics

- Biological Studies
- Chemistry
- Physics

## Get Started on Your Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics

Take the next step toward earning your math degree. We have the resources to help you get started.