Mathematics

Major/Minor

A Formula for Life

With a degree in Mathematics from Taylor University, you will learn to take in the world around you and translate what you see into practical problem-solving skills. Explore Mathematics as an analytical or artistic form, challenging yourself to pursue wisdom and logic and make calculated, wise decisions across a variety of situations.

The Matrix of Mathematics

Our Mathematics curriculum will develop your understanding of theoretical and applied mathematics, including calculus, statistics, and other mathematical applications. You will become a competent and creative problem-solver, theorist, and critical analyst. Combine your technical skills with the fields of chemistry, physics, technology, and business through applied advanced mathematics courses.

Minor in Mathematics

By choosing a mathematics minor, you can strengthen your analytic and problem-solving skills and develop your understanding of complex mathematical concepts. Personalize your degree through a variety of foundational math courses and electives. A Mathematics minor pairs well with majors in Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, or Engineering.

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Nate Kirsch
Class of 2011
Taylor fostered a love for math for me. It pushed and challenged me far beyond the level I had been pushed in high school. The math department is rigorous but also supportive, so I felt challenged yet also equipped to take on anything.

Mathematics Curriculum & Degree Options

Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog here.

Foundational Core

The Foundational Core is the key to Taylor’s total education. These classes will give you a big-picture view of how your calling connects with God's purpose for your life, engaging with ideas that will demonstrate how God has given you certain talents and skills to bring healing to the world. Each student who completes the Foundational Core emerges as a well-versed individual, equipped with critical thinking skills, a lifelong love of learning, and an appreciation for God's creation.

View Foundational Core Curriculum.

Which Bachelor’s Degree Should I Choose?

Mathematics majors have the option to choose between a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Science with Systems degree. The degree you choose depends on your career interests.

Our Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics degree option would prepare you to enter graduate school and take the next step toward becoming a professional mathematician, pursuing graduate study in mathematics, computer science, or physics. Some mathematic majors even use their degrees to pursue law school, medical school, and seminary.

Our Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Systems pairs the problem-solving skills developed by a mathematics degree with the Taylor’s innovative Systems program. Similar to Operations Research, this flexible degree can lead you toward a career in actuarial science, statistics, or any business field using data and technology. Students gain preparation for current job markets through a practicum and coursework focused on modern applications.

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