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Infinite Possibilities through Mathematics, Science, and Technology

Mathematics is a key component to many different disciplines, and an Interdisciplinary Mathematics degree can enhance your mathematical and technical knowledge and allow you to pursue a variety of careers. The Interdisciplinary Mathematics curriculum focuses on solving problems and understanding how things connect.

Your education in mathematical concepts and tools will strengthen your ability to interpret the world around you, analyze situations, and solve problems. Foundational mathematics requirements consist of basic and advanced courses in calculus, statistics, and algebra, and you can also choose electives in computer science, chemistry, or physics.

The flexibility of the program allows you to pursue a career in actuarial science, data science, accounting, finance, the sciences, and many other fields.

Get on track for these careers

  • Financial Analyst/Financial Advisor
  • Scientist (Environmental, Chemistry, Biology, Physics)
  • Data Scientist
  • Biostatistician
  • Actuary
  • Computer Programmer
  • Sports Analytics 
  • Computational Scientist
  • Logistics
  • Medical Doctor
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Earn Actuarial Science Certificate

Actuaries work for insurance companies in risk management and value assessment. At Taylor, students can earn a certificate in Actuarial Science, where you take the first two required exams to become an actuary while pursuing your major. You can start your sophomore year, mentored by experienced faculty as you study the additional information necessary. All majors are welcome to pursue becoming an actuary, including Finance, Accounting, and other related fields.

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Mathematics—Interdisciplinary Curriculum & Degree Options

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

Liberal Arts Foundational Core

A Taylor liberal arts education will prepare you to live and work in a fast-changing world. It also goes a step further: laying a strong spiritual foundation that cultivates wisdom. You’ll become 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.

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