Degree Awarded: B.S. in Mathematics
The department offers a Bachelor of Science in mathematics with three tracks. While all mathematics majors complete a common core of courses that ensures the student has a broad knowledge of mathematics, students can follow their interests by choosing from one of three required tracks:
In a recent Forbes magazine article, mathematics was listed among the Most Valuable College Majors. NKU graduates in mathematics and statistics have gone on to become:
Working on research projects is a great way to get valuable experience. Having such experiences demonstrates to employers and graduate schools a graduate’s ability to complete a major assignment, to work independently and/or through collaboration, to analyze and synthesize information, and to write and speak persuasively.
A key objective of the research is to show students that exposure to mathematics and statistics can provide them with the skills to solve problems in a wide range of fields. Many students are asked to present their findings at professional meetings and some co-author papers.