Math-Physics Department WebsiteThe major in Mathematics introduces students to a field whose origins date from the dawn of history and whose ever-increasing pervasiveness and importance in science, engineering, business and finance renders it a veritable master-key to our understanding of the world about us. The degree in mathematics opens many doors to students upon graduation, to a job in business, industry or government, to certification as a teacher, to graduate study in mathematics, statistics and computer science, among many other fields, or to a professional school such as in business or law. Moreover, the major in mathematics serves as a gateway not only to a job and career, but also to a world where logic and imagination combine to create timeless beauty and truth.
To complete the mathematics major, a minimum of 120 credits is required, the last 30 of which must be earned at La Roche College. The required course work consists of:
- 46 credits of Mathematics courses
- 8 credits of Physics courses
- 34 credits CORE Curriculum courses
- 32 credits of General Electives