B.S. & B.A. Majors and Minor

Why Study Mathematics at the University of Minnesota?

Our undergraduate programs offer students a solid education based on long-standing traditions and state-of-the-art facilities. Mathematics students benefit from on-campus programs and centers, research opportunities, and award-winning faculty. The School of Mathematics is highly ranked both nationally and internationally. Undergraduate major programs provide a comprehensive background in mathematics, rooted in either a strong STEM background (B.S. Mathematics) or a broad liberal arts education (B.A. Mathematics).

A Career in Mathematics Starts Here!

School of Mathematics alumni go on to highly selective graduate programs, have numerous career options, and are sought out by prestigious companies. Students have opportunities for guided research, internships, and other vital real-world experience.

View "What can I do with a Math major?" to see the industries, employers, and careers that our Math alumni have pursued after graduation. The American Mathematical Society (AMS) mathematics career exploration page also gives numerous links to career ideas incorporating mathematics! 


Undergraduate degree options include:

Compare the degree requirements for the B.S. Mathematics and the B.A. Mathematics

Specializations for both the B.S. Mathematics and the B. A. Mathematics:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Computer Applications
  • Mathematical Biology - either a Genomics or a Physiology emphasis
  • Mathematics Education
  • No Specialization

Students can also pursue:

See also information about advising and major or minor declaration!