BS in Mathematics

A progressive bachelor of mathematics degree propelling you into the universe of numerical innovation.

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mathematics degree program at Houston Christian University is the ground floor on the journey to understanding the fundamental truths of our universe.

Through the rigorous exploration of mathematical theories, structures, and abstractions, we cultivate minds that seek not only solutions but wisdom.

Here, numbers are more than mere tools; they become guides in a relentless pursuit of knowledge, inspiring the questions that shape our world and the innovations that transform it.

Bachelor of Mathematics Degree Requirements

Coursework in our BS in Mathematics degree program combines both pure and applied mathematics with computer applications supporting today’s careers. Bachelor of Science degree requirements include core major courses, general education classes, and Community Life and Worship credits, for a total of 125 credits.

Degree Plan

Review the mathematics major requirements and degree plan.

Math Major Courses

Take courses including:

  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Introduction to Numerical Analysis
  • Advanced Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics

Math Minor

Mathematics courses are available to other programs, such as business, chemistry, education, engineering, and health professions, who are interested in adding a minor in mathematics to their degree.

Review requirements for the mathematics minor program.

What Can I Do With a BS in Mathematics From Houston Christian University?

Backed by applied knowledge of mathematics and the ability to interpret and manipulate numbers and data with technology, you will be a highly desired employee in virtually all occupations, sectors, and industries.

From finance to business consulting, data science to engineering, teaching to entrepreneurship, the accomplishments and challenges you face as a mathematics major prepare you for an incredible range of careers and further education.

Career Outcomes and Opportunities

In HCU’s mathematics major program, you’ll gain a robust knowledge base surrounded by brilliant peers and faculty with scientific and engineering backgrounds. This unique preparation environment equips you to pursue graduate study or careers in a range of business, government, education, and industry environments.

As a graduate of the bachelor’s in mathematics program, you may find employment in technological fields, such as computer science, engineering, statistics, and actuarial science. In non-technological roles, employers will value your demonstrated problem-solving abilities.

Learn more about job opportunities for mathematics majors.

Preparation for Professional Programs and Further Education

HCU’s BS in Mathematics degree program provides a solid foundation in mathematics if you wish to pursue:

  • Specialized engineering programs or graduate programs in education, business, engineering, and health
  • Teaching careers and certifications
  • Professional designations, such as Certified Public Accountant or actuary

If planning to continue your education after obtaining a bachelor’s from HCU by entering advanced professional training, benefit from specialized support and guidance on the path to success.

From health professions advising to assistance in pursuing specialized accounting or engineering programs, the Professional Experience Office helps you prepare for medical, dental, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and engineering school—and more.

Explore the Professional Experience Office (PXO) at the College of Science and Engineering.

Opportunities for Mathematics Majors

Honors Math Program

If you meet certain requirements and are ready to take on additional projects, qualifying for the mathematics departmental honors program will distinguish you with an exceptional academic record and a notation on your diploma. The Honors College at Houston Christian University exemplifies a dedication to endeavor closer to a purposeful, meaningful life.

Learn about the Honors College experience at HCU.

Undergraduate Research

As a student in HCU’s bachelor’s in mathematics degree program, you will discover real-world research initiatives, work on teams to produce new knowledge, and explore career possibilities in classrooms and through robust undergraduate research opportunities.

Explore science and engineering undergraduate research opportunities at Houston Christian University.

Tight-Knit Student Organizations

Forge deeper connections with other students and further your experience working with others toward a common goal. Discover the many honor societies, student-led clubs, and organizations, such as the Robotics and Engineering Organization.

Review science and engineering organizations and clubs across all of Houston Christian University.

Admissions and Aid

HCU welcomes first-year and transfer students to apply to the BS in Mathematics degree program.

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Become a Mathematics Major at Houston Christian University

Emerge from the BS in Mathematics program at HCU as an intellectual architect equipped with the analytical rigor and philosophical insight to navigate the complexities of an ever-changing and divinely created world.

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