Bachelor of Science
Mathematical Business majors learn from faculty in several disciplines, delving into real-world case studies and learning how various techniques in math, statistics and computer science can combine to solve problems. If you’ve ever been curious about why products are placed where they are in retail outlets, for example, you might fit quite well in the intersection of commerce and data.
Did You Know?
- Math-based careers are expected to grow 28% through the rest of this decade. That is appreciably faster than the national average of other occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Sample courses for students studying Mathematical Business include:
- Strategic Management
- Multivariate Statistics
- Legal Environment of Business
- Management Information Systems
- Organizational Behavior
Practical Experience & Skills
Mathematical Business is an interdisciplinary major offered jointly by the Schools of Business and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. As such, it draws from the strengths of these two disciplines, giving the students access to a wide variety of expertise and experiences that these two academic areas possess.
Students in this program will develop the following skills:
- Analytical reasoning
- Interpersonal skills
- Applying theory
- Reading graphs
- Quick thinking
- Conceptual ability
- Group cohesion
- Presentation ability
- Public speaking
Clubs & Organizations
Mathematical Business students participate in the following clubs and organizations:
- Dow Jones Club
- Sports Analytics Club
- Management Consulting Club
- Alpha Kappa Psi
- Marketing and Advertising Club
- Finance Club
Possible career paths include actuarial and management consulting professions as well as various staff positions in manufacturing, finance, marketing and information systems.
In addition to common careers in accounting and financial consulting, recent Mathematical Business majors have planned location sites for Chick-fil-A; worked in ocean freight logistics; and been human resources executives.
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