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College of Science
Department of Mathematics
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics -Applied Math
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UNIV 1101/1131 COMMUNICATION CORE SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL CORE
4 CREDIT HOUR LANG. COURSE
4 CREDIT HOUR LANG. COURSE LANGUAGE/PHILOSOPHY/CULTURE
MATH 33XX+ELECTIVE APPROVED SCIENCE SEQUENCE
APPROVED SCIENCE SEQUENCE
MATH 3321 OR MATH 3335 ADDITIONAL NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
MATH 4311 OR MATH 4312
MATH 3321 or MATH 3335
ADDITIONAL NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
CREATIVE ARTS CORE MATH 33XX+ELECTIVE
MATH SEQUENCE (MATH 4321 OR
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 123
Beginning the journey
Take UNIV-SC 1131-020, the Freshman Student Success course for math majors.
Enroll in a calculus or similar course, depending on level of preparation.
Become familiar with degree requirements for math majors.
Review the different math degree options: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with focus in Industrial and Applied Mathematics; Actuarial Science and Statistics; or UTEACH (secondary education).
Collaborate with advisor/professor to draft a four-year
pIan of studies.
Learn about student chapters of mathematical professional organizations: Actuarial Science Club; American Mathematical Society Graduate Chapter; Association for Women in Mathematics; Mathematical Association of America; Mid-Cities Math Circle; Pi Mu Epsilon Chapter; Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics; Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science.
Get to know math professors and their areas of research.
Join Honors College, if appropriate.
Look for summer internships or REU programs.
Consider a study abroad program.
Trailblazing the Path
Take MATH 3330 as soon as prerequisites are met.
Continue taking required courses.
Gear up for success in the Big Three: MATH 3300 (Intro to Proofs); MATH 3307 (Math Analysis I); MATH 3321 (Abstract Algebra I).
Explore avenues for participation in undergraduate research.
Inquire about opportunities for Service Learning.
Become a tutor in the Learning Resource Center, or the Ideas Center, or Supplemental Instruction.
Attend regularly meetings of the student organizations in mathematics.
Ask a professor to mentor you for undergraduate
Consider joining UTEACH program.
Become an officer of student organization.
Find opportunities to represent mathematics or the Mathematics Department in the broader community.
Present a poster at ACES.
Give a talk at the Texas MAA annual meeting.
Present a poster at the Joint MAA AMS meeting in January.
Familiarize yourself with the latest relevant software.
*You can ask your freshman advisor about what these requirements are
Complete degree requirements.
Apply for graduation.
Take GREs, if appropriate.
Collaborate with Lockheed Martin Career Development Center; participate in job fairs.
Put together resume highlighting all engagement activities.
Apply to and visit graduate schools, if appropriate.
Visit local industries, Lockheed Martin Career Development Center.
Apply for graduate school, if appropriate.
Do an undergraduate or Honors thesis.
Prepare a professional paper of your undergraduate research and submit to a journal.
Peer Academic Leadership
Global Mavericks Program
Language Exchange Program
Tutoring and coaching
Camps for high school students
Undergraduate Research Assistantship
Contact your professors for opportunities
Find your career
What career options do I have with this major?
Banking -Commercial and Regional
Government -Federal, State, Local
Custom Software Builders
Operations Research Analyst
Specialized Training Organizations
Wholesale and Retail Trade Firms
Creativity/Ingenuity: Synthesize existing ideas and concepts in innovative and creative ways to develop new ways of thinking or working and engage in divergent thinking and risk taking.
Critical Thinking: Analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems by using sound reasoning before forming a strategy, decision, or opinion.
Teamwork/Collaboration: Work within a team and foster collaborative relationships with peers and supervisors. Use interpersonal skills to demonstrate respect and dignity for others while working toward a common goal.
Abstract Formulation of Models
Communicate Ideas Clearly and Efficiently in a Variety of Mediums through Listening, Clarifying, and Responding Comprehensively
Organize, Analyze, and Interpret Numerical Data
Proficiency for Accuracy and Detail
Work Independently or in Small Groups
Explore workforce skill development through on and off-campus activities.
Engage with the UTA Lockheed Martin Career Development Center at uta.edu/careers.
Meet with a career consultant
Network with employers
Discover internships and co-ops
Apply for on-campus employment
Join Handshake, our career services platform
Participate in career development programs
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