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College of Science
Department of Mathematics
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics -Statistical
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UNIV 1101/1131 COMMUNICATION CORE CREATIVE ARTS CORE
4 CREDIT HOUR LANG. COURSE
4 CREDIT HOUR LANG. COURSE COMMUNICATION CORE SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL CORE
MATH 33XX+ELECTIVE APPROVED SCIENCE SEQUENCE
MATH 33XX+ELECTIVE APPROVED SCIENCE SEQUENCE
MATH 33XX+ELECTIVE CORE COMPONENT ADDITIONAL NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
MATH 4321 OR MATH 4335
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 124
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 or 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, the Ideas Center, or Supplemental Instruction.
Attend meetings of 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 and visit graduate schools, if appropriate.
Visit local industries, 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; 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 Mathematical and Statistical Information Effectively
Organize, Analyze, and Interpret Numerical Data
Proficiency for Accuracy and Detail
Construct Logical Arguments
Patience and Persistence
Work Independently or in Small Groups
Ability to Manipulate Precise and Intricate Ideas
Explore workforce skill development through on and off-campus activities
Engage with the UTA 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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