Studying mathematics is great preparation for a wide variety of career options. You aren't just learning about numbers and equations. The technical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills you need as a math major can be applied to many different fields...from teaching to insurance to data analysis. You'll find the skills you acquire at Grand View will add up to an amazing career.
Whether you want to put your math skills to work right after graduating or start graduate school, you'll be ready. Our recent graduates are working in the following jobs:
What Can I Do With This Major?
These courses will be counted in computing the 2.2 GPA required for this major.
A student seeking Iowa Teaching Endorsement #143 is required to take MATH 301, Modern Geometries, 3 credits, MATH 331, Linear Algebra, 3 credits or MATH 335, Introduction to Abstract Algebra, 3 credits, and MATH 340, Discrete Computational Structures, 3 credits.
A student in the Pre-Engineering program is required to take MATH 322, Introduction to Differential Equations, 3 credits, Math 351, Introduction to Numerical Analysis, 4 credits, and PHYS 250, Statics and Properties of Materials, 3 credits.
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Eric Hart • Editor and contributing author for Teaching and Learning Discrete Mathematics in the School Curriculum Worldwide, Springer, 2017. Co-chair of a conference-within-a-conference on discrete mathematics at the quadrennial International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13), Hamburg, Germany, July 2016. Co-author of Transition to College Mathematics and Statistics, and Core-Plus Mathematics: Contemporary Mathematics in Context.
Dr. Craig Erickson • Assistant professor of mathematics, co-authored the research paper, "Rainbow arithmetic progressions" in Journal of Combinatorics, published by International Press. Dr. Erickson also co-organized the mini-symposium "Combinatorial Matrix Theory" and gave an invited talk at the 20th Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society, which took place in Leuven, Belgium, in July 2016.
Mathematics is a field that many people shy away from, but there are some who had a passion for numbers and making discoveries regarding equations, measurements, and other numerical solutions in history. Use your mathematical abilities to make your mark on the world.
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