If you want to be fluent in a universal language, you should consider a mathematics bachelor's degree. At ENMU, we tailor your four-year degree program in mathematics to emphasize theoretical mathematics, applied mathematics, teaching of mathematics, statistics, or industrial mathematics and statistics, depending on your interest area. Our Mathematics Program includes the option for a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics.
The small class sizes for the mathematics courses you'll take at Eastern will give you the opportunity to really get to know your professors. Our faculty members are invested in your success and you'll receive the personal attention you need to be successful on campus or online. Department of Mathematical Sciences has established a reputable record with respect to student success.
Scholarships and Financial Assistance for Mathematics Majors
ENMU is committed to helping you defray the cost of your education. You'll find various avenues of financial assistance available: grants, loans, work-study are available through the Office of Financial Aid. ENMU also offers admission scholarships based on SAT and/or ACT scores. Once you are a student, there are available scholarships dedicated specifically to mathematics majors. Monetary awards are also available to current students for outstanding mathematical achievement.
Additionally, many Eastern New Mexico University students work part-time jobs on campus to help finance their education.
Career Opportunities for Math Degrees
When you have a degree in mathematics, you have the knowledge and training to pursue high demand careers; employment opportunities are extensive. Jobs you can get with a bachelor's in mathematics include:
- Game mathematician
- Operations researcher
- Functional analyst
A minor or double major in statistics or computer science will increase your opportunities.
Advanced Career Options
This degree also provides a foundation for careers that require additional certification or advanced degrees after you receive your bachelor's degree:
- Actuarial scientist – requires passing at least five certification examinations
- Other careers which require advanced degrees:
- Community college instructor
- University professor
- Quantitative analyst
- Mathematical modeler
Additional Mathematics Career Information
Resume and Job Placement Assistance
When you're ready to find a job after you earn your bachelor's degree in mathematics, ENMU's Office of Counseling and Career Services offers free job placement assistance to all ENMU students.
High School Courses
If you are interested in majoring in mathematics, you should include the following courses in your high school curriculum:
- Algebra I and II
Additional Mathematics Degree Information
You can find additional information about the Bachelor of Science or Arts in Mathematics degree, including the courses you will take when you're a mathematics major at Eastern.