Math

Mathematics B.A.

Program Overview: 

Immaculata’s faculty members help students understand the beauty and power of mathematics and make use of the discipline’s problem-solving potential.

This program will help you develop clear reasoning and systematic thought. The setting of the program within a liberal arts tradition provides an overall preparation for life that is both broad and versatile, allowing you to pursue a career in math or science or to earn a graduate degree.

The program is designed to produce graduates who are proficient in:

  • Mathematical problem-solving in fields such as business, accounting, and economics
  • Linear and exponential modeling
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Linear, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions
  • Mathematical proofs, differential equations, probability, and derivatives
  • Strategies for teaching math, for students pursuing an education certification
Program Highlights: 

You can participate in professional and social activities sponsored by the Mathematics/Computing Sciences/Physics Department, such as:

  • Seminars led by mathematicians and IT professionals
  • Membership in professional organizations
  • Research projects with faculty members
  • Trips to local conferences
  • Game nights
  • End-of-the-year picnic

Scholarships are available for community college students interested in a bachelor's degree in mathematics, computing sciences, or information technology. For more information, please visit Immaculata's STEM Scholars Program.

Career Potential: 

Majoring in mathematics will open doors for employment in a variety of areas, including industry, government, banking, business, or academia. A degree in mathematics equips you to work in a number of careers:

  • Financial analyst
  • Systems analyst
  • Database analyst/modeler
  • Software engineer/developer
  • Statistician
  • Researcher
  • Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Engineer
  • Teacher
Internships: 

Students have participated in a variety of internal and external professional experiences:

  • Vanguard
  • Chester County’s Information Technology Action Group (ITAG)
  • Immaculata University’s Office of Technology Services
  • Villa Maria Academy Lower School
Learning Outcomes: 
  • Apply systematic, orderly, and exact habits of thought when solving problems
  • Apply the power of reasoning to analyze situations
  • Understand the role of mathematics in shaping the future
  • Lay the foundation for lifelong learning by revisiting essential concepts and renewing skills needed for future work and study



This Program is Offered
In the following :

Locations: 
More Information: 
Dr. Mary Elizabeth “M.E.” Jones, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Associate Professor of Mathematics/Computer Science/Information Technology
610-647-4400 ext. 3254
 

 

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