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Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

USA

What will I learn?

Wichita State’s Bachelor of Arts (BA) in mathematics offers you the flexibility to tailor your degree to fit your future goals. The degree is good preparation for graduate-level study and can open doors to a variety of high-paying, high-demand careers in government and the private sector.

Curriculum

You’ll start by completing six core courses and go on to choose additional courses, based on your interests, for a total of 24 credit hours of mathematics.

Core mathematics courses include:

  • Intro to the History of Mathematics
  • Intro to Advanced Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Advanced Calculus I
  • Numerical Methods
  • Differential Equations 1

Applied Learning

Students in the BA in mathematics program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by completing one of the following:

  • The student completes a thesis.
  • The student attends a conference and presents at least a poster.
  • The student performs outreach in the local school district.
  • The student does a presentation in a venue involving members of the community, such as the Science Expo at Keeper of the Plains, or through participation in Math Circle, or Pi Mu Epsilon, or Math Awareness.
  • The student carries out a research project followed by a seminar presentation.

Careers

Whether you want to pursue graduate study or enter the workforce, a mathematics degree from Wichita State will put you on track to success, leading to careers in a variety of fields, such as:

  • Government: mathematicians and statisticians
  • Healthcare: biostatisticians
  • Research and development
  • Insurance company actuaries
  • Education

Which department am I in?

Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$16,800.00 per year
USD $540.27 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 June 2023

Start date

17 January 2023, 21 August 2023

Venue

Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

1845 Fairmount Street,

WICHITA,

Kansas,

67260, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete high school (or will soon graduate from high school) are eligible to apply.

For international students

Students who have completed high school (or will soon graduate from high school) are eligible to apply

English proficiency may be demonstrated in the following ways:

  • Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): 72
  • Wichita State Institutional TOEFL (PBT): 530
  • IELTS Academic or IELTS Indicator overall band score: 6.0
  • PTE Academic: 49

Application deadline: Spring term - Sep 15 (Basic Service), Nov 01 (Standard Service), Dec 01 (Premium Service); Fall term - Apr 15 (Basic Service), Jun 01 (Standard Service), Jul 01 (Premium Service); Summer term - Feb 1 (Basic Service), Mar 01 (Standard Service), Apr 01 (Premium Service)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Wichita State University

Wichita State is a public university that offers high quality education, affordable tuition, and real-world experience.

  • One of the most affordable research universities in the U.S.
  • Over 225 majors to choose from across diverse colleges
  • Affiliates on campus offer research & job opportunities
  • Scholarship of USD 4,800+ for students with GPA of 3.0

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