MathematicsBachelor of Arts

“I have always wanted to be a teacher,” said Natalie Valla ‘18. “I know that many students struggle with math, and I want to do everything I can to make the subject easier to understand and more enjoyable for students.”

A mind for numbers

Math is everywhere, from the spiral of a shell to the timing of a symphony, and it is integral to everything around us. As a mathematics major at the University of New Haven, you’ll apply math’s universal language to your area of interest.

Through the B.A. program, you will:
Be positioned to pursue a double major in a field such as engineering, science, business or economics, in order to expand your skill set and enhance your marketability
Through the B.S. program, you will:
Prepare for a wide variety of careers, such as being a computer consultant, statistical analyst, scientific research analyst, product manager, educator, or business manager

Learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

Envision Your Future

The information below is designed to show the many possible careers you could pursue with your major. The research is provided by Encoura, the leading research and advisory firm focused exclusively on higher education. It includes median national salaries and industry growth projections over the next decade. Click here to view the full report.

$80K

Statistical Data Analyst

29% Growth 2017-2027

$105K

Mathematician

17% Growth 2017-2027

$100K

Actuarial Assistant

16% Growth 2017-2027

Innovative Courses

  • Number Theory

    This course will provide students with a grounding in the study of number theory. Topics include: quadratic reciprocity, Gaussian integers and Fermat’s two square theorem, quadratic integers, Hurwitz integers and four square theorem, quadratic fields and their integers.

  • Math Modeling

    Problem solving through mathematical model building. Emphasis on applications of mathematics to the social, life and managerial sciences. Topics are selected from probability, graph theory, Markov processes, linear programming, optimization, game theory, simulation.

  • Techniques in Applied Mathematics

    Techniques in applied analysis including Fourier series; orthogonal functions such as Bessel functions, Legendre polynomials, Chebychev polynomials, Laplace and Fourier transforms; product solutions of partial differential equations and boundary value problems.

  • Complex Variables

    For mathematics, science and engineering students. Review of elementary functions and Euler forms; holomorphic functions, Laurent series, singularities, calculus of residues, contour integration, maximum modulus theorem, bilinear and inverse transformation, conformal mapping, and analytic continuation.

  • Full List of Courses for Mathematics

    The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics, check out the Academic Catalog:

    Mathematics, B.A.

    Mathematics, B.S.

    Mathematics Minor

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