Mathematics majors may choose between concentrations in mathematics or statistics. The mathematics concentration includes traditional coursework in algebra and analysis as well as the option of taking courses in applied mathematics.
The statistics concentration is designed for students interested in working on applied problems that require analysis of statistical data arising in the industry.
The mathematics program offers a rigorous curriculum based on the recommendations of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Mathematics majors may choose between concentrations in mathematics or statistics.
Students from other disciplines wishing to minor in Math could do so by taking 20-21 hours of mathematics coursework.
The Bachelor in Science in Mathematics affords career opportunities in education, finance, engineering, manufacturing, scientific computing, accounting and other research-oriented fields. Alumni often return to the USC Upstate campus to recruit Math and Computer Science students for employment – a true testament to the experience the department’s faculty continue to give students.
The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science has established internship programs through the Career Center and with major corporations in the Upstate. Students in their senior year are strongly encouraged to seek internship opportunities at one of the many partnering corporations such as BMW Manufacturing, Michelin and Milliken.