Undergraduate – Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

A Mathematics degree at Kennesaw State University can provide you with the training you need to develop problem-solving skills, critical and quantitative thinking, and logical argument. The coursework also provides a solid foundation for analytical, geometrical, and numerical methods for real-world problems. These highly valued skills can be applied in numerous career fields, including technology, engineering, education, and other industries.

This math major is highly customizable based on your interests. In addition to a core set of mathematics courses, you will also choose and complete a concentration or minor that will prepare you for continued graduate study or employment in various mathematics and statistics-related fields.  Concentrations for the KSU Math major include:

  • Discrete Mathematics and Operations Research
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Statistics

A degree in Mathematics from Kennesaw State prepares you to enter a variety of industries. Suppose you have a passion for Mathematics and want to develop your knowledge and skills further. In that case, the Department of Mathematics offers a comprehensive curriculum and many resources, including workshops and outreach programs to help you reach your career goals.

Additionally, you may desire to pursue graduate studies and chase your dream of becoming a math teacher by applying to Kennesaw State’s Secondary Mathematics (MAT) program.

Mathematics Salary and Career Information

*Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics and O*Net Online

Mathematics Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Career Flexibility – Our curriculum will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the Mathematical principles used in different industries and job roles. You will learn skills that employers often cite as “most valued” in prospective employees: problem-solving and critical thinking.
  • Research Opportunities – As an undergraduate student, you will have many opportunities to participate in Mathematics research. Faculty-led research includes work in the Discrete Mathematics, Differential Equations and Analysis, and Applied Mathematics subdisciplines. This research involvement is an ideal way to gain expertise in specific areas of Mathematics that match your unique career interests.
  • Networking and Engagement – You can connect with the Math community, on and off-campus, through our resources, including hosted seminars, workshops, conferences, and outreach programs. Other networking opportunities include student organizations, like Kennesaw Women in Mathematics (KWIM) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), and events like the two-day STEM Job & Internship Fair held twice a year.

Department Contact Information

Kennesaw State University
Department of Mathematics

Marietta Campus
850 Polytechnic Lane, MD #9085
Marietta, GA 30060

Sean Ellermeyer
Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Professor of Mathematics

Email: sellerme@kennesaw.edu
Phone: (470) 578-6129



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