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The mathematics program at Benedictine guides each student to develop outstanding mathematical reasoning and problem-solving skills.

Our majors study under experienced faculty who have doctoral degrees in the areas of applied mathematics, functional analysis, hyperbolic geometry, abstract algebra, biomathematics and statistics. Our flexible curriculum allows students to tailor their coursework to their passions and specific career interests. That could mean preparing for graduate school by taking a course load that is heavy in mathematical theory or aiming for a career in business by focusing on statistics and the theory of interest. Our program is also set up so students can easily add a minor or double major, making them even more competitive as they enter the workforce.

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Students in the Mathematics program have the opportunities to:

Have flexibility in choosing a career, as jobs for math majors can be found in every job market.
Prepare to take the first two exams required toward fellowship in the Society of Actuaries with the actuarial science concentration.
Do student research as early as the end of their freshman year. As seniors, students complete capstone research projects with faculty members and gain real-world experience by presenting them publicly
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What Our Graduates Have Done With This Degree

Mathematics Alumni

Our alumni have gone on to work at companies like Google LLC, Allstate Insurance Co., State Farm Insurance, Aon plc, US Foods, The Segal Group Inc. and Scientific Games Corp.; teach at area high schools and middle schools; and earn their Ph.D.s from Purdue University, The University of Iowa, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Arizona State University.

Available Concentration

  • Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science students are encouraged to minor in one of the following areas: Accounting, Business and Economics, Economics, Finance, International Business and Economics, Management and Organizational Behavior or Marketing.

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A Breadth of Opportunity

Candidates with an undergraduate degree in math also average in the top scoring groups on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and Graduate Record Examinations (GRE).