Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Mathematics


  • Mathematicians analyze data and create models to help solve problems in government, business, engineering and other fields.
  • Mathematics is a field unlike any other. It provides a foundation for organized and critical thinking that prepares you for any career.
  • The job outlook for UToledo math graduates is bright. Four of the top 10 professions in 2019 were math-intensive, according to "The Best Jobs of 2019" from CareerCast.com. Careers that involve high levels of math and statistics typically pay well and rank highly in terms of opportunity and job satisfaction.

Mathematics is an essential science and is becoming more and more useful in today's increasingly complex world. The majority of students in our program go on to graduate school or other professional degree programs. Those who enter the job market find positions in a wide variety of fields.

Degree Requirements

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Mathematics with concentrations in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics.

The B.A. in Mathematics requires 124 credit hours total. Students must complete MATH 1840 (or MATH 1860), MATH 1890 (or MATH 2890), MATH 2850 and MATH 2190 (or MATH 3190) and follow one of the concentrations shown. A minimum of 35 credits of MATH courses, including those in a specific B.A. concentration, must be completed. In addition, 18 hours of course work in a specific related area must be included.

Pure Mathematics
    • The following are required: MATH 2860, MATH 4330, MATH 4820 and MATH 4880.
    • Select two of the following: MATH 4300, MATH 4450, MATH 4540, MATH 4830 or MATH 4340.
    • One advanced MATH elective course for 3 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level approved by the advisor.
Applied Mathematics
    • The following are required: MATH 3320 (or 4330), 2860, 4300 (or 4350), 4880 (or 4820).
    • Select one of the following two-semester sequences: MATH 4710 and 4720 or 4740 and 4750.
    • One advanced MATH elective course for 3 credits at the 3000 or 4000, level approved by the advisor.
Statistics
    • The following courses are required: MATH 3610, MATH 3620, MATH 4350, MATH 4600, MATH 4610, MATH 4680 and MATH 4690.
View B.A. in Mathematics Requirementsfull list in the UToledo Course Catalog

View B.A. in Mathematics Sample Plan of Studyin the UToledo Course Catalog

Last Updated: 8/11/20