Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mathematics


  • Solve real-world problems that arise in business, industry and government.
  • Perform research with world-class faculty in the math department.
  • Intern in business, industry and government - locally and around the U.S.
  • 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 Science (B.S.) in Mathematics with concentrations in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, data science and computer science.

The B.S. 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 38 credits of MATH courses, including those in a specific B.S. concentration, must be completed. In addition, 26 hours of course work in a specific related area must be included.

Pure Mathematics
    • The following courses are required: MATH 2860, MATH 4330, MATH 4820 and MATH 4880.
    • Select one of the following: MATH 4300, MATH 4450 or MATH 4540.
    • Select one of the following: MATH 4830 or MATH 4340.
    • Two advanced MATH courses for 6 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level, approved by the advisor.
Applied Mathematics
    • The following courses are required: MATH 3320 (or MATH 4330), MATH 2860, MATH 4300 (or MATH 4350) and MATH 4820 (or MATH 4880).
    • Select one of the following two-semester sequences: MATH 4710 and 4720 or MATH 4740 and MATH 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.
    • One advance MATH elective course for 3 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level, approved by the advisor.
Actuarial Science
    • The following courses are required: MATH 2860, MATH 3610, MATH 3620, MATH 4620, MATH 4680, MATH 4690, MATH 4760 and MATH 4770.
    • The related area courses should include the following: ECON 1150, ECON 1200, BUAD 1020, BUAD 2040, BUAD 2050, BUAD 3040, FINA 3600 and INFS 3150.
Computer Science
    • The following courses are required: MATH 2860, MATH 4380, MATH 4710, MATH 3320 (or MATH 4330) and MATH 4820 (or MATH 4880).
    • Select one of the following: MATH 4350 or MATH 4720.
    • Two advanced MATH courses for 6 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level, approved by advisor.
    • The related area courses should include a total of 18 hours in EECS courses from EECS 1100 - EECS 4990. At least two of these courses should be from EECS 2500 or the 3000 or 4000 level, approved by advisor.
Data Science
    • The following courses are required: MATH 1980, MATH 2860, MATH 3610, MATH 3620, MATH 4350, MATH 4600, MATH 4610, MATH 4640, MATH 4680, MATH 4690 and MATH 4940.
    • The related course areas should include the following: PHIL 1010, EECS 1510, EECS 2500, EECS 2510, EECS 2520, EECS 4560, EECS 4690, EECS 4740 and EECS 4750.
View B.S. in Mathematics Requirementsfull list in the UToledo Course Catalog

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

Last Updated: 8/11/20