Mathematics, BS

With a degree in mathematics, students learn more than just numbers. They learn rational and logical thought and benefit from a higher cognition level as they comprehend more and more complex mathematical theories.

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Program Intro

Mathematics is a truly versatile program, leaving students with many career options, including personal financial advising, market research, meteorology, and more.

58 Units

*54-58 units

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4 Concentrations
20 Required Major Courses

Why Study Mathematics at CBU?

At CBU, we are concerned with more than just providing the required coursework for students to be a skilled mathematician. We not only provide courses in calculus, differential equations, statistics and linear algebra, but we also truly care about our students and want to help them choose the right career. With a major in mathematics, students will learn skills and abilities that will enable them to serve God and our society in ways many people can’t.

What You'll Learn

Program Details

MAT 473: Abstract Algebra I

An introduction to the structure of algebraic systems. 

MAT 310: Differential Equations

Methods of solution of ordinary differential equations with some applications to geometry and physics.

MAT 443: Introduction to Real Analysis

An introduction to real analysis and topology covering the completeness of the real numbers, sequences, limits, continuity, uniform continuity, and more.

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  • Advanced Studies in Mathematics Concentration
  • Applied Mathematics Concentrations
  • General Studies in Mathematics Concentration
  • Secondary Mathematics Education Concentration

Linn Carothers, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Office Phone: 951-343-4961
Office Location: James Building, 472

Robert Willett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics
Department Chair, Mathematical Sciences

Office Location: James 475

Jazmine Perez

Before, I thought I wanted to be a high school math teacher, but one of my professors told me, "You will be a Dr. one day," and ever since then, I have had overwhelming peace about what my future holds. I am currently a third year PhD student.

Jazmine Perez '19

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Travis Smiley

My professors cared about my success and were willing to go above and beyond to help me get to where I am today. My program helped me discover that I wanted be a professor so I can impact my future students in the same ways my professors did for me.

Travis Smiley '20

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Career Possibilities

Mathematics majors can apply their field of study to a variety of careers. Some careers listed below may require further education.

  • Teacher
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Accountant
  • Financial Advisor
  • Network Administrator

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Join our community. At CBU, you’ll be challenged to become an individual whose skills, integrity, and sense of purpose glorify God and distinguish you in the world.