Mathematics is one of the great unifying themes in our modern culture. It is a language, a science, an art form and a tool of tremendous power.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics seeks to introduce students to this vast area of knowledge and to show them how mathematics can be used to solve problems.
A major in mathematics can lead to many satisfying careers, including teaching and research. Mathematics ranks in the top 10 of the highest starting salaries for someone with a bachelor’s degree.
The B.S. degree in mathematics program offers several concentrations:
Math majors are asked to consider carefully the career objectives they wish to pursue after graduation. A focused career objective can suggest a special choice for the minor or concentration and may also suggest whether a co-op experience would be useful. Faculty who serve as academic advisers for majors can discuss choices and concentrations that are available to majors.
Georgia State University is an enterprising urban public research institution in Atlanta,
the leading cultural and economic center of the Southeast.
With six campuses throughout metro Atlanta, the university provides its world-class faculty and more than 52,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities.
A national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds, Georgia State provides a rich experience with award-winning housing, hundreds of student clubs and organizations, and one of the most diverse student bodies in the country.
Students, faculty and alumni enjoy a unique campus personality and culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication and perseverance.