Mathematics Major

Discover what you can learn and where a mathematics major can take you.

The mathematics program offers the quality education you would expect from a large university with the feel of a small one. Professors work closely with students to ensure they get the best education possible. Our graduates are very successful in their careers and in earning graduate fellowships from many of the bestknown mathematics departments in the country.



  • Working on challenging puzzles and problems
  • Modeling real world problems using mathematics
  • Solving complicated problems involving critical thinking
  • Understanding how and why things work
  • Using appropriate technology to solve problems

icon Learn

  • Gain an understanding of mathematics
  • Recognize patterns
  • Determine connections
  • Analyze situations
  • Teach mathematics to a diverse group of students


  • Actuary
  • Computer analyst
  • Cryptologist
  • Mathematician
  • Numerical analyst
  • Operations research analyst
  • Professor/teacher
  • Statistician

iconCareer Opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to a wide variety of careers with business and organizations such as:

  • Merced College
  • Blue Shield
  • E. & J. Gallo Winery
  • Turlock Irrigation District
  • Costco
  • Stockton Unified School District
  • Emanuel Medical Center
  • Risk Management Solutions
  • Sylvan Learning Center

icon Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Subject Matter Preparation Program in Mathematics
  • Concentration in mathematics for the liberal studies major
  • Mathematics minor

Mathematics Student


"Teaching math was always what I wanted to do. Math is my favorite subject and I hope to help others see math the way I do."

Daniel Rivas
Mathematics Student