Mathematics Major Overview

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The Mathematics Major provides a Christian learning environment that is dynamic and engaging.

The Mathematics faculty develop students’ critical thinking and communication skills with individual attention and instruction from a Christian perspective. Mathematics majors begin their studies with the fundamentals of the discipline and move on to more advanced concepts in calculus, linear algebra, real analysis, geometry, and more. In keeping with our promise to personalize each student’s education, you will find small class sizes, with all math major coursework taught by full-time faculty.

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Program Outcomes

A solid education in Mathematics is applicable in a wide variety of industries and businesses. A solid work ethic is required for success in this program and this has carry-over into the individual’s career. Communication skills are promoted through the use of a series of writing assignments that progress in expectations from Freshman to Senior years.

10 Fastest-Growing Careers for Math Majors

  • Actuary
  • Cryptographer
  • Economist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Mathematician
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Statistician
  • Teacher in Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, and Secondary School
  • Teacher in Postsecondary School

My experience in the Mathematics Department at Bluefield College was nothing less than great. I enjoyed the teaching styles that the professors brought to each course and I liked knowing that when I needed help, they would be there for me.

Amanda Heller, Chesapeake, VA, Class of 2013