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Mathematics B.A. Handout

B.A. in Mathematics

What can I do with this major?


Related Career Titles
Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles

  • Industrial Mathematician
  • Business Mathematician
  • Actuary
  • Computer Analyst
  • Logistician
  • Cryptographer
  • Scientific Researcher
  • Biomedical Researcher
  • Secondary Math Teacher


Professional Organizations
Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Mathematical Association of American , UHD Chapter
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • American Mathematical Society
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Society of Actuaries


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Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Technical Communication
  • Master of Science in Mathematics*
  • Master of Science in Statistics*
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics*
  • Master of Science in Educational Research*
  • Master of Science in Information Technology or Computer Science*


Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offer field experiences to students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Math degree.

  • HISD Apollo 20 Fellowship
  • Memorial Hermann
  • Direct Energy
  • Towers Watson
  • Texas Connections Academy
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • City of Houston
  • MD Anderson


What is Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics?

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics prepares graduates to develop and use analytical and problem- solving skills, to master mathematical techniques required in related fields of application, and to enter the employment market with relevant and proficient mathematical tools. The BA degree is especially appropriate for students who wish to combine an extensive study of mathematics with a second concentration in one of the natural sciences, computer science, statistics, engineering or education. It helps prepare students for various graduate or professional programs including mathematics, engineering, and finance. Students select a track of interest to gain specialized knowledge about the industry.


  • Secondary Mathematics Teacher Certification​​