Why Major or Minor in Mathematics at St. Thomas?

Mathematics can be used to help solve real-world problems, such as controlling a disease or analyzing risk. A mathematics major can satisfy a variety of student interests and careers, preparing graduates to make contributions in many fields. Mathematics alumni may head immediately into the workforce or may further their studies in professional schools, such as law, business and medicine, or graduate programs related to mathematics, including engineering, economics and biostatistics. The habits of rigorous thinking developed by St. Thomas’ mathematics curriculum and the focus on applied problems are excellent preparation for many careers.