College for Women | School of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Do you enjoy solving problems? A degree in mathematics from St. Kate's teaches the patterns of decision-making and problem-solving, with an emphasis on developing critical thinking and communication skills in a cooperative environment.
Research Opportunities and Student Employment in Math
At St. Kate’s, you'll study mathematics in an environment that stresses close student-faculty interaction, research, and individual support, equipped with the latest technology.
In your senior year, or as a Summer Scholar, you’ll work with a professor on a capstone research project in a subject that interests you. Past topics include combinatorial game theory, the spread of infectious diseases, and the mathematics of music.
Students will have the opportunity to work as a tutor or teaching assistant in the mathematics department and collaborate with faculty members on research and projects in both mathematics and computer science.
With a math degree, you'll be well prepared for a variety of scientific, governmental, and business careers, including:
- financial services companies
- computer software and hardware companies
- insurance companies
- governmental agencies
- teaching middle or high school mathematics
Your math major from St. Kate's will also prepare you for advanced study in engineering, computer science, and law, among other fields.