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College for Women | School of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences

Do you enjoy solving problems? St. Kate's math program, offered on our St. Paul, MN campus, teaches the patterns of decision-making and problem-solving, with an emphasis on developing critical thinking and communication skills in a cooperative environment.

Program Details

Take 32 credits per year to finish your math degree in four years.

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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.

As a math major, you'll have the opportunity to work as a tutor or teaching assistant in the mathematical sciences department and collaborate with faculty members on research and projects in both mathematics and computer science.

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Careers in Mathematics

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.