From fractal, dimensional and differentiation explorations, to hyperbolic and elliptic geometry, biological modeling and cell differentiation, students in Mount Mercy’s mathematics program are fully integrated into an environment that supports a variety of research and learning opportunities.
While earning your Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Mount Mercy, you’ll work closely with your professors and fellow students to develop vital teamwork skills. You’ll also learn to think logically, work accurately, and clearly express mathematical ideas while putting flexible problem solving skills into action. Our curriculum lets you pursue your education in the way that best matches your career goals.
A mathematics degree can lead to careers in medicine, finance, engineering, computer science, analysis, statistics, teaching, law and more. Students who seek careers as secondary education teachers complete a double major in math and in secondary education. Other common programs to double major with include actuarial science or computer science. And for non-math majors seeking to enhance their mathematical foundations, Mount Mercy also offers a math minor.
Going beyond curriculum, you’ll find abundant opportunities to practice and apply your skills. Through research, internships, campus activities and community service you enhance your personal and professional experiences, adding power to your resume. You’ll also find many math majors involved in tutoring, organizing math and STEM programs for local schools, and participating in competitions with the Math & Computer Science Club.
Graduates from Mount Mercy have found careers with such organizations as:
“John Robeson and the math faculty inspired me to pursue a career in teaching [… and they] demonstrated for me the importance of placing students first — students are the focus of their work.”
— Travis Peters '06, Assistant Professor, Culverton-Stockton College, Canton, Mo.