What Are You Inspired to Do?



Exploring the world through mathematics.

As someone who enjoys intellectual challenges and discovering patterns in the world around you, you’re looking for a degree that will prepare you for a variety of career options. That’s why you may be inspired to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Marian University.

The Program
The mathematics program offers courses focusing on analytical and critical thinking skills required to solve both theoretical and real-world problems, in addition to mathematical knowledge and skills to pursue further study in mathematics. You’ll also engage in aesthetic views of mathematics and gain an understanding of the role of mathematics in fields such as science, technology and business.

The Possibilities
At Marian, you’ll apply knowledge gained in class to solving real-world problems by participating in internships and cooperative work experiences, allowing you to link classroom knowledge with practical field experience. Students who desire state certification to teach in grades 5-12 may also complete a middle-secondary education degree.

The Results
As a graduate of the mathematics program, you’ll find career success in a variety of settings. Through hands-on internship, research and teaching experiences, recent mathematics graduates have found career success at Agnesian HealthCare; School Districts of Beloit, Muskego, Oostburg and Waupun; BMO Harris Bank; Epic Systems Corporations; Milwaukee PC; Staples; Clearly Building Corp; Alta Resources; and Wisconsin Title Insurance Company.

The Marian Difference
Faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences will prepare you to achieve your goals through a classroom experience centered on a personal, applied approach. The mathematics program provides the foundation and qualifications you need to enroll in graduate or professional school, and the experiences necessary to enter the field.


With a variety of math coursework, coupled with our liberal arts core, students are offered a wide range of choices to meet their individual interests through Marian University's Mathematics Program. The mathematics program provides students with the necessary mathematical knowledge and skills to pursue further study in mathematics and careers in education, business, science and other related fields.

41 credits as follows:
26 credits:
MAT 201 Calculus I, 5 cr.
MAT 202 Calculus II, 5 cr.
MAT 212 Introduction to Abstract Mathematics, 3 cr.
MAT 301 Calculus III, 4 cr.
MAT 304 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I, 3 cr.
MAT 334 Linear Algebra, 3 cr.
MAT 344 Abstract Algebra, 3 cr.

3 credits from the following:
TEC 212 Computer Programming I, 3 cr.
TEC 223 Visual Programming I, 3 cr.

TEC 280 Introduction to Programming and Data Structures, 3 cr.

12 credits:
MAT Electives (must be at the 300 level or above)

36- 39 credits:
University electives

Mathematics/middle-secondary education double majors must include MAT 314: Modern Geometry, 4 cr., in these electives. They must also take MTE 375: Historical Topics in Mathematics, 2 cr., and may petition their advisor to apply this toward their 12 credits of mathematics electives.


Did You Know?

Marian University has an articulation agreement with Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) and the UW School System, making the transfer of credits easier for students (Source: Academic Bulletin, 2013-2014).

Campus Info

Marian University - Main Campus
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699

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