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Female student at desk Some students choose mathematics because of the beauty and power behind the numbers and equations. Other students study mathematics to develop the skills to solve real-world problems in science, technology and society. Mathematics has connections to many disciplines and you will become prepared to enter a variety of career fields or graduate study programs where quantitative skills and analytical abilities are valued.


Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

You will find that our mathematics curriculum offers a unique way of interpreting the world around you, using the symbolic language of mathematics as a tool for precise reasoning, problem solving, persuasive expression, and computation.

Minor in Mathematics

To earn a minor in mathematics, you must complete 18 credits in mathematics not already required by your major.

Co-major in Mathematics and Education

If you are interested in becoming a math teacher, you may co-major in mathematics and education at Felician University, with a choice of two mathematics certification programs:

  • Instructional Certificate Elementary (K-6) and Subject Specialization Endorsement (5-8 Mathematics)
  • Instructional Certificate – Teacher of Mathematics Endorsement (K-12)

Points of Interest

  • At Felician University you will find that mathematics is not a spectator sport! Math majors are encouraged to join the student-led Math Club and take an active role in a variety of extracurricular activities:
    • Pi Day
    • Problem Fest
    • Field trips to the Museum of Mathematics in NYC
    • Mathematics competitions through the Mathematics Association of America (MAA)

  • Students majoring in mathematics have the opportunity to work independently with a mentor in the department to research an area in the field of mathematics.
  • Related degrees in mathematics are: Computer Programming, Accounting, and Finance.

Required Courses

Career Opportunities

With a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, you may pursue graduate studies or a career in many areas such as:

  • Actuary
  • Biomathematics
  • Budget Analyst
  • Computer Science
  • Cryptography
  • Economist
  • Finance
  • Law Enforcement (NSA, FBI, CIA, etc.)
  • Mathematician/Educator
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Statistician


Program Contact Information

Manuel Ferreira, Ed.D.
Associate Dean of Computer Science, Mathematics and Natural Sciences,
School of Arts & Sciences
Kirby Hall 215
201.559.6000 (ext. 6042)