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The Mathematics Department offers an exciting environment for your collegiate studies with an award-winning, internationally renowned faculty. Small class sizes make it easy to interact with the faculty, and innovative courses such as the project-oriented Math Modeling course enhance the curriculum. Offering both Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, you have the option to focus in Actuarial or Financial Mathematics. Both degrees include courses in accounting, economics and finance and prepare you for careers in actuarial science and for graduate study in finance or economics.

For more than twenty years the mathematics department has had a special facility known as the Mathematics Learning Success Center (MLSC) which provides help for you in lower division mathematics classes. The MLSC is located in a beautiful, 8000 sq ft facility in the central library on Campus. The center provides free tutoring from instructors in lower-division courses and undergraduate tutors and has a 130-station laboratory with access to the web and media for self guided study. 

Courses to expect for this major include Trigonometry, Differential Equations, Calculus of Several Variables and Introduction to Analysis.

Career Options

The mathematics major provides you with many tools for lifelong learning and for use in a wide variety of careers. Mathematics majors are in demand today in business, education, government, and industry. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields:

  • Actuary
  • Business Analytics
  • Cryptographer
  • Data Analyst
  • Energy Technician
  • High School Teacher
  • Lawyer
  • Mathematics Professor
  • Operations Research
  • Physician
  • Robotics Research
  • Telecommunications Specialist

Finish in Four

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The Finish in Four plans are designed to assist you in an eight semester plan guiding you to graduate within four years. You may use this as a guide to plan your undergraduate education, but you should adjust it to fit your personal goals.

BA - Math

BS- Math
Option - Pre-Law
Option - Pre-Med
Option - Applied
Option - Actuarial & Financial 
Option- Secondary Teaching 


Mathematics is a logical supporting subject for majors in a wide variety of fields. The minor in Mathematics is very flexible and permits courses in a broad range of mathematical subjects.

For minor requirements, please visit the Office of Registrar.


Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts and Sciences, and respective Departments.

When you complete the OSU admission application, you are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.

Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.

The Math Department offers Departmental Level scholarships for eligible students.

Become an OK-LSAMP Scholar! OK-LSAMP is a consortium of Oklahoma colleges and universities working together to develop programs aimed at increasing the number of students from under-represented populations who receive degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The OK-LSAMP scholarship program provides scholars with increased opportunities and connections, including undergraduate research experiences, graduate school preparation, international experiences, and internships/externships with companies in the STEM fields. 

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401 Math Statistics and Computer Sciences
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078


114 Life Sciences East
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078