About Mathematics

The mission of the Mathematics Department at the University of Dubuque is to promote enjoyment of mathematics and to foster appreciation of the intrinsic beauty of mathematics. The program encourages inquiry as well as students’ ethical application of mathematics in representations and decisions.

UD courses foster creativity, critical thinking, and the use of the imagination, particularly in the understanding and development of justification and proof.

Areas of Study

  • Mathematics Major
  • Mathematics Minor
  • Mathematics Teaching Endorsement

The UD Advantage

  • Personal attention from faculty due to small classes
  • Faculty advisors
  • Paid tutoring positions in the Academic Success Center
  • Math competitions
  • Senior project under the supervision of faculty members

What about a double major?

Using mathematics as a supplement to your primary major can open up many additional opportunities, especially for careers that rely upon strong problem solving skills!

Career Options

  • Data Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Math Modeler
  • Operations Researcher
  • Cryptographer
  • Instructor
  • Actuary Scientist

Grad School Options

  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Statistics