• Honors Program: This program is designed for students interested in pursuing graduate work in one of the mathematical sciences.
  • Honors Program in Arts & Letters: This is a rigorous mathematics major program, in the College of Arts and Letters, which like the Honors Program is aimed at students with a more theoretical bent, and in particular at students who may want to pursue graduate study in mathematics.
  • Career Program: The career program is designed for students who want to use mathematics as a a tool in science or industry, and emphasizes problem-solving while still providing a grounding in theory.
  • Life Sciences Program: Majors in the life sciences program complete take 20 additional credit hours in biology and chemistry. The program satisfies the University’s recommended criteria for application to medical school.
  • Mathematics and Computing: Designed for those going into graduate study or industrial careers in computing science.
  • Mathematics Education Program: Majors in the education program complete 30 credit hours of education courses at St. Mary’s College
  • Business Administration Program: The program is designed to prepare students for a career in business or in the actuarial profession. In addition to courses in mathematics, the program includes course in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Management. (Starting in the Fall of 2023, the Math Business Administration major will no longer be available to incoming students.)
  • Mathematics and Engineering Science Program: for students interested in applied or industrial mathematics.

Supplementary/Dual Degrees

  • Mathematics as a Second Major Students may pursue a second major in mathematics by completing all mathematics courses required for the Career Program. In order to list mathematics as a second major on the transcript, the student must satisfy all of the requirement for a major in some other department of the University.
  • Supplementary Degree (MTH2): For students in Arts & Letters or Mendoza College of business. Requirements are all of the math courses in the Career Program in addition to the requirements of the students' primary major.


  • Actuarial Minor: This program is open to stuents in any major who are interested in pursuing a career as an actuary. Contact Andrei Jorza ( for more information.