Undergraduate Programs

Overview

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers coursework leading to the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degrees. Applicants are expected to meet the general requirements for admission to UMKC. See the General Admission Information section of the UMKC catalog.

Degree Options

As listed below, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics provides a variety of degree options.

Mathematics and Statistics B.S.

The B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics is suitable for students who may attend graduate school in mathematics or statistics.  The B.S. has more mathematics course requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes and Degree Requirements

Mathematics and Statistics B.A.

The B.A. in mathematics is suitable for students who are interested in a liberal arts degree. The B.A. has fewer mathematics course requirements and more non-science and foreign-language courses.

Student Learning Outcomes and Degree Requirements

Mathematics Minor

If your major is in disciplines such as Physics, Education, Chemistry or Engineering, you might be very close to getting a minor in mathematics. Here is how it works:  Fill out the  Declaration of Major/Minor Form, get the advisor’s signature (Dr. Bani-Yaghoub baniyaghoubm@umkc.edu), and forward it to the Registrar’s Office.

Student Learning Outcomes and Requirements for Math Minor

Minor in Actuarial Science

The Minor in Actuarial Science prepares you for an actuary career. This minor is suitable for students majoring in Mathematics and Statistics, Business, Economics, Accounting and the related fields. Here is how it works:  Fill out the  Declaration of Major/Minor Form, get get the advisor’s signature (Dr. Bani-Yaghoub baniyaghoubm@umkc.edu) , and forward it to the Registrar’s Office. Read More

Double Major

A double major may be earned when a student completes two or more full majors, generally within the 120 hours required for a single degree. The two most popular double majors that our students pursue are Physics and Chemistry.

Double Degree

A double degree may be earned when a student completes a minimum of 150 hours, completing the general education and major requirements for each of two majors. Students who earn a double degree will receive two diplomas simultaneously. Some students are interested in Mathematics and Computer Science second degree.