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. See also career paths in Actuarial Science, Teaching and  Data Analytics 

 

Degree Options

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics provides a variety of degree options leading to several careers such as those in teaching, actuarial science and data analytics.  As listed below, there are five different tracks to choose from.

Track 1: Math & Stat BS and Actuarial Science Minor

You can choose a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics combined with a Minor in Actuarial Science.

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Track 2: Math & Stat BS and Data Analytics Courses

You can choose a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics combined Data Analytics courses.

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Track 3: Math & Stat BS and  Education Courses

You can choose a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics combined with a  Education courses.

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Track 4: BS/MS Fast-Track in Math & Stat

You can choose a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics combined with a Master of Science in Mathematics or Statistics.

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Track 5: BS/BA in Math & Stat Individualized Track

Choose either Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (BS) degree. You can consult with your undergraduate advisors to choose your own set of elective math and stat courses combined with any minor or without any minor degree plan.

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Additional Information

Mathematics and Statistics BS

The  Bachelor of Science (BS) 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 BA

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mathematics and Statistics is suitable for students who are interested in a liberal arts degree. The BA 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.