Mathematics Major & Minor
Mathematics majors at Stonehill graduate with more than a mastery of calculus and quantitative techniques. They leave with a well-rounded educational foundation that positions them for success in myriad fields.
Mathematics majors at Stonehill College work with award-winning faculty dedicated to teaching in the context of the liberal arts and sciences. Professors in the department see mathematics as both a specialized discipline that can prepare students for specific careers and a fundamental part of a general education, which will give them the intellectual dexterity and creative spirit to excel and, more importantly, to adapt to an ever-changing world.
Three Things to Know About the Mathematics Program
Options Multiply After Graduation
In addition to careers in education, our graduates go on to work as mathematicians in fields that include biomedical, financial, actuarial, technological, government and other areas that use the analytic and logical skills normally developed within a mathematics curriculum.
Pairs Well With Other Majors
The Mathematics Department offers courses in support of other programs and departments, including education, business administration and the sciences, and in support of the College’s general education areas of scientific inquiry and statistical reasoning.
Boundless Opportunities for Experiential Learning
Beyond the campus, mathematics students can enrich their mathematical experience with internships, study abroad or service learning.
Organizations involved in assessing U.S. colleges and universities continually cite Stonehill as being among the best in the nation when it comes to value, outcomes and a commitment to making the world a better place. See full list of accolades.
Career Development Resources for Students
The Career Development Center offers extensive assistance to students seeking employment, pursuing advanced studies or participating in postgraduate service opportunities. By completing internships and utilizing mentors, students are empowered to build lifelong career management skills.
Mathematics-Specific Career Resources
- Extensive on-campus recruiting program for internships and entry-level jobs.
- Annual career fairs and graduate school information sessions.
- Externships and internships in New York; Washington, D.C.; and Los Angeles (weeklong and semesterlong programs).
- Various industry-specific career lunches – government, nonprofits, sustainability, retail management, insurance, biotech and pharmaceuticals.
- Math and economics alumni career panel.
Go Where Knowledge Lives
We know there’s more to life and learning than what exists within the walls of our campus. That’s why we encourage our students to seize every opportunity to go out and find knowledge at its source. More than 30% of Stonehill students study abroad, nearly three times the national average. Students from all majors can choose from study abroad programs in more than 45 countries.
The College’s study abroad program allows students to discover the world in the pursuit of knowledge, humanity and service.