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Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

Majors & Degrees

Mathematics (BS)

Infinite possibilities

If you think critically and enjoy problem-solving and critical thinking, step into a world full of challenges, complex equations, and theories at DSU. Your classes are tailored to fit a specialization of your choice, which will be complemented with a minor in technology and additional support courses.

Gain primary skills in mathematics. Specialize in an area that piques your interest.

  • Information Systems
  • Cryptography
  • Intermediate Education
  • Secondary Education

Each specialization comes equipped with technology and associated software. In fact, many of your classes and homework assignments leverage the software and programs. Giving you the ultimate experience as you maneuver through your undergraduate program:

  • SAGE Math
  • Stella
  • Mathematica
  • GeoGebra
  • Desmos
  • Microsoft Excel

Seeking another degree but still want to major in math? No problem! Our program allows you to obtain this degree, in addition to your primary major. 

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Invest in student opportunities

We know having professional opportunities for students is a major plus. That’s why we provide our students with as many as possible. Here are a few you can take on:

  • Mathematical Association of America (MAA) membership
  • MAA Sectional meeting
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Supplemental instructor
  • Tutoring
  • Clubs and organizations

Optimize your experience

With a strong foundation of mathematical concepts, you can launch yourself into a career that is challenging, insightful, and competitive.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the BS degree in Mathematics, students will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental skills and concepts of mathematics.
  • Apply mathematical skills to the analysis of real-world problems.
  • Use logical arguments to explore problems and prove conjectures.
  • Solve mathematical problems with technology tools.


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