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Mathematics

If you’re looking for a career that requires you to be thoughtful, creative and analytical, then you’ll find just what you want in the field of Mathematics. Clear thinking and problem-solving agility will be indispensable assets.

York College’s Mathematics graduates are entering a diverse and growing career field. Whether you want to guide younger generations in understanding math through teaching or you hope to discover new tools in technology and science, the Mathematics program at York College can prepare you.

Our Mathematics students are challenged throughout their education and learn to develop new ideas from fellow students and faculty. Join the York College Math Club to build relationships with others and dive into social events surrounding the major. Conduct research alongside professors, using our small class sizes to your advantage in getting personalized attention.

York College of Pennsylvania mathematics degree

Career-Oriented Mathematics Tracks

  • Actuarial

    Actuarial

    The mathematics major program affords 15 credits of free electives that may be used to take one of the following career-oriented tracks.

    The Actuarial Track prepares you for one Society of Actuaries (SOA) actuarial exam, probability (P), along with business background courses. 

    Courses:

    • ACC 220 Financial Accounting 3 credit hours
    • ECO 200 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3 credit hours
    • ECO 201 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3 credit hours
    • FIN 300 Managerial Finance I 3 credit hours
    • MAT 350 Probability and Statistics 3 credit hours
  • Computational

    Computational

    The mathematics major program affords 15 credits of free electives that may be used to take one of the following career-oriented tracks.

    The Computational Track with a minor in Computer Science prepares you for an entry-level programmer position.

    Courses:

    • CS 201 Fundamentals of Computer Science II 3 credit hours
    • CS 360 Analysis of Algorithms 3 credit hours
    • MAT 391 Cryptology 3 credit hours
    • MAT 470 Numerical Analysis 3 credit hours

    One course from the following:

    • CS 320 Software Engineering and Design 3 credit hours OR
    • CS 340 Programming Language Design 3 credit hours OR
    • CS 370 Computer Graphics Programming I 3 credit hours
  • Government

    Government

    The mathematics major program affords 15 credits of free electives that may be used to take one of the following career-oriented tracks.

    The Government Track prepares you for a position at the CIA, FBI or NSA.

    Courses:

    • G100 World Regional Geography 3 credit hours
    • MAT 391 Cryptology 3 credit hours
    • MAT 470 Numerical Analysis 3 credit hours
    • MAT 490 Mathematics Internship 3 credit hours
    • MAT 496 Independent Study in Mathematics 3 credit hours
  • Pure Math/Graduate School

    Pure Math/Graduate School

    The mathematics major program affords 15 credits of free electives that may be used to take one of the following career-oriented tracks.

    The Pure Math/Graduate School Track prepares you for the first year study in graduate mathematics for graduate-level research.

    Courses:

    • MAT 470 Numerical Analysis 3 credit hours
    • MAT 477 Complex Analysis 3 credit hours
    • MAT 480 Point-Set Topology 3 credit hours
    • MAT 496 Independent Study in Mathematics 3 credit hours
    • MAT 497 Reading and Research in Mathematics 3 credit hours

Program Requirements

Required Courses and Degree Requirements for Graduation
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

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Mathematics
David Kaplan, Coordinator
Campbell Hall, Room 211
dkaplan@ycp.edu

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