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Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Overview
In addition to its technology-focused curriculum and state-of-the-art laboratories, Georgia Tech’s undergraduate Mathematics degree program offers several key advantages:
- Flexible degree options. Customize your degree to fit your specific interests and career goals.
- Undergraduate research. From research courses to international research trips, internships, and co-op positions, the possibilities are endless.
- Atlanta location. Atlanta, Georgia is one of the most tech-savvy cities in the U.S. and home to some of the world’s biggest companies.
As a Mathematics major, you will develop a basic competence and knowledge of mathematical techniques. You will develop a strong understanding of quantitative thinking and know how to apply a systems approach to solve real-life situations.
Degree Concentrations and Options
Customize your curriculum plan to match your specific interests and career plans.
Increase your competitiveness for jobs and graduate school by adding a designation to your degree.
- Build a business perspective into your degree without adding the hours required for a minor. Learn about the Business Option.
- Pursue an in-depth, long-term research experience that culminates in a final paper or thesis. Learn more about the Research Option.
General Degree Requirements
The Bachelor’s in Mathematics degree program requirements include general core classes; technical courses that provide a strong background in mathematics; technical electives to explore areas in greater depth; courses involving undergraduate research, and free electives. Download a typical eight-semester schedule (pdf)
- Solid set of basic and advance core courses that all students take.
- Individualized set of courses according to the student interest.
- Research and internship opportunities
Rankings and Awards
Georgia Tech’s School of Mathematics faculty members are frequently recognized for their outstanding contributions to their fields, including:
- 12 American Mathematical Society Fellows
Recognition of those who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.
- 12 Sloan Research Fellowships
Awarded for distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.
- 19 National Science Foundation CAREER Award winners
The NSF’s most prestigious award for early-career teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization.
What Can I Do with a B.S. in Mathematics Degree?
A degree in mathematics can be the gateway to any number of great career options. Basically, any occupational field that values problem-solving and analytical skills, such as:
- Actuarial science
- Industrial research
What Are Georgia Tech Graduates Doing Now?
- Software Engineers
- Data Scientists
- Professors at prestigious universities
- Ph.D. students, Postdoctoral fellows and instructors at highly-ranked U.S. universities
- Retired Chairman/Chief Executive Officer
Focus: training students in the traditional core mathematics curriculum as well as in its applications, providing sufficient flexibility to accommodate the wide variety of interests of undergraduate majors while also preparing students for the extensive employment opportunities for applied mathematicians.