Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Undergraduate Math Degree Overview

A degree in Math at Georgia Tech includes technology-focused curriculum and state-of-the-art laboratories. The Bachelor's in Mathematics program offers these key advantages as well: 

  • 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.  


Mathematics 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.

Mathematics Major Requirements

The Mathematics degree curriculum 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)

Mathematics Undergraduate Courses
  • 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. 


Mathematics Degree Careers

Mathematics jobs and career paths span a range of occupational fields that value problem-solving and analytical skills, such as:

  • Business
  • Statistics
  • Actuarial science
  • Computing
  • Teaching
  • Industrial research
  • Academia

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

Research Opportunities


Beyond the Classroom

  • Get a head start on your success at Tech through this non-credit, residential program that reviews fundamental calculus concepts and provides strategies for academic success. Learn more about Tech Prep: The Calculus Advantage.
  • Gain employment experience and benefit from real-world experience in your field. Learn more about the Co-op Program and internships.
  • Join a math club, society, or competition. Find out what’s available: Undergraduate Student Activities.
  • Georgia Tech offers several study abroad programs. Learn more about study abroad opportunities led by College of Sciences faculty.

Stories from the School of Mathematics