Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Dual Majors

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Why Choose Dual Majors?

The dual major program leads to either the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. If you are interested in a dual major in mathematics and other degree programs offered by the College of Science and Mathematics, this program would be suitable for you. If you have other interdisciplinary interests, a program option may be aranged for you as well. Basic requirements follow and must be integrated with a corresponding program from another participating department. All programs require a minimum of 183 credit hours.

  • Dual Major in Mathematics: B.S. option or B.A. option
  • Dual Major in Mathematics Education
  • Dual Major in Statistics

If you have specific questions about taking a dual math or statistics major, contact Daniel Slilaty, Ph.D..

Advisor

Steen Pedersen, Ph.D.
243 Mathematical and Microbiological Sciences Building
937-775-2432
steen.pedersen@wright.edu

Careers

Don’t limit yourself to one career field! Wright State University’s undergraduate and graduate programs in mathematics and statistics will help you acquire the tools that will provide almost limitless employment options when you graduate.

Our mathematics and statistics graduates learn how to conduct research, solve problems, develop systems—skills that translate well into any career, including medicine and law. Your skills in quantitative analysis of complex problems and interpretation of data will open many doors.

Wright State graduates are already working in actuarial science, teaching, mathematical economics, statistics, finance, health science, mathematical modeling, computer simulation, research and systems analysis. Others have been accepted to graduate and professional schools. And the Dayton area includes plenty of businesses looking to hire Wright State graduates, including the Air Force Research Laboratory, Ball Aerospace, Infoscitex, Canary Consulting, Applied Optimization, Nationwide Insurance, and more.

Learn more about mathematics and statistics career paths and employers.

Real-World Experience

Hands-on experience is part of developing the analytical and quantitative skills you came to college to acquire. Our many business partners in the Dayton area mean you have access to top experts and facilities where you can apply your knowledge to real-world problems—and perhaps find your future career—during internships, co-ops, job shadowing, research, and other learning experiences.

Academics and Curriculum

View Dual Major in Mathematics: B.S. option or B.A. option, Dual Major in Mathematics Education, and Dual Major in Statistics program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the Academic Catalog.

Admission

Complete a Change of Major/Minor Request. Afterward, it is highly recommended that you contact the Dual Major Advisor Dr. Steen Pedersen to make sure that your study plan will meet the requirements for the program.