The Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics equips students to
excel in a wide variety of careers and graduate and professional
programs. In addition to the College core curriculum, students complete
42 credit hours of required coursework including in-depth study of
linear and abstract algebra, calculus, and classical analysis.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the major status sheet for complete information regarding major requirements.
Students studying mathematics at Grove City College have the option
to concentrate their studies in actuarial sciences, completing advanced
coursework in statistics, finance, risk and insurance, investment
management, and investment valuation.
Students in the concentration program are required to take the first actuarial exam. The passing rate for Grove City College students is 80% (compared to a national passing rate of 42%). Of those who have taken the second exam (approximately 10 students to date), 100% of them have passed.
Upon graduation, students are well prepared to excel in competitive
graduate and professional programs, as well as gain employment in a wide
range of industries including insurance and financial services.
Students complete 22 credit hours of course requirements to minor in
mathematics. The minor offers coursework in linear algebra,
combinatorics and discrete math, number theory, and complex variables.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the minor course requirements for complete information regarding minors.