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Dr. John Estes, Associate Professor and Chair

Belhaven’s Mathematics Department is a community of learning and a pathway to a career and a fulfilled calling. Students develop analytical thinking, a strong use of technology, a deep understanding in applied and theoretical mathematics, and a knowledge of the biblical perspective towards mathematical thought.

Option for students include Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Bachelor of Art in Mathematics, a data science minor, as well as engineering partnerships with the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University. 

What will I study?

  • The Calculus Series, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations
  • Mathematical Proof techniques
  • Statistics and Probability
  • History of Mathematics
  • Research Projects of Personal Interests
  • Higher Mathematics with Advanced Calculus, Number Theory, and Graph Theory
  • Wolfram Mathematica, 3D Printing, and other technology
  • Mathematics Through the Eyes of Faith

What can I do with a degree in Mathematics?

Jobs in Mathematics include:

  • Industry and Private Sector
    • Systems Analytics in the Private Sector
    • Actuarial Sciences
    • Engineering
    • Public Health Statistics, Biostatistics and Economics
  • Technology Sector
    • Information Technology and Computing
    • Cryptography
    • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Education
    • Primary and Secondary Education
    • College Professor
  • Government Analytics
    • DOD, DOJ
    • NASA, NOAA
    • NSA, CIA, FBI
    • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Graduate Opportunities
    • Mathematical and Physics Research
    • Law School
    • Medical School

Why choose Mathematics at Belhaven University? We provide...

  • High level curriculum with small class sizes and personalized instruction from professors
  • Hands-on Technology Integration from day one
    • Wolfram Mathematica
    • 3D Printing Software and Hardware
  • Strong community with our students
    • social events
    • competitions
    • social media interaction
    • Bible studies
  • Interaction with STEM professionals through Guest Seminars
    • NASA
    • National Weather Service
    • Southern Farm Bureau
    • Visiting Professors
    • Peace Corps and AmeriCorps
    • Yates Construction BIM group
  • Tours, site visits, and conferences
    • Mathematical Association of American annual LA-MS Section Conference
    • US Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center
    • Nissan
    • Raytheon
  • Internships
    • Southern Farm Bureau Casualty
    • University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • NASA
    • US Army Corps of Engineers (ERDC)
    • Yates Construction
  • Interdisciplinary area of study with a variety of applications

What kind of opportunities are there in the Math department?

  • Mathematical Investigation research project and presentation
  • Opportunity to teach, mentor and tutor in local schools
  • A deeper integration of other areas of study
  • Personal research opportunities
  • Opportunities to learn about and compare and contrast philosophical view towards mathematics
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What are Belhaven Mathematics graduates doing now?

  • Graduate school
  • Systems Analyst
  • Engineering
  • Teaching mathematics at the primary, secondary, and collegiate level
  • Actuarial Science
  • Cryptography
  • Operations Research
  • Overseas Missions
  • Other graduates work math-related occupations for the government or industry