Mathematics

Degrees:

Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Arts

Major:

Mathematics
Global Mathematics

Dual Degree:

Engineering

Specialization:

Actuarial Science

Minor:
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Contact

Dr. John Estes, Associate Professor and Chair
601-968-5993
jestes@belhaven.edu

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, global 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

What can I do a Global Mathematics Degree?

In a world becoming increasingly reliant on computing with frequent cross-cultural interactions, it is easy to imagine the good position one could find themselves in having expertise both in mathematical sciences and rich international experiences. Belhaven’s Global Mathematics degree prepares students in pure and applied mathematics while also enriching knowledge of other cultures. Students have the unique opportunity to study mathematics, the universal language, both at Belhaven and afar.

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