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The Department of Mathematics at Dominican offers three majors:

The Department of Mathematics also offers these opportunities:

Mathematics is essential in almost every area of modern life. This highly logical, structured discipline is crucial in understanding:

  • Computers—designing, building and using them
  • Business, including insurance and the stock markets
  • Economics, including the banking system
  • Natural sciences like biology and chemistry
  • Social sciences like psychology and sociology

A major in mathematics, or in mathematics-based programs, opens the door to a wide variety of highly rewarding careers in actuarial science, bioinformatics, computer and information science, education, engineering, finance, economics, statistics and many other fields. Career Cast’s 2021 report on the best jobs ranked the mathematics-based jobs of data scientist, mathematician, statistician, operations research analyst, and actuary in the top 10 (based on work environment, income, stress and job outlook).