The undergraduate major in Mathematics introduces students to several fundamental fields – algebra, real and complex analysis, geometry, and topology. Additionally, students develop the habit of mathematical thought.

What a Mathematics degree from Brandeis can provide

As our society has become more technological, mathematics has become central to areas such as the natural sciences, economics, commerce and computers. Mathematics majors may go on to graduate school, scientific research, finance, actuarial science, or mathematics teaching, but many choose the major for its inherent interest. The analytical skills that a Mathematics major provides can also be applied in areas such as law, medicine, or business.

Degree options

Undergraduate mathematics at Brandeis offers the following options:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Combined BA/MA Program
  • Minor

Additionally, Brandeis University offers a postbaccalaureate program in Mathematics for students with a bachelor’s degree in a different field who wish to prepare for graduate school or a career requiring enhanced mathematical skills.


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