About the College of Arts and Sciences
The founding college of Syracuse University remains at the center of undergraduate learning. The College is divided into the natural sciences and mathematics, the humanities, and the social sciences, with the lattermost offered in partnership with the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
CoursesCore coursework covers calculus, linear algebra, and abstract mathematics. Sample courses include:
- Elements of Modern Mathematics
- Foundational Mathematics via Problem Solving
- Business Calculus
- Differential Geometry
- Elementary Topology
Practical ExperienceTo enrich the coursework, the mathematics major provides a number of hands-on learning experiences.
- Get involved with Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society.
- Take part in the Putnam Competition, a challenging nationwide mathematics contest.
- Participate in faculty research or arrange Independent Study to a specialized topic outside of the standard curriculum.
- Challenge yourself as a Renée Crown University Honors program student.
Study AbroadBuild your resume and enrich your experience with a semester abroad. Consistently ranked among the top 25 international education providers in the U.S., Syracuse Abroad has more than 100 programs in 60 countries.
Life After Syracuse UniversityWith a degree in mathematics, you’ll be prepared for a multitude of professional careers, including:
- Computer scientist
- Financial analyst
- Operations research analyst