Blackburn College offers a rigorous course of study that focuses on the ability to analyze and solve problems. This prepares our Mathematics graduates for graduate school or for jobs in computer science, business, finance, insurance, and any other field that needs a problem solver and analyst.
Points of Distinction
Courses feature interactive discussion with group discussions and group problem-solving. A dynamic atmosphere with small class sizes promotes one-on- one instruction and individual learning needs. Available tutors and an experienced, caring faculty also help guide students through the program from start to finish.
Math Lab is available to students who need assistance in their classes, particularly the introductory ones. The Lab is staffed by student tutors, and open five nights a week.
The department is also offering more introductory mathematics classes on the 100 and 200 levels that are designed for both majors and non-majors.
The following scholarships are also available to math majors:
- Clifford L. Drew Scholarship
- Clyde A. Gesner Scholarship
- Charles A. Green Scholarship Fund
- John L. and Betty L. McDaniels Scholarship Fund
- Aetna Challans and Lora Challans Prange Scholarship Fund (for Math K-12)
Why this Major?
For those who enjoy problem solving, working with numbers, and applying their analytic skills, a Mathematics major is the perfect fit. Our math majors also go to graduate school in mathematics or a discipline that requires good analytical skills.
Clubs & Organizations
Blackburn chapter of Association for Women in Mathematics, open to all students.
Some internships are available.
Work Program Opportunities
A job in the Math Lab would be a great opportunity to solidify your knowledge of mathematics, and learn to convey mathematical ideas to others.
Hot Job Outlooks
When competing for jobs in business, finance, insurance, or any other field that needs a problem solver and analyst, you will have an advantage over those who don’t have the training and analytical skills you can get with a Mathematics major.
Alexandra Coulter, Consumer Loan Underwriter for Well Fargo
Hailey Bodiford, Ph.D. Student at Oklahoma State