Mathematics - Decision Science
The Mathematics-Finance and Mathematics-Decision Science majors allow students to use courses from the Falls School of Business to enhance the Mathematics major without requiring a double major. The resulting majors are more focused than a traditional Mathematics major, yet still versatile for a broad range of career paths.
Decision science is a discipline that is concerned with using mathematics to make appropriate decisions when confronted with complex problems. It can deal with optimizing the design or operation of systems involving machinery, materials, money and even people.
What classes will I take?
Among the classes in the 53-hour major are:
- differential equations
- linear algebra
- marketing research
- numerical analysis
- principles of management
- problem seminar
- supply chain management
What kind of jobs can I anticipate after graduation?
The proposed Mathematics-Decision Science major would prepare students for careers in numerous fields throughout business, industry, and government.