Wichita State's Bachelor of Arts (BA) in mathematics offers you the flexibility to tailor your degree to fit your future goals. The degree is good preparation for graduate-level study and can open doors to a variety of high-paying, high-demand careers in government and the private sector.

Learn how mathematics is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


You'll start by completing six core courses and go on to choose additional courses, based on your interests, for a total of 24 credit hours of mathematics.

Core mathematics courses include:

  • Intro to the History of Mathematics
  • Intro to Advanced Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Advanced Calculus I
  • Numerical Methods
  • Differential Equations 1


Whether you want to pursue graduate study or enter the workforce, a mathematics degree from Wichita State will put you on track to success, leading to careers in a variety of fields, such as:

•    Government: mathematicians and statisticians
•    Healthcare: biostatisticians
•    Research and development
•    Insurance company actuaries
•    Education

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