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Degree Information

Majoring in Mathematics at Duquesne

Students may choose to pursue a major in mathematics leading either to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.

The B.A. option provides maximum flexibility for students interested in pursuing:

  • Dual degrees
  • Double majors
  • Business certificates

The B.S. option is more focused and intense. It is primarily for students whose career interests require:

  • A greater breadth and/or depth in mathematics
  • A strong background in science or statistics

In addition to completing the University Core and the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts core requirements, all math majors must complete the Mathematics Core of:

  • Calculus I, II and III
  • Linear Algebra, Abstract Algebra and Real analysis
  • An approved higher level computer programming language

Minoring in Mathematics at Duquesne

The minimum requirements for a minor in mathematics are: Calculus I and II, plus nine additional credits in mathematics which may include PHYS 350.  At least three of the nine credits must be at the 300 level or above.

A complete list of courses offered is also available.