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Studying Mathematics at Weber State

Weber State’s mathematics programs offer dedicated students who enjoy working with and analyzing numbers highly valued skills that prepare them for well-paying careers.

Mathematics Highlights

Mathematics is the language of choice for an increasing number of career fields. Scientists, engineers, actuaries and financial planners use algebra, geometry, calculus and statistics.

Along with career skills, Weber State’s mathematics program teaches you skills for daily life, such as making wise choices about your retirement savings, purchases and voting decisions.

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Beyond the Classroom

You can join Math Factor, Weber State’s student mathematics club, to meet your peers, network with professionals and participate in social events.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

Weber State’s mathematics major prepares you for graduate studies in related fields, while the applied mathematics major teaches you to apply mathematics in a variety of fields. The mathematics teaching major provides you with a foundation in teaching methods and perspectives, preparing you to teach mathematics in grades K–12.

All of the mathematics degree programs cover concepts including:

  • Mathematical theory
  • Logical thinking
  • Applications and proofs
  • Problem solving
  • Analysis
  • Computational strategies
  • Communication skills

What You Can Do after Weber

All industries need people who can use math and probability theory to answer questions and solve problems that directly affect our world. Graduates often become:

  • Statisticians, who provide guidance and analysis of statistics for organizations and individuals in nearly every industry
  • Applied mathematicians, who use theories and techniques like mathematical modeling to solve practical problems
  • Theoretical mathematicians, who help advance science and engineering by identifying unexplained issues and resolving them

The mathematics major may be the best choice if you are planning to go directly to graduate school, while applied mathematics prepares you for a job that uses mathematics.

The mathematics teaching major prepares you to teach elementary through high school.

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for mathematics graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ...
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, utahfutures.org)

Faculty Perspective

  • George Kvernadze

    “Weber State's mathematics major allows students to receive hands-on, personal attention from experts who care deeply about their success.”

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