Corporate Mathematics

BVU's unique cross-disciplinary Corporate Mathematics major exists at the intersection of quantitative business and applied mathematics. The program’s unique integration of business and mathematics coursework nurtures quantitative, analytical, and critical thinking skills, all of which are highly valued and rewarded by employers in today’s data-driven corporate environment.

Applying numbers

Students who graduate with this major can pursue careers in:

  • Actuary
  • Data analytics
  • Financial analysis
  • Insurance executive
  • Marketing forecaster
  • Operations research analyst
  • Risk management consultant

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Why BVU Math Majors Succeed

From developing investment strategies and forecasting marketing trends, to creating insurance pricing policies, all businesses depend upon mathematics to inform their crucial decisions. Employees who exhibit a superior proficiency in mathematics are in especially high demand, which is why the corporate mathematics major at BVU is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in actuarial science and the myriad of other professions that require an ample understanding of quantitative business and applied mathematics. 

Corporate mathematics majors take courses in technologically superior classroom environments, including “Harvard style” classrooms in the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business and the “Mathematics Laboratory” in the Estelle Siebens Science Center.

Real Jobs

Nearly every single corporate math major finds a job before or within six months of graduation.

Highly Proficient

It’s evidenced by their consistently high scores on nationally-normed tests in mathematics.

Versatile

This major appeals to the wide variety of career options in business that require superior math skills.

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Internships

  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • Northwest Mutual Life Insurance
  • New York Life Insurance

Careers

  • Northwestern Mutual, Financial Representative
  • Moody’s Analytics, Project Manager 
  • Second Phase, Inc., Software Developer and Implementation Specialist 

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Major in Mathematics: Corporate (53-54 credit hours)

  • ACCT 205 Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 206 Managerial Accounting
  • ECON 200 Economics Foundation
  • ECON 301 Microeconomic Theory or ECON 302 Macroeconomic Theory or any FNBK course with FNBK 306 Managerial Finance as a prerequisite
  • FNBK 306 Managerial Finance
  • MATH 160 Calculus I: Differential Calculus
  • MATH 161 Calculus II: Integral Calculus
  • MATH 240 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics
  • MATH 260 Calculus III: Intermediate Calculus
  • MATH 261 Calculus IV: Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 322 Linear Algebra
  • MATH 330 Applied Regression Analysis
  • MATH 361 Differential Equations
  • MATH 432 Probability and Mathematical Statistics I
  • MATH 433 Probability and Mathematical Statistics II or MATH 140 Elementary Applied Statistics (students interested in actuarial science must elect MATH 433)
  • MATH 480 Senior Capstone
  • MGMT 205 Decision Science Foundations

Recommended support work

  • CMSC 181 Computer Science I
  • PHYS 211 General Physics I

Credit in these "recommended" courses may not replace credit in the indicated courses required for the major.

Faculty

Ms.   Beth  Blankers

Beth Blankers

Associate Professor of Accounting

Mr.   Benjamin  Donath

Benjamin Donath

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Dr.   Gail  Hartsock

Gail Hartsock

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Mr.   Timothy  McDaniel

Timothy McDaniel

Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Quantitative Business

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