Mathematics - a diverse field of study that covers the abstract, theoretical, applied, and practical theories and practice.

A dynamic, strong field of study, mathematics majors find their skills are in demand and a wide variety of careers and serve as an excellent base for other academic disciplines where quantification and logical order are needed. 

Possible Careers

Typical careers for successful graduates include positions in:

  • Biomathematics
  • Biometrics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Graphics & Animation
  • Computer Science
  • Cryptology
  • Data Analysis
  • Engineering
  • Industry
  • Local, State, and Federal Government
  • Teaching
  • Business and Finance

Why Choose Mathematics at WIU?

Our graduates have been successful in pursuing interesting and rewarding careers. Some are working in industry for such companies as Caterpillar, Inc., Deere and Company, and McDonnell-Douglas. Some are working in business for such companies as Arthur Andersen, Hewitt Associates, and State Farm, and many are teaching throughout Illinois, the region, and elsewhere. Many of our graduates have also successfully pursued graduate degree programs and hold positions in research and college teaching.

At A Glance 

  • Degree Available: Bachelor of Science, Master of Science
  • Minor Available? Yes
  • Graduate Degree Available? Yes
  • Campus: Macomb
  • Study Opportunities: GradTrac, Honors, Teacher Certification, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate


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