B.A. in Mathematics
The Mathematics major at SUNY Potsdam blends well with engineering, economics, physics, chemistry, computer science, music, and many other disciplines. The Mathematics program is based on the belief that students can succeed if they are provided with a supportive environment. The department faculty offer students continual encouragement, provide careful and considerate teaching methods, and sufficient time to develop intellectually. This approach fosters the type of thinking skills, attitude, and discipline that has enabled students to pursue rewarding careers such as banking, insurance, and research and all levels of teaching.
B.A./M.A. in Mathematics
Students who have been highly successful in Set Theory and Logic, and Linear Algebra during the Fall semester of their Sophomore year are also considered promising candidates for the B.A./M.A. program. The mathematics faculty will recommend these promising candidates to the chair of the Mathematics Department. Interested candidates should consult with the Department of Mathematics faculty on the details of the program. It is possible in four years (without overloads) to complete the combined Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts program in mathematics.
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