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APPLICATION INFORMATION

If you are considering a Major or Minor in Mathematics, please call Patti Wieclaw, 716-645-8785, or visit the Undergraduate Studies Office, Room 233, Mathematics Building.

Except for transfer students, application for admission to the Mathematics Major is made after admission to UB, and after completion of a certain amount of coursework. Students are usually admitted after passing MTH 141-142-241 with a 2.5 GPA. See UB Admissions.

Transfer students normally apply for admission to UB and to one of the Mathematics undergraduate programs at the same time.

International students: See UB International Undergraduate Admissions.

Learning Objectives

Review the objectives for mathematics majors in the document, "Learning Objectives for Mathematics Majors".

UB Catalog

For general information about our undergraduate program, see the UB Undergraduate Catalog.

UB Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid will assist you with the financial aid process.

BA in Mathematics

  • Computing and Applied Mathematics
    Mathematics major with a concentration in computing and applied mathematics; designed for students interested in careers in applying mathematics or doing scientific programming.
  • General Study in Mathematics and Education
    For the student whose career goal is to attain a master's degree for professional certification in adolescent mathematics education; may be coupled with a minor in teacher education.
  • General Study in Mathematics
    Basic theoretical course of study for mathematics majors intending graduate study in mathematics or a related field. 
  • General Study in Applied Mathematics
    Mathematics major for intended graduate study in applied mathematics; for students planning a career and/or graduate study in applied mathematics.
  • Mathematics and Economics
    Joint major in mathematics and economics.
  • General Curriculum in Mathematics
    This is a basic liberal arts major program in mathematics. It is not tied to a specific career direction, but rather provides a general background for students interested in a variety of careers that require mathematical expertise. This program is well suited to students pursuing mathematics as a second major.

BS in Mathematics

  • Actuarial Science
    Program for students interested actuarial and related careers. 
  • General Study in Mathematics
    Basic theoretical course of study for mathematics majors intending graduate study in mathematics or a related field. 
  • General Study in Applied Mathematics
    Mathematics major for intended graduate study in applied mathematics; for students planning a career and/or graduate study in applied mathematics.
  • Mathematical Physics
    Program for students interested in graduate study in theoretical physics or applied mathematics. 

BA/MA in Mathematics

Five-year, 138-credit combined degree program. Admission requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in courses through differential equations and linear algebra, as well as letters of recommendation. For program details, contact the director of undergraduate studies.