# Mathematics - Corporate

Mathematics is essential to business, from the algorithms of financial software to sales projections to statistical analysis. Corporations depend on math and the people who understand it to inform crucial decisions. If you enjoy analytical work, like math, and want to work in business, the mathematics - corporate major is a way to combine your interests with a practical career focus.

Through the mathematics – corporate major, you’ll combine a working knowledge of economic theory with a thorough understanding of the math that supports it. You’ll learn how to assess the threats and opportunities of the marketplace and effectively contribute to your employer’s goals. The major in particular prepares you for sophisticated mathematical applications such as portfolio analyses, hedge fund operations, and actuarial science.

**Key Personality Traits:**

- Enjoys puzzles
- Business-savvy
- Creative
- Observant
- Tactical

## Courses of study

## Major in Mathematics : Corporate : 56-57 credit hours

ACCT 205 Financial Accounting

ACCT 206 Managerial Accounting

ECON 205 Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 206 Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 301 Microeconomic Theory or ECON 302 Macroeconomic Theory or

any FNBK course with FNBK 306 Managerial Finance as a prerequisite

ECON 340 Econometrics or MATH 330 Applied Regression Analysis

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: Multivariate Calculus

MATH 322 Linear Algebra

MATH 371 Numerical Analysis

MATH 432 Probability and Mathematical Statistics I

MATH 433 Probability and Mathematical Statistics II** or MATH 140 Elementary Applied

Statistics

MATH 480 Senior Capstone

MGMT 206 Management Science

**Students interested in actuarial science should elect MATH 433.

#### Recommended support work:

CMSC 200 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.)