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Why should I study math?

Mathematics includes the study of topics such as numbers, structure, and change. Mathematics is for everyone who finds enjoyment in solving puzzles. A degree in mathematics can lead to various career opportunities in law, medicine, technical disciplines and more.



Students graduating with a bachelor's degree in physics will be prepared to:
  • Exhibit competence in understanding and application of phyiscs principles.
  • Connect knowledge about physics to other disciplines.
  • Think logically and analytically.
  • Solve a variety of problems using standard techniques.
  • Value physics through an understanding of its historical context and its relationship to other sciences.
  • Value its power and its application to societal needs.
  • Pursue graduate studies