Mathematics Department

Build your foundation in abstract and applied mathematics as preparation for graduate school or a professional career.
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Majoring in mathematics means you're building a strong foundation in both the abstract and the applied as preparation for either graduate school or a professional career.

Minors also receive the mathematical foundation needed for advanced work in their major field.

We are also glad to provide non-majors with courses for their major.

Majors and Concentrations

Applied Mathematics

The study of mathematics as used in other technical disciplines such as biology, engineering, or computer science. 

Secondary Education with Initial Licensure

Pursue your initial licensure in order to prepare for a career as a high school mathematics teacher. 

Middle School Education with Initial Licensure (5-8)

Pursue your initial teacher licensure as a middle school mathematics (grades 5-8) teacher.

Mathematics

Develop a comprehensive foundation in abstract and applied mathematics as preparation for graduate school or a professional career.

Hands-On Learning

Study Abroad

Go beyond the classroom and study the world through travel. 

Internships

Hands-on experience that prepares you for your career. 

Beyond the Classroom

Pi Mu Epsilon Chapter

Pi Mu Epsilon is dedicated to the promotion of mathematics and recognition of students who successfully pursue mathematical understanding, and we're happy to have a chapter right here on campus.  
Read more about: Pi Mu Epsilon Chapter
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American Mathematics Competitions (AMC)

An annual competition that furthers the understanding of our world through mathematics because mathematics drives society and shapes our lives.

Careers In Mathematics

There's a wide-range of careers to consider once you've received your degree and this page is to get you thinking about life after college.
Read more about: Careers In Mathematics

Questions? Get in touch!

Please reach out with any questions you might have, either though the contact information below or by contacting the department chair, DMary Ann Barbato at 978.665.3211.

Facility Information

Edgerly Hall was first used as "an eighth-grade model and practice school," which made it one of the first junior high schools in America. It has now become home to the Mathematics and Computer Science departments, in addition to computer labs and classrooms. The Mathematics department offers:

  • A computer lab with 25 PCs, high-capacity laser printer, and sophisticated software used both in mathematics classes and in many businesses that employ mathematicians
  • Projectors that allow faculty to present material while students are working with the same software
  • A seminar room housing the departmental library and a flat screen TV with computer hook up
  • Two PCs for student and part-time faculty

FALL 2020 UPDATE: The Department of Mathematics located in Edgerly Hall, Room 310 will provide in person appointments on Tuesday’s from 1pm - 5pm and Thursday’s from 9am - 1pm for the Fall 2020 semester. To make an appointment with your advisor, please contact them directly. Contact information and office hours are listed elsewhere on this page. If you should require immediate assistance please contact Ann Larsen at alarsen2@fitchburgstate.edu.