Overview

The B.A. in Mathematics, our main program of study, is both rigorous and flexible. It is conceived to ensure that students understand and appreciate the nature and power of mathematical thought and it gives them flexibility so they can tailor the program to suit their personal interests and to support their professional aspirations. 

Fast Facts:
  • Comprehensive Curriculum to enable students to meet their individual goals
  • Cutting-Edge Interdisciplinary Options in bio and financial mathematics
  • Majors’ Seminar to foster independence and hone communication skills
  • Research, Competitions and Internships afford practical experience afford practical experience
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What You'll Study

A strong core supplemented by ample choice to allow you to pursue your passion


Faculty

Student-focused and at the mathematical cutting edge

Mathematics faculty, often in tandem with students and always leveraging it to their benefit, produce outstanding research in both pure mathematics and applied mathematical sciences.

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Julio Roberto Hasfura-Buenaga, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Associate Professor
Ryan C. Daileda
Ryan C. Daileda, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Eddy Kwessi
Eddy Kwessi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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Natasa Macura, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Hoa Nguyen
Hoa Nguyen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Peter Olofsson
Peter Olofsson, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
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Thomas Tegtmeyer, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor

Student Opportunities

Rich experiences in and beyond the classroom

Scholarships

Becky Goforth Scholarship in Mathematics

The Becky Goforth Scholarship in Mathematics honors Becky Goforth, a Trinity alumna in mathematics from...

Honors Programs

The mathematics department offers an Honors Program to provide students additional opportunity to develop their capacity for mathematical skill and...

Research Opportunities

Selected undergraduate students participate in grant-funded research projects, under the guidance of faculty mentors, that provide challenging...

Study Abroad

Many excellent study-abroad experiences are available to mathematics majors. Included are some centered around mathematics like the Budapest Semester...

Service-Learning

The Trinity mathematics department, especially through its burgeoning data analytics program, lately has become a veritable factory for internships...

Spaces and Facilities

Beyond a lounge where they interact with each other, all mathematics students enjoy unrestricted access to a computer lab equipped with state-of-the...

Student Organizations

Trinity University Mathematics Society

The Trinity University Mathematics Society (TUMS) is a service and social organization dedicated to...

Student Awards and Recognition

Junior Mathematics Award

The junior math award is given to the junior whose performance and promise in mathematics are deemed the best by the...

Lecture Series and Annual Events

The Majors’ Seminar and the Mathematics Colloquium bring each semester several speakers from different walks of mathematical life (pure and applied...


When You Graduate

Mathematicians Without Boundaries

The mathematics degree endows students with strong analytical and problem-solving skills and provides them with the foundation for success in a wide variety of careers as well as graduate and professional programs.

 

Careers

Many of our alumni enroll in graduate programs in mathematics or other fields; others pursue careers in industry and business, or in education.

Graduate Schools or Programs:

  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering Science
  • Financial Engineering
  • Law​​​​​​
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Operations Research
  • Physics
  • Quantitative Chemistry
  • Special Education
  • Statistics

Career Areas:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Data Analysis
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Investment Banking
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Statistics
  • Teaching

    Notable Companies who have Hired Trinity Graduates:

    • Dell
    • Google
    • J.P Morgan
    • The NBA 
    • Rackspace
    • San Antonio Independent School District
    • San Antonio Spurs
    • San Francisco 49ers
    • USAA

     


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