Mathematics

Was math invented or created? That's just one of the many questions you'll ponder as you explore the world of mathematics at Corban. In a field of logic and orderliness, you'll recognize God's awesome power and design.

A mathematics degree from Corban opens the door to careers in math education, engineering, computer science, statistical research and more. Through the study of mathematics, you’ll be challenged to enhance your problem-solving skills and analytic ability while gaining a new appreciation of God's orderly creation.

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES & EXPERIENCES

Math students at Corban choose between a degree in mathematics or in mathematics education, depending on their career goals. Both options offer small class sizes, personal mentoring by faculty and unique opportunities to equip you for success.

For more information on Corban’s math education program, visit our education web page.

Calculator Programming

Corban students get hands-on experience in calculator programming—including creating video games.

Creative projects

Explore the artistic side of math with fractal competitions, tessellations and other projects that illustrate the symmetry and orderliness of mathematics.

Christian Perspective

At Corban, we believe that the God of the universe is an amazing mathematician. The things He put in the world for people to find are spectacular, and the study of mathematics is a means of using those findings in science and technology. As you study at Corban, you’ll grow in faith and knowledge as you prepare for your career.

Career opportunities

A degree in mathematics serves as preparation for a variety of technical and analytical fields, as well as math education. Many math majors continue on to graduate study before entering their chosen career, which may include:

 
Engineer
Statistical Researcher
Computer Programmer
Math Teacher or Professor
Insurance Actuary

 

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

The coursework of the mathematics program will challenge you to effectively apply quantitative tools and logical thinking to solve problems, identify mathematic concepts in real-world situations, and use technology to understand, solve and evaluate mathematical problems. Some of the topics you will study include:

 
  • Calculus
  • Theory of Numbers
  • Linear Algebra
  • Higher Geometry
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Abstract Algebra

 

Faculty
  •    Corban University
    Mike
    Miller
    Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • Evan
    Hedlund
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics
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