Major/Minor Programs

The School of Mathematics offers a variety of undergraduate degree options, including both B.A. and B.S. degrees, specializations in actuarial mathematics and mathematical biology, honors graduation, and a mathematics minor awarded through the College of Liberal Arts.

Information about these programs, including degree requirements, can be found at the links below.

Mathematics Major/Minor Requirements: BS or BA

Email for application and approval process

Mathematics Specializations

Computer Applications

Actuarial Specialization

Mathematical Biology

Mathematics Education

Prep for Graduate Study in Mathematics

Undergraduate Honors in Mathematics

Capstone (Senior Project) for BA-Mathematics

CLA students are required to do a Capstone (Senior Project). Math 4995 or 4997W will fulfill this requirement. 

Capstone Registration: A section of MATH 4995/4997W will be created for you and your capstone advisor. Email ugrad@math.umn.edu with the following information:
  • UMN Student ID
  • Identify if you are doing the non-writing intensive MATH 4995 or the writing intensive MATH 4997W
  • forward capstone advisor's email showing agreement to work with you
The UG Math office will notify you to which section of the capstone course you should register. You must be registered for the course in order to earn credit. Be aware of registration deadlines to add a course.

New Math Major Welcome Event - PDF Slides