Careers in Math: Typical Courses & Degrees


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1. What is a 'professional-school major'?

2. Why would a student get a BA in Math?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many career options available to those with an educational background in mathematics. The quiz and worksheet pairing contain multiple-choice questions that will test your understanding of topics such as terminating master's degrees and professional-school majors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The practice questions will cover the following:

  • The reason to get a bachelor's degree in math
  • Terminating master's degrees
  • The definition of a professional-school major
  • The earning potential of math careers
  • The length of time needed to finish a bachelor's degree in math

Skills Practiced

With the quiz and worksheet pairing, you can use the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as terminating master's degrees
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on typical courses and degrees for math careers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mathematics bachelor's degrees

Additional Learning

The lesson named Careers in Math: Typical Courses & Degrees will help expand your knowledge of educational options in the mathematics field. The following objectives are covered:

  • Distinguish between BA and BS programs
  • Know the defining characteristics of a professional-school major
  • Learn the reasons to get a bachelor's degree in math
  • Identify career options for students who study math in combination with other fields
  • Recognize career paths available to those with math graduate degrees
  • Appreciate the earning potential of math careers