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Mathematics (B.A.)

Degree Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics degree is designed to support those students interested in a secondary teaching certification or for those students interested in a general mathematics degree. Because the degree addresses all five mathematical strands, the student will leave with a very strong mathematics degree. This strong mathematical foundation will help them to be successful in many areas of business or industry, as well as providing solid preparation for the state teacher exam.


All full-time mathematics faculty members serve in this program.

Career Opportunities

The teaching of mathematics at the K-12 level is a high-demand field and the need is expected to grow in the future.

Working in positions that require strong quantitative and logical skills.


36 semester hours in Mathematics including:

Required Courses (18 hours):
MATH 2312 - Calculus I
MATH 2313 - Calculus II
MATH 2303 - Introduction to Probability & Statistics
MATH 2322 - Linear Algebra
MATH 3335 - Geometry & Proof
MATH 3320 - Foundations of Higher Mathematics

Elective Courses (18 hours):
Mathematics courses at 2000 level or higher in addition to the required courses. 12 hours of which must be at 3000 level or higher.

Minor (15-21 hours) in approved fields


Dr. Zhanbo Yang
Chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209

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