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Department of Mathematics


The McMurry University Department of Mathematics provides a foundation in mathematics that will prepare McMurry mathematics majors for a career or graduate school.

About the Major

The Department of Mathematics offers a B.S. in Mathematics, B.S. in Mathematics Grades 4-8, and B.S. in Mathematics Grades 8-12. A Minor in Mathematics can be achieved with 19 hours.  

Departmental Honors and Awards

Kappa Mu Epsilon is a national honor society for students meeting the necessary academic requirements.

Each spring, awards are presented to outstanding students at the freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior levels. An outstanding junior is awarded the Jennie Tate and the Clyde A., and Mary Long Scholarship to be used during the student’s senior year.

In addition, William Lowell Putnam Competition is a national competition held for students who are recommended by the mathematics faculty. This is held annually the first Saturday of December.

More information about the Honors program can be found on the Honors Program webpage.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Undergraduate Research Opportunities are available for Mathematics students. In addition, student may join the following Mathematics organizations and societies:

In the Classroom

The Department of Mathematics is led by a group of dedicated, experienced faculty members who pride themselves on their professional accomplishments. The faculty members are experts in:

  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Geometry
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
  • and more!

Beyond McMurry

Math students have gone on to have careers as:

  • Accountant
  • Advertising consultant
  • Actuary
  • Bioinformatics specialist
  • Business analyst / consultant
  • Business manager
  • Computer programmer
  • Cryptanalyst or Cryptographer at the National Security Agency
  • Engineer
  • Financial advisor
  • Financial mathematics analyst / Financial engineer
  • High school teacher
  • Lawyer
  • Minister
  • Officer in the U.S. Military
  • Operations research consultant
  • Physician
  • Professor
  • Software developer
  • Statistician

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