Graduates with degrees in mathematics are in demand in many areas of business and
industry, government, scientific research, and the teaching profession. Employers look
for general skills and abilities in:
1) problem solving.
2) thinking logically and analytically.
3) obtaining information from data.
4) estimating and forecasting.
5) formulating and applying models.
6) dealing with complex situations.
7) knowing what questions to ask.
8) working in a team.
A minor or second major in computer science, business, a physical science, or education
is highly recommended. In many employment situations, advancement will require
obtaining a graduate degree.