Professor teaching a small group of math students.


As an LVC mathematics major, you’ll benefit from learning how to think creatively, solve complex problems, and present your solutions in compelling ways, in addition to building a strong foundation in mathematic principles.

For a well-rounded education, you can double-major in other fields, like actuarial science, data science, and computer science. If you’re thinking that math education is the path for you, we offer a secondary education teacher certification. Depending on your interests, the great thing about LVC’s math degree is that it’s flexible—allowing you to double-major in any other program here, from the arts and humanities to business.

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to succeed at whatever you do, using your outstanding technical, critical thinking, and communication skills. Need-based departmental scholarships are available.

Learn More About the Program

You’ll learn calculus, linear algebra, probability, statistics, and computer programming as an LVC math major. We offer electives in subjects like abstract algebra and cryptography, and, in your junior and senior years, you’ll help choose topics for specialized upper-level courses. The skills you develop translate well into a fulfilling career—recent graduates work as security engineers, data scientists, programmers, analysts, and researchers for organizations like Elsevier, The Hartford, Mercer, Aetna, and Hershey Medical.

LVC Math Orientation Water Tower Project

Student-Faculty Research

Top Mathematics Research

Flex your math skills with the Mathematical Physics Research Group. You’ll work with professors and peers from the physics and computer and data science programs, collaborating on research topics like functional programming and quantum information science.

median pay for all math occupations in 2022 (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
projected job growth in math careers by 2032 (BLS)
projected new math jobs within the next eight years
of LVC math grads are employed or in graduate school within two years

In Their Words

LVC’s program offers a rigorous curriculum that will challenge you to expand your knowledge beyond the status quo, as professors joyfully share their expertise to personally guide students to succeed in the process of learning.
Tyler Pick ’24, Mathematics and Secondary Education
The LVC program has made me a much more knowledgeable, well-rounded mathematician who can utilize his broad foundational understanding in a variety of practical applications from finance and economics to programming.
Turner Hannon ’24, Mathematics and Actuarial Science
Students in LVC’s Mathematics program are well-rounded. Our program prepares students to learn independently, think critically, and solve complex problems.
Dr. Cristina Mullican, Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences
$1 million
in National Science Foundation grants awarded to math department

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