For the student of the humanities, the social sciences, or business, mathematics at Fairfield University offers training in basic mathematical skills and their application to real world problems. However, more importantly, it attempts to make you aware of the relationships between mathematics and other branches of knowledge, while imparting a sense of its historical and cultural value, as well.
The mathematics major offers you a strong and broad background in undergraduate mathematics, providing the foundation for further graduate studies in theoretical or applied fields of mathematics, for advanced study in fields where strong quantitative skills are needed, or for employment in mathematics-related fields in industry or in teaching. The mathematics minor offers you an opportunity to strengthen their mathematical backgrounds.
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers majors and minors in both areas. Learn more about computer science.