Almost all Kent State students have to take at least one math class. If you think that you won't need math in your future career, please reconsider. You will certainly benefit from problem-solving skills and the ability to think logically and express yourself precisely. Numerical and quantitative literacy is indispensable in our modern fast-changing world. Mathematics can give you the professional skills needed to excel in a variety of fields.
Our full-time and adjunct faculty are devoted to providing our students with the best possible mathematics education. We are a group of experienced math instructors, highly qualified to teach a wide variety of classes, from developmental math to the senior-level classes for math majors. Computer labs, math software and other modern technology are integral part of our courses.
Students can complete all requirements for the B.A. or B.S. in mathematics at Kent State Stark.
In addition, student can satisfy the Kent Core Requirements, get a minor in mathematics or fulfill the requirements for the middle childhood education degree with a concentration in mathematics. We also offer core math classes which prepare you for college-level math.
In our technology and information-driven society, the ability to analyze and solve quantitative problems is naturally a key factor which distinguishes the most valuable employees and highest earners. Contrary to a popular misconception (which is not shared worldwide), mathematicians develop problem-solving skills far beyond the domain of textbook problems in arithmetic and algebra - their analytical skills have always been highly valued in the business world. For this reason, mathematics-related careers tend to be less stressful and offer greater work-life balance than most other careers with comparable salaries.