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It is a great idea to major or minor in mathematics. People with quantitative skills find better jobs and live longer. Our department currently offers a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in mathematics, as well as a Minor in mathematics. The links below contain information about our major and minor programs.

Math major requirement worksheet (PDF)

University of Maine Gen-Ed requirements

Topics that instructors are required to cover in Calculus I (PDF)

Topics that instructors are required to cover in Calculus II (PDF)

**Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)**

Some math majors take advantage of the many opportunities for research, both in the department and externally. The following pages list undergraduate summer research programs across the country.

American Mathematical Society REU page

SIAM fellowship and research page

Pathways to science summer research listings

**Career choices for Math Majors**

Majoring in mathematics opens up many possibilities for careers requiring quantitative expertise. Such jobs are routinely reported as being the most satisfying and desirable in the US. The American Mathematical Society has a page with many items of interest to math majors, including career options.

The Mathematical Association of America also maintains a page with information about Mathematics careers.

See also our Links/Resources page.

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