About Mathematics

Math is everywhere, from fantasy football leagues and back-to-school sales to new construction and NASA launches. Our Mathematics major encourages advanced quantitative reasoning skills as a base for cutting-edge scientific and industrial applications, and the success of our graduates is testament to the opportunities this major will open for you.


Students majoring in math exceed the average LSAT and GMAT more than students with any other major (+12.8% for LSAT, +13.3% GMAT). 

Job Options

GC graduates in Mathematics have found great careers with their skills in statistical analysis, working as everything from a credit risk analyst to a business innovation consultant to managing programs for the US Air Force.

Top Three

Mathematician and Actuary consistently rank among the top three most-desirable job-types, in national surveys—just ask our graduates working at places like Humana or The Neilsen Company, or those teaching at colleges and universities across the nation.

Program Requirements

33 hours for BA degree; 39 hours for BS degree; 18 hours for minor

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Potential Careers

“My experience in the GC Mathematics program was exceptional. I learned the essential elements of critical thinking, analysis, and tenacity. Each faculty member I encountered serves as the embodiment of the professor I strive to be every day.”

 - Molly Dunkum, '99, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Western Kentucky University


“Being a math major at Georgetown College challenged me to approach problems creatively, and to persevere in solving them...a skill I hope to instill in my own students!” 

 - Kyndal Yager, '15, Algebra 2 & AP Calculus Teacher, Carroll County High School, KY

"The math program provided me with both the foundation and critical thinking skills that have been invaluable in pursuing my passion for applied mathematical modeling—and with some life-long friendships, to boot!”

 - Kurtis Mann, '14, PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky

"Being a GC math major gave me the technical skill, acumen, and confidence to manage multi-million dollar military contracts that bring cutting-edge technologies to today's warfighter."

 - Heidi Lovejoy, '06, USAF Program Manager

Mathematics Contact

Want to know more about this academic program? Contact the department chair for more information.

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