Careers and Mathematics –
Some described the power and versatility of mathematics by observing that it is the language of science and equations are its poetry. Today’s competitiveness need for precision and speed of computational networks make the power and benefits of solid analysis and problem-solving skills even more valuable. The opportunities are great. Mathematics is the language of analysis in business, education, kinesiology, science, medicine, demographics, behavioral analysis, communication, mucis…and equations are still its poetry.
What can I do with a degree in mathematics?
Michelle Monroe (’06), High School Mathematics Department Head – Michelle Monroe is now the head of the Mathematics Department at Jefferson High School. In the four years since she graduated Michelle has completed her master’s degree at Troy State University and taught with such excellence that she was selected the be the head of the department. In addition to teaching, Michelle is the JV girls basketball coach, assistant varsity basketball coach, and assistant track coach.
Luke Underwood (’08), High School Mathematics Instructor – Luke Underwood used the flexibility in the mathematics major to double major in mathematics and Christian ministries. Luke’s Christian ministries’ internship in South Africa, teaching mathematics in a public elementary and high school, was invaluable and launched his teaching career. Today he is teaching pre-calculus and calculus in a high school in southern Florida.