Quality Education and Mentoring
Barry mathematical sciences students will receive a strong foundation for careers in mathematics. The courses of study cover the main areas of algebra, analysis, probability, statistics, numerical analysis and topology. Co-requisites in physics and computer science are also required. There are three possible concentrations within Mathematical Sciences: General Mathematics, Statistics/Actuarial Science and Computational Mathematics. We also offer a pre-Engineering program.
The math program is supported by superb Faculty, who are committed and outstanding instructors, advisors, and scholars. Our Faculty received several grants from prestigious agencies such as NASA, NSA and US Aid. Our faculty have also offered assistance to the Florida Department of Education with the Florida Teacher Certification Examination and the FCAT, the statewide assessment of students in middle and high school.
Small Class Size
At Barry you'll find a small student-faculty ratio (13:1) where teaching is our number one priority.
The BS in Mathematical Sciences prepares students for graduate study in Mathematics, Statistics and related areas and prepares students for jobs that may require graduate study, such as college teaching, research, industry, actuarial science, demography, etc. Employers of our graduates include the banking and financial industry, school systems, colleges, universities, insurance companies and government agencies, such as the U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Energy, Department of Defense, National Security Agency and others. Other alumni went to pursue graduate studies in prestigious schools, including Carnegie-Mellon, NYU, Stanford, John Hopkins, and Northwestern University.
92.3% of our graduates rate the education received at Barry as Above Average or Excellent. 88.5 % of those who have responded indicate that they are either working in their field or in graduate school. 39.2 % of the students have attended graduate school.
Barry University Mission
Barry University promotes and supports intellectual life and life-long learning and development. BU is a global, inclusive community characterized by interdependence, dignity and equality, and compassion and respect for self and others. BU expects all members of the community to accept the social responsibility to foster peace and nonviolence, to strive for equity and democracy, to recognize the sacredness of Earth. Barry University is committed to serving local and global communities through collaborative and productive partnerships.