Liberal Arts AA and AS Degrees

Emphasis Area – Mathematics

Mathematics is a field of study which is known for its role in developing critical thinking. Students with strong mathematical backgrounds and understanding enjoy a wide range of career choices as well as exceptional employability.

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, consider taking your calculus course(s) at Hawkeye as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.

Career Opportunities

An undergraduate degree in mathematics can lead to careers in:

  • government
  • business
  • secondary teaching
  • life science
  • physical science
  • actuarial science
  • public relations
  • banking
  • police science

Graduate study is advisable for some business and governmental positions and for college teaching or research.

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Emily Oldfather
Grundy Hall 266
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Rod Holke-Farnam
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319-296-2329 ext.1266
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Kay Wenzel
Grundy Hall 285
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Cynthia Bottrell
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