Think critically, analytically and logically.

The mathematics major provides a solid foundation in the discipline and prepares students for work in a variety of fields. Highly developed logic and problem solving skills make mathematics graduates attractive candidates for many business and government positions. This degree is often used as a basis for graduate studies in mathematics, law and business.

An undergraduate degree in mathematics is highly desirable for advanced education in a wide variety of professional fields. Personal satisfaction and pay levels are well above average, and mathematics majors are in demand by employers. Cornerstone’s Christian perspective will help you to experience mathematics as a window to the beauty, creativity and order that God expresses in his creation.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Kinesiology, Science & Mathematics
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Minor
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Career Options

    Graduates with a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics typically accept positions as analysts, engineers, managers and actuaries in business, research or government. Actuarial science, operations research and statistical analysis also recruit mathematics graduates.

    Earning an advanced degree in mathematics opens opportunities such as research and development and cryptography. It is also an excellent foundation for graduate study in business, law, linguistics and theology.

    Relevant Classes

    A well-rounded list of liberal arts and major classes prepare you to excel as an innovative, character-driven professional. And trained advisers provide the personalized, strengths-focused guidance you need to thrive as a college student and complete your degree.

    Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide. This shows how you can finish your degree in four years.

  • Real-World Experience

    Here, 100% of traditional undergraduate students complete an academic internship or practicum. More than a graduation requirement, this hands-on opportunity helps you explore your vocation and gain the practical experience necessary for career success.

    With support from campus resources such as the Center for Career & Life Calling, our students have landed internships at organizations such as:

    • Hole in My Heart Ministries
    • Nexus Academy of Lansing
    • Presidio

    Marketable Expertise

    Cornerstone graduates are influencers in their work, neighborhoods and world for Christ. You can find them building lives that matter in West Michigan and countries around the world.

    Because of their broad knowledge base, major-specific skills and servant leadership qualities, they've contributed value to teams at:

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