## Optional Specializations

These specializations are optional and not required to receive a major in mathematics. Courses can be used to satisfy both requirements for the mathematics major and an optional specialization.

Students whose career goal is in financial mathematics or the actuarial field should complete the Actuarial Science specialization. Students who will be attending graduate school in mathematics should complete the Advanced Mathematics specialization. Students interested in a career in mathematical biology should complete the Biomathematics specialization. And, students who intend to become high school teachers should complete the Secondary Mathematics Education specialization.

Students completing a specialization are well served by using some of the courses in the specialization to satisfy requirements for the core major.