# Mathematics Programs

**Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Department**

Mathematics is a fascinating and exciting field preparing its graduates for a wide range of careers. Math majors develop many skills including the ability to formulate and solve problems, logical and critical thinking, numerical computation, and quantitative skills. These skills are crucial in many fields. Career opportunities include working as a Mathematician, Computer Scientist, Statistician, Economist, Actuary, Cryptologist, Biostatistician, and College Professor. The department offers three concentrations within the B.A. in Mathematics: Computer Science, Actuarial Science, and Financial Mathematics. Also available is the five year Quest program (Elementary and Secondary education), preparing students to become teachers.

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The following websites provide a great deal of information about mathematics and more career options in the field:

##### Contact:

**Laila Khreisat, Ph.D.**

Department Chair

Tel: 973-443-8680

Fax: 973-443-8683

**Department of Mathematics Computer Science and Physics**

Fairleigh Dickinson University

285 Madison Ave - M-ZN2-02

Madison, NJ 07940

**Office Location**

ZEN 250, Room 257