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Mathematics

What can I do in mathematics?

Students who study mathematics often find careers that use their skills with numbers. While the most common math careers involve teaching either at the secondary or postsecondary level, there are many exciting careers where mathematicians are employed including software engineering, computer systems analysis, computer programming, astronomy and space exploration, climate study, medicine, national security, cryptology, engineering, robotics, animated films, a wide range of businesses, statistics, political science and more.

What characteristics and skills do I need to work in this field?

Mathematics professionals have an affinity for working with numbers and enjoy step-by-step problem solving. They are also patient and disciplined.

Where can I work?

Mathematicians often work in school and college settings, but others may work for government agencies, corporations or in laboratories.

What does Trident Technical College offer?

The Mathematics department offers courses in beginning algebra through calculus and differential equations as well as probability and statistics and contemporary mathematics. TTC’s college-level mathematics courses will transfer to four-year colleges or universities across the state and nation (with some courses dependent on the student's major).