Why Hartwick?

Mathematics is more than just numbers and equations. It’s understanding how to apply logic and solve problems. Whether you want to study probability, statistics, geometry, or even the history of mathematics, you’ll work closely with your Faculty Mentor to develop the critical thinking skills you’ll need to succeed in any workplace.

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Your degree in Mathematics will give you the foundational knowledge you can take into a wide variety of careers.

Pair with an Education Certification and share your passion for mathematics with students. Adding Physics or Chemistry courses will deepen your understanding of these complex fields. Business, Economics or Accounting courses will help you understand market analytics and global economies.

Your Career Coach will guide you towards real-world work experiences that field-test your skills, and your Alumni Mentor will offer you personalized and practical advice for navigating the working world after Hartwick. And your Success Coach will be there the whole time, cheering you on.


Starting in your first year, FlightPath’s 21st Century Skills modules in technology and Big Data analytics will position you to be ready for the job market.

Your Junior Seminar gives you the opportunity to delve deep into a topic of your choosing, then give a presentation to your peers. It’s all part of Hartwick’s immersive, experiential learning.


From the start of your Hartwick career, you’ll learn not only the core concepts of mathematics, but how to read and write mathematics copy, as well as “speak” in mathematics language, allowing you to share the concepts you’ve learned with others.

In your Senior year, you’ll work one-on-one with your faculty mentor in an Independent Study to put together your SOAR Capstone Project. You’ll Pick a topic that interests you, from Taxicab Geometry to Game Theory, and prepare both a written and oral presentation to share at the Senior Showcase.



Like Lucus Mussi ‘22, now in his first year studying Chemistry at Penn State’s Eberly College of Science. At Hartwick, he received the David A. Diener Mathematics Achievement Award.


Like Kit Traeger ‘16, an Equity Derivatives Trader at Schonfeld. During his time at Hartwick, he played soccer and was on the President’s List as a scholar-athlete. He interned with Deutsche Bank in Bangkok, Thailand, updating their consumer database and job shadowing the heads of Sales and Foreign Institutional Trading.


Like Madison Miller ‘20, now a sixth grade teacher in the Academic Intervention Services at Oneonta Middle School. A star soccer player, she was the recipient of the Margaret Lunn Memorial Award and the Phillip S. Wilder Jr. Award for academic distinction and was named Hartwick representative on the Empire 8 Conference Sportswoman of the Year Team.


Min Chung

Professor and Department Chair of Mathematics

Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program

Ready to move faster? Get the full Hartwick mathematics experience in three-quarters the time at three-quarters the cost.

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