The B.S. in mathematics degree with an emphasis in fiscal mathematics program provides a sufficient background in mathematics, statistics, and to some extent, computer science to produce graduates who can work in areas requiring applied mathematical techniques and tools. This degree is structured to allow additional, optional, courses that enable the student to focus on a variety of further areas of interest. 

Degree Requirements

The following is a brief summary of degree requirements. For complete information and restrictions, please consult the University of Missouri-St. Louis Bulletin appropriate for you.

I. All general education requirements of the University. Courses in the major may be used to meet the university’s general education breadth of study requirement in natural sciences and mathematics.

II. The following course work in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is required. (Must be completed with a grade of C- or higher)

Courses Required Hours
CMP SCI 1250 Introduction to Computing 3
MATH 1320 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3
MATH 1800  Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5
MATH 1900 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5
MATH 2000 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 5
MATH 2020  Introduction to Differential Equations 3
MATH 2450 Elementary Linear Algebra 3
MATH 3250 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 4200 Mathematical Statistics I 3
MATH 4210 Mathematical Statistics II 3
Total Hours 36
MATH 4010 Financial Mathematics I
MATH 4020 Financial Mathematics II
FINANCE 3500 Financial Management
MATH 4005 Exploratory Data Analysis with R
ECON 4100 Introduction to Econometrics
ECON 4110 Applied Econometrics
or ECON 4130 Business and Economic Forecasting


Complete two of the following courses:


FINANCE 3503 Computer Applications in Finance
FINANCE 3520 Investments
FINANCE 3521 Financial Engineering Apply Derivatives
FINANCE 3523 Fixed Income Analysis
FINANCE 3540 Introduction to Financial Institutions and Financial Markets