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Mathematics Major - HBSc

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Program Overview

The Major program provides a solid foundation in basic areas of mathematics, especially those with applications in other disciplines. Students will be able to develop a thorough understanding of the foundational principles of Mathematics, and will also learn more about its relationships with other sciences. With depth and rigor, mathematics provides an outstanding foundation for further study in any area of academic inquiry, and myriad possible career paths, including, for example, engineering, finance, biotechnology, telecommunications and information technology.
 

Check out future career opportunities and skills acquired from completing this program:

1. Competencies & Skills

  • Developing computational methods and applying mathematical theories and techniques to solve practical problems in business, engineering, the sciences, or other fields.
  • Developing mathematical or statistical models of phenomena to use for analysis or for computational simulation.

2. Careers for Graduates

  • Quantitative Analyst in Corporations
  • Business Intelligence Specialist in Telecommunications
  • Business Analyst in Financial Services
  • Logistics Analyst in Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain Analyst in Wholesale Services
  • Application Developer in Technology Consulting
  • Technical Analyst in Software Development

3. Further Education

  • Mathematics (Pure)
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Actuarial Science
  • Combinatorics (Cryptography)
  • Biostatistics
  • Management and Accounting
  • Management and Operations
  • Business Administration

Program Pathway

Year 1
CHOOSE YOUR COURSES WISELY
DEVELOP YOUR ACADEMIC & RESEARCH SKILLS
APPLY THEORY TO PRACTICE
BECOME AN ENGAGED CITIZEN (LOCALLY & GLOBALLY)
PLAN FOR YOUR FUTURE CAREER
Year 2
CHOOSE YOUR COURSES WISELY

DEVELOP YOUR ACADEMIC & RESEARCH SKILLS

APPLY THEORY TO PRACTICE

  • Get involved in relevant opportunities on and/or off campus; apply to Work Study, or other part-time and summer jobs on CLNx (>Jobs & Recruitment).

BECOME AN ENGAGED CITIZEN (LOCALLY & GLOBALLY)

  • Check CLNx (>Jobs & Recruitment) for Work Study or volunteer positions on campus to gain experience and to get involved.

PLAN FOR YOUR FUTURE CAREER

  • Considering grad school? Speak to professors and advisors early so you are on track.
  • Explore careers through the AA&CC’s Job Shadowing and In The Field programs.
Year 3

CHOOSE YOUR COURSES WISELY

DEVELOP YOUR ACADEMIC & RESEARCH SKILLS
APPLY THEORY TO PRACTICE
  • Build on your skills and knowledge through relevant events offered through your department, student groupsDSL and the AA&CC.
BECOME AN ENGAGED CITIZEN (LOCALLY & GLOBALLY)
PLAN FOR YOUR FUTURE CAREER
Year 4 or Final Year
CHOOSE YOUR COURSES WISELY
DEVELOP YOUR ACADEMIC & RESEARCH SKILLS
APPLY THEORY TO PRACTICE
  • Attend the Summer & Full-time Job Fair in January to meet with potential employers looking to hire students for summer and full-time positions relevant to your field.
BECOME AN ENGAGED CITIZEN (LOCALLY & GLOBALLY)
  • Participate in the AA&CC’s Partners in Leadership program to learn and network with an alumni mentor about transitioning to work or further education.
PLAN FOR YOUR FUTURE CAREER
  • Attend the AA&CC’s Get Hired job search conference in April/May.
  • Attend a Jobs for Grads orientation for a job search “crash course” and for access to full-time job listings.
  • Get your personal statement reviewed in the AA&CC.

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Did You Know

The US Bureau of Labor reports that between 2018 and 2028 the job market for mathematicians is expected to grow by 30%