Mathematics
Bring your passion for numbers and let’s interpret data together in the poetic realm of mathematics. Search for elegant proofs as in the theorem of quadratic reciprocity and the Pythagorean theorem at OC.
Fast Facts

100% pass rate for math majors on teacher education certification exams

3 Tests in which math majors excel: GMAT, GRE & LSAT

132 OC inductees into Kappa Mu Epsilon since 2007

3 Corporate areas of mathematical focus: models and forecasts, marketing trend statistics and financial calculations
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Engineering & Computer Science ScholarshipsCareer Paths
A Mathematics degree from OC provides the skills necessary for students to pursue career opportunities in:
 Urban Planning
 Economic Analyst
 Investment Manager
 Computer Systems Analyst
 Actuary
 Real Estate Appraiser
 Biostatistician
 Purchasing Manager
 Budget Analyst
 Information Systems Analyst
OC students participate in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, otherwise known as
The Hardest Math Test in the World
Picture yourself on a Saturday, spending six hours wrestling with six math problems alongside the best math students in North America. The preeminent mathematics competition for undergraduate college students in the US and Canada presents problems that have the brightest mathematical minds scratching their heads. Challenge yourself at the highest levels as an OC student to be prepared for all of the possibilities a mathematics degree affords.
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Even after they graduate, our Eagles don't stop learning, growing and changing the world.
Jean Pierre Mutanguha (14) landed two top postdoctoral positions, one with the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn, Germany, followed by a second postdoctoral placement through the Institute of Advanced Study and Princeton University.
Math Course Flowchart
Why a flowchart? Because it is orderly, informative and easy to interpret of course. Use it to map out your college mathematics schedule.
“Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations or algorithms: it is about understanding.” — William Paul Thurston
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