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 you will discover the beauty of deep connections without neglecting trivial theorems.

Math Student

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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Career 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
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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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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.

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Math­e­mat­ics is not about num­bers, equa­tions, com­pu­ta­tions or algo­rithms: it is about under­stand­ing.” — William Paul Thurston

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