• MATHEMATICS

    Degrees Offered:  Bachelor of Science

    Program Overview

    Students majoring in Mathematics receive a solid foundation in mathematics with courses ranging from the calculus sequence to foundations in mathematics, as well as linear and abstract algebra and calculus-based physics. Students choose from a selection of courses including mathematical statistics, differential equations, real and complex analysis, geometry, and physics to complete major requirements. This major is designed to prepare students for careers in industry, government or for additional study in graduate school.

    Key Points About the Major

    • Prepares students for a wide range of careers. 
    • Minor concentrations can be used to enhance career opportunities. 
    • Students learn to communicate mathematical ideas in written and oral forms. 
    • Problem-solving skills are used in a variety of situations.

    Why ODU?

    • Personal attention and guidance provided by skilled academic advisors in mathematics.
    • Career flexibility made possible by a liberal arts degree.
    • Small class sizes provide more faculty-student interaction.

    New Initiatives

    Ohio Dominican's Department of Mathematics has been recognized in the media for its new and exciting initiatives.

     

     

    Internships and Research

    Several students in the recent past have had summer internships.  Some students presented their work at conferences.

    Career Possibilities

    ODU Math majors are prepared to take their place in the 21st century workforce. The fields of business, medicine, industry, education and government utilize Mathematics majors, who find professional satisfaction in jobs such as computer science, engineering, statistical analysis, national security or the actuarial sciences. Examples of entry-level career positions include: Actuarial Assistant, Analyst, Programmer Analyst, Business Analyst,  Problem-Solver, Junior Programmer, Consultant-Mathematics.

    On Campus Opportunities

    Majors can participate in tutoring in the Math Lab.  They can also collaborate with faculty on projects.

    For More Information About the Mathematics Program...

    Contact Dr. Anna Davis, Department Chair: Mathematics and Computer Science, at davisa@ohiodominican.edu to learn more about the Mathematics program and/or any of the other programs in this Division such as Math Education, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and Computer Information Systems.

     

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