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Mathematics Minor

Thinking about objects of complexity and beauty to solve the world's most pressing problems

Mathematics Minor

Thinking about objects of complexity and beauty to solve the world's most pressing problems

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A mathematics minor will enable you to acquire an extensive knowledge of mathematical concepts and computational techniques to broaden your major area of study and enhance your career options. The rigorous and flexible minor program in mathematics is designed to accommodate the academic and professional or career goals of students with majors in chemistry, physics, life sciences and health professions as well as those from engineering, business and other disciplines.

Students take foundational courses in calculus and linear algebra and select the rest of the math elective courses to complement their major field of study or an area of interest. Electives include a broad selection of courses designed to fit your program of study and career interests (see below).

Students interested in adding a minor in mathematics should contact lead advisor Dr. Adel Faridani (faridani@oregonstate.edu; 541- 737-5182; Office: Kidder 294A).

Sample courses

Mathematics for Management, Life and Social Sciences

Mathematical Software

Introduction to Numerical Analysis

Introduction to Mathematical Biology

Introduction to Probability

Complex Variables

Meet our students and alumni

Math senior will use data to increase efficiency of governments and the private sector

For Rachel Legard ('19), a mathematics and business double major, participation and involvement in student and campus organizations has always been a priority.

Helping students succeed in mathematics

As the newly appointed coordinator of the Math and Statistics Learning Center, Wendy Rose Aaron will enhance the tools provided to mathematics students campus wide.

Winning at baseball with math and statistics

<p>Math senior and baseball analytics expert Morgan Pearson was given job offers by two Major League Baseball teams—Texas Rangers and New York Yankees.</p>

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