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Mathematics & Statistics

Mathematics & Statistics

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  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Mathematics & Computer Science
  • Mathematics with Finance Concentration
  • Business Administration & Mathematics
  • Mathematics (BMath)/Concurrent Education (BEd)

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Mathematicians are in demand, and this program will prepare you for a career equal to your talents. Combine this program with another degree (double major) for a truly unique experience. Also, take courses that will prepare you for an actuary designation. The small class sizes, camaraderie and support in this program is second to none.


Sample Courses: Linear Algebra, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Abstract Algebra, Vector Calculus, Introduction to Statistics


Career Tracks: Actuary, academic and industrial research co-ordinator, bank manager, financial consultant, risk management analyst


Professional Designation Possible: Actuary designation

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U, MHF4U, and MCV4U required. A minimum 70% average in all attempted math courses, excluding MDM4U, is also required.
Minimum Average: 70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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If you’re interested in a career as an actuary or a statistician, this is the right program for you. You’ll train your brain for critical thinking and solving complex problems. You’ll be in a supportive environment with students and faculty who share your passion for numbers. Actuarial preparation available.


Sample Courses: Linear Algebra, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Probability, Statistics


Career Tracks: Statistician, logistics specialist, risk management analyst, financial advisor, research co-ordinator


Professional Designation Possible: Actuary designation

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U, MHF4U, and MCV4U required. A minimum 70% average in all attempted math courses, excluding MDM4U, is also required.
Minimum Average: 70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Go beyond ones and zeros in this exceptional program choice if you’re equally interested in mathematics and computer science. Your foundation in mathematics will make you stand out from the crowd in the tech world and spur on your career. You’ll love the student-centred approach of the program where you’ll get any support you need to succeed.


Sample Courses: Linear Algebra, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Introduction to Algorithms and Programming, Computer Architecture: Digital Design


Career Tracks: Computer programmer, computing consultant, modelling analyst, software engineer, logistics specialist


Professional Designation Possible: Actuary designation

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U, MHF4U, and MCV4U required. A minimum 70% average in all attempted math courses, excluding MDM4U, is required.
Minimum Average: 70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Stand out on Bay Street with your background in both finance and mathematics. You’ll get the chance to prepare for certification in actuarial science, because you’ll be studying in both the math department and the Odette School of Business. You’ll have access to the best of both worlds. This program is a stellar choice for mathematically inclined students looking for a career in the financial sector. Actuarial preparation available.


Sample Courses: Linear Algebra, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Principles of Financial Accounting, Business Finance, Introduction to Economics


Career Tracks: Actuary, bank manager, economic developer, financial advisor, loan consultant, risk management analyst


Professional Designation Possible: Actuary designation

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U, MHF4U, and MCV4U required. 75% average in all attempted math courses.
Minimum Average: 75%*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

Be a business superstar! One of the most sought-after skills gained from a business degree is the ability to assess risks and opportunities. By applying data analysis to your decision making, you’ll allow your business to make better choices faster. With an education in business administration and mathematics, you’ll be an MVP.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Business, Operations Management, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Financial Accounting, Linear Algebra, Differential Calculus, Complex Variables, Introduction to Probability


Specialization Options: Supply Chain and Business Analytics, Finance


Career Tracks: Actuary, business intelligence analyst, supply chain analyst, economist, commercial banker


Professional Designation Possible: CFA (Finance)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U, MHF4U and MCV4U are required. A minimum grade of 70% is required in the required Grade 12 Mathematics courses.
Minimum Average: 73%*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

Get a bachelor of education degree by the numbers in this concurrent program where you’ll also earn a degree in mathematics. This unique program is collaborative and interdisciplinary, preparing you to teach grades 7 to 12. You’ll gain hands-on teaching experience, multiplying your chances of career success.


Sample Courses: Teaching and Learning, Educational Psychology, Assessment and Evaluation, Linear Algebra, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations


Career Tracks: Secondary teacher, principal, special education teacher, learning strategist, academic administrator, department head, financial consultant, bank manager, risk management analyst


Professional Designation Possible: OCT (Ontario College of Teachers)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U, MHF4U, and MCV4U required. SPH4U recommended. A minimum of 70% average in all attempted math courses. Admission to first year only.
Minimum Average: 80%*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General
  • H Honours
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available

Functional Knowledge

  • Designing and executing original observational and experimental studies
  • Discerning and interpreting patterns, trends, and abnormalities in data sets; working with large data sets
  • Intuitively understanding abstract concepts and theoretical approaches to problems
  • Rigorously and methodically analyzing problems using established theoretical frameworks
  • Communicating mathematical arguments and concepts to diverse audiences with clarity and precision
  • Solving complex technical problems and effectively communicating the solution to a lay audience

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Number of Graduates (2018)

100%


Employment Rate of Graduates

Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion (OUGS Mathematics, 2017)

Career Tracks*


  • Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Appraiser
  • Astronomer
  • Bank manager
  • Business advisor
  • Claims adjuster
  • Computer programmer
  • Computing consultant
  • Cryptographer
  • Data scientist
  • Doctor
  • Economic developer
  • Economist
  • Financial advisor
  • Financial analyst
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Lab technician
  • Lawyer
  • Loan consultant
  • Logistician
  • Market researcher
  • Mathematician
  • Modeling analyst
  • Operations research analyst
  • Payroll officer
  • Professor
  • Project manager
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Real estate broker
  • Research co-ordinator
  • Risk management analyst
  • Software engineer
  • Statistician
  • Teacher

* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.


Common sectors for graduates

  • Academia
  • Actuarial science
  • Banking and fi nancial services
  • Business and commerce
  • Education: Curriculum design, teaching
  • Government: Research and policy development
  • Industry: Forecasting, product development/testing
  • IT and Computer Science
  • Statistics and Research: Public and private sectors
  • Telecommunications

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Career Planning Cycle

Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation and beyond. It is a fluid, dynamic, and lifelong process. You can move on or return to an earlier stage in the cycle at any time.

Manage Your Career - 1. Asses Yourself - 2. Explore Careers - 3. Expand Skills - 4. Market Yourself - 5. Find a job

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Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.

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  • Speak with professors, staff and current students
  • Learn about our Student Awards and Financial Aid program
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Why you should attend Open House

  • Attend program presentations
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  • Speak with professors, staff and current students
  • Learn about our Student Awards and Financial Aid program
  • See the campus including residence and our athletic facilities
  • Remember to sign-in for your chance to win free fall semester tuition!

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