Mathematical Studies

Mathematics is the foundation of commerce, computing, engineering, and science. This program is the most flexible of all programs in the Faculty of Mathematics.

It provides you with a broad mathematics education, including courses in algebra, calculus, combinatorics, computer science, geometry, number theory, and statistics. If you enjoy mathematics and want the opportunity to hone your analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills, but don’t want to narrow your focus on one major only, then this program is for you.


Admission requirements

  • Apply to Mathematics and choose Mathematical Studies as your major


briefcaseAvailable as a regular or co-op program

math tieOffered by the Faculty of Mathematics

Graduation capEarn a Bachelor of Mathematics degree in Mathematical Studies

 

Co-op

By alternating school terms and paid co-op work terms throughout your degree, you can explore new career areas and types of employers as your career interests evolve.

Co-op work/study sequences

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

F

W

S

F

W

S

F

W

S

F

W

S

F

W

S

1A

1B

*

2A

*

2B

*

3A

*

3B

*

4A

*

4B

 

1A

1B

*

2A

2B

*

3A

*

3B

*

4A

*

*

4B

 

1A

1B

Off

2A

*

2B

*

3A

*

3B

*

4A

*

*

4B

1A

1B

2A

*

2B

*

3A

*

3B

*

4A

*

*

4B

 

F = Fall (September-December), W = Winter (January to April), S = Spring (May to August)
1A = First year, first term; 1B = First year, second term; 2A = Second year, first term; etc.
* = Co-op work term
Off = You can make your own plans for that term (work, travel, vacation, etc.)


What can you do with a degree in Mathematical Studies?

Recent graduates

  • Analyst, TD Securities
  • Instructor, Centennial College
  • Private Banking Executive, Barclays Bank
  • Software Test Specialist, BlackBerry 
  • Sr. Economist, Education, Ministry of Finance, Ontario
  • Systems Analyst, Pepsi-Cola Canada
  • VP Platform Optimization, adMarketplace
  • Database Analyst, Toronto Star Newspapers
  • Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation
  • System Report Analyst, Manulife Financial

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