Mathematical Studies

mathematical studies
What is Mathematical Studies?

Choose your own adventure! You’re a curious, passionate student looking for a mathematics education that covers the full spectrum of courses and topics. We’re one of the world’s top centres for math and computer science. Together, we’re a logical match! Follow your passion with courses in algebra, calculus, combinatorics, computer science, number theory, statistics and more.

By graduation, your analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills will set you apart from the competition, no matter which career you choose!

  • Available as a co-op or regular program
  • There are 40 courses for this degree
  • Graduate with a Bachelor of Mathematics, major in Mathematical Studies
  • Specializations in Business

First-year courses

  • MATH 135/145 - Classical Algebra
  • MATH 137/147 - Calculus 1
  • CS 115/135/145 - Computer Science
  • A communications course
  • One non-math elective

See full courses in our undergraduate calendar.

Upper-year courses

  • ARBUE 302 - Principles of Marketing
  • CO 250 - Introduction to Optimization
  • CO 370 - Deterministic OR Models
  • CS 330 - Management Information Systems
  • LS 271 - Conflict Resolution

Sample co-op jobs

  • Project Manager, Wireless Generation Inc.
  • Software Developer, Quality Assurance, Unitron Hearing Ltd.
  • Support Analysts, Deutsche Bank AG

Sample careers

  • Business Intelligence Consultant, Adastra
  • Controller, Goldman Sachs (Japan) Ltd.
  • Field Auditor, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
  • Group Leader, National Research Council Canada
  • Manager, Hutchison Telecom

Student story

Meet Ishpreet

Ishpreet is interested in becoming a math and chemistry teacher. She's used her co-op opportunities to work as a math tutor at Humber College to grow her teaching experience. Outside of her studies, she enjoys longboarding, rollerskating, eboarding (all the fun stuff on wheels), and makeup. 

Similar programs

Mathematical Studies offers a considerable amount of flexibility to choose courses within and outside of mathematics.

This program has the potential to be similar to many other math programs depending on the courses selected for this degree.

How to apply

Apply to Mathematics for admissions consideration. If admitted, speak with an academic advisor after first year to declare Mathematical Studies as a major.

Find out more information on the steps to apply.