Mathematics & Statistics - Undergraduate Program - University of Windsor - Windsor, Ontario, Canada
 

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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: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 70% (70% average in all attempted math courses.)
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 86%

* 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 Mathematics and Statistics. 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: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 70% (70% average in all attempted math courses.)
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 86%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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This is an 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 be supported on your way to success. Actuarial preparation available.


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: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 70% (70% average in all attempted math courses.)
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 86%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Stand out on Bay Street with your background in both finance and mathematics. 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: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 75% (75% average of six Grade 12 U or M courses, with minimum 75% average on math courses.)

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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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 will allow your business to make better choices faster.


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: Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, International Business, Supply Chain and Business Analytics


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


Professional Designation Possible: CPA (Accounting), CFA (Finance), CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional)

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 73% (70% in the grade 12 U math courses)

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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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: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U. English/ENG4U.
Recommended: Physics/SPH4U
Minimum Average: 80% (70% average in all attempted math courses.)
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 90%
Note: Admission to first year only.

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Be the person with the answers! Develop your critical thinking skills to solve complex challenges and problems in financial and insurance industries. Our supportive learning environment with small class sizes and engaging professors will prepare you for an actuarial designation. Upon graduation, you’ll move into an in demand career assessing risks in the insurance and finance industries.


Sample Courses: Mathematical Foundations, Probability, Statistics, Theory of Interest, Life Contingencies I and II


Career Tracks: Actuary, Risk management analyst, budget analyst, statistician, financial analyst

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U. English/ENG4U.
Minimum Average: 70% (70% average in all attempted math courses.)
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 86%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General 3-year program
  • H Honours 4-year program
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available
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Katherine Vrantsidis

"Math + UWindsor = Great Student Experience. The professors are supportive, and the student body has a community feel. The courses provide exposure to many sub-disciplines of mathematics along with flexibility to pursue your interests. I did research through the Outstanding Scholars program and was the President of the Mathematics & Statistics Student Association, among other involvement."

Katherine Vrantsidis
BMath (Honours) in Mathematics, Katherine is now working as an Associate Actuary Health Alliance Plan

What Will I Learn?

  • 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 (2020)

100%

EMPLOYMENT RATE OF GRADUATES*

*Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion (OUGS Mathematics, 2019)

Explore your opportunities

  • 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

High-Impact Practices (HIP)

A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration.


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