In an Honours degree in Mathematics, you will acquire the knowledge to understand, model and investigate phenomena occurring, for example, in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, and finance. Your strong mathematical foundation may be applied to areas such as disease transmission, blood coagulation, optimization of manufacturing processes, quantum computing, chemical process modelling, and image analysis. The mathematics major features a unique level of flexibility, offering a wide variety of possibilities for your application area of focus. During your studies at Guelph you will experience outstanding teaching from locally and internationally recognized faculty. In upper level courses, the class sizes are small, allowing for extensive interaction with your professors. Overall, Mathematics at Guelph will be an exciting and fulfilling start to your career. Graduates from this program have gone on to teach at the elementary and secondary level, to academic careers at institutions around the world, to apply mathematical techniques in a variety of industrial settings, to careers in the financial industry, to do programming to produce mathematical software tools, to become policy analysts as well as bioinformaticians in medical research.
Further information about the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences can be found at: http://www.uoguelph.ca/ceps
Information regarding research and faculty involved in the Mathematics major can be found at: http://www.mathstat.uoguelph.ca/
Information about what students have done with a Mathematics major can be found on the Career Services website.
A complete listing of all courses required for this major can be found in the Schedule of Studies located in the Undergraduate Calendar.