Mathematics

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) major, minor or concentration offered.

Why Study Mathematics?

Mathematics permeates both everyday life and numerous academic and professional endeavours. It can be termed the language of science and technology. It also infuses business, the social sciences, engineering, computing, and information sciences.

TWU offers you a mathematics curriculum that spans the range of courses from statistics to pure to applied mathematics, depending on your career choice. More, you learn mathematics in a Christian liberal arts context, which gives you both an integration of faith and discipline and an interdisciplinary breadth of learning not available at many universities.

Careers

Graduates in mathematics have rewarding careers in teaching, industry, business, research and actual science. There are numerous opportunities for mathematics teachers in elementary and secondary grade school and at the college and university level. Many leading research companies recruit mathematics majors for their superior problem-solving and analytical skills.

Courses

The TWU program incorporates pure and applied mathematics. Courses include Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences, Statistics, Calculus, Complex Analysis, Mathematical Methods of Physics, Geometry, Number Theory, Discrete Mathematics, Numerical Analysis, Differential Equations, Abstract Algebra, and Foundations of Mathematical Sciences. Our courses are listed in the TWU Academic Calendar (click on "Course Descriptions" and then "Mathematics").

Faculty

TWU professors are not only experts in their discipline, they present mathematics from a Christian world view and in an interdisciplinary setting. They facilitate learning via small classes and mentoring relationships--so you'll gain more from their expertise.

"We believe our students should be well grounded not only in mathematics, but also in its intricate connections to science, history, philosophy and theology." - John Byl, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, and former chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences.