Math is all around us, from landing that perfect snowboard jump to designing the next best-selling app. It’s about discovering this place we live in through algorithms, calculations and logical reasoning. The mathematics program at Grenfell Campus is available as a four-year Bachelor of Science major or honours. Our mathematics program is the first step toward a wide variety of careers and professional programs, including:
- Law school
- Medical school
- Business and economics
- Software development
- Communications security / cryptology
- Research and graduate school
Why study mathematics at Grenfell?
Mathematics is about solving real world problems with numbers. It’s about learning to think critically and developing analytical skills that will prepare you for countless opportunities. Mathematics is the language of the future. You’ll gain the skills you need to navigate the numbers and prepare for the evolution of many industries.
In Grenfell's mathematics program, you‘ll take courses such as:
- Differential equations
- Numerical analysis
- Applied graph theory
- Vector calculus
- Logical reasoning
- Algorithms and complexity
- Combinatorial Game Theory
Our faculty is passionate about mathematics. Their research includes game theory, recreational mathematics, cryptography, model theory, combinatorial designs, error correcting codes and dynamic systems. And you may even have the chance to work with them as a student researcher.
You must meet to the general
admission requirements for Memorial University and declare mathematics as your major to be admitted to the program.
Students can apply for admission directly from high school. Or, if you have attended another post-secondary institution, you can apply for advanced standing. We recommend that you meet with an academic advisor to discuss transfer credits and course selection.
Graduates of Grenfell's mathematics degree program find career opportunities in a variety of industries, such as:
- Software development
- Market/risk analysis
- Aerospace and aviation
- Entrepreneurial ventures
- Forensic science
- Financial advising
Graduates also do very well on law and business entrance exams. View a comparison of entrance exam performances of math majors to other majors.