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The ability to think analytically and solve problems in diverse fields, such as business, education and engineering.

Become the expert in the intelligent analysis and solving of diverse problems. Our mathematics students develop strong technical and computation skills, with wide applicability. Gain access to faculty-led research opportunities, labs, internships, tutoring and connections to job opportunities in mathematics. 

Unique to our department is our long tradition of successfully preparing students for the field of actuarial science. Actuaries apply mathematical and statistical techniques to solve problems in finance, insurance and related fields. DePauw students graduate with the strong mathematical skills and business acumen to apply their technical knowledge to various aspects of the insurance industry. 

Sample Courses

  • Mathematics of Compound Interest
  • Calculus
  • Algebraic Structures
  • Statistical Model Analysis
  • Algorithmic Graph Theory
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Probability
  • Linear Algebra
  • Analysis  

Career Options

  • Computer Programmer
  • Actuary
  • Statistical Consultant
  • Engineer
  • Risk Analyst
  • Bank Manager
  • Financial Services Officer
  • Teacher
  • Accountant
  • Financial Planner

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