Mathematics - Physics

Olin Hall

Curious about how mathematical methods frameworks impact the formulation of theoretical concepts in physics?  Interested in such fields as calculus, quantum mechanics or the theory of relativity? If so, Whitman's mathematics-physics major is an excellent choice for you as it offers:

An innovative and interdisciplinary curriculum designed to help you build a strong foundation in both mathematics and physics as well as develop effective critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, and oral and written communication skills.

A challenging yet supportive learning environment featuring small classes led by mentoring professors drawn from both the mathematics and physics departments; collaborative, seminar-style discussions, faculty-supervised independent research work, as well as the informal weekly meetings and academic and social events organized through the mathematics club.

Access to extensive technology resources, including the Mathematics Department's state-of-the-art computer lab.