Mathematics Majors 2018

Are you looking for a major that enables you to develop your analytical thinking, quantitative reasoning, and problem-solving skills, and prepares you for the rigors of professional or graduate school? If you’re someone who enjoyed algebra, calculus, or geometry in high school, our Mathematics and Statistics Department may be exactly where you belong. As a mathematics major at Whitman, you will discover:

  • An innovative and challenging curriculum that integrates a broad variety of course options in both mathematics and applied mathematics with the study of unique aspects of mathematical exposition.
  • Highly engaging teaching methods that include collaborative, seminar-style discussions, oral presentations, written progress reports and faculty-supervised independent research work.
  • Access to extensive technology and computer resources, including three computer labs that feature GNU/Linux-based PCs equipped with the Mathematica, Maple, R, and Matlab software packages, GCC compiler tools, and more.