Mathematics
Mathematics is the study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols. It is a body of related courses concerned with knowledge of measurement, properties, and relations quantities, which can include theoretical or applied studies of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, and calculus. Mathematicians have an opportunity to make a lasting contribution to society by helping to solve problems in such diverse fields as medicine, management, economics, government, physics, and psychology.
Career Opportunities 



Related Skills
 Ability to make sound judgments and decisions
 Solve quantitative problems
 Ability to concentrate for long periods of time
 Proficiency for writing, speaking, and memorization
 Ability to understand both concrete and abstract mathematical concepts
 Ability to organize, analyze, and interpret numerical data
 Ability to make critical observations
 Ability to conduct and clearly explain scientific research
 Ability to frame inquiry and respond objectively
 Tendency toward analytical and logical thinking
 Capacity for precision and detail
 Appreciation for challenges
Hiring Institutions 



Career Paths of Recent Graduates
Related Websites
The University of Oklahoma Math Department
Occupational Outlook Handbook
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Association for Women in Mathematics
Mathematical Sciences Career Information
Math Jobs
Jobs for Mathematics
Mathematical Association of America