The Department of Mathematics, located in Everett Tower, is one of the largest and oldest academic departments at Western Michigan University, being among 12 departments listed in the University's first bulletin, published in 1904. Major programs include mathematics, applied mathematics and secondary mathematics education at the bachelors, masters and doctoral levels, in addition to numerous minors and general education courses. Our mathematics faculty maintains a strong reputation for scholarship through an impressive level of research and grant activity.
As a mathematics student at WMU, you will benefit from student lectures, speakers and mathematical discussions sponsored by Pi Mu Epsilon. Another organization you may consider joining is the University's chapter of the Science and Mathematics Teacher Association.
Recent WMU graduates with degrees in mathematics are working as:
- Financial auditors
- Investment bankers
- Financial managers
- Public health statisticians
Among the organizations they work for are:
- Government agencies
- Universities or colleges
- Engineering firms
- Accounting and investing firms
- Sampling and surveying firms