Introduction to the Math Major
Empower your mind: Become a math major!
Studying mathematics will enhance your creativity, augment your critical thinking skills and boost your problem solving capabilities. As a result, you will be more marketable and more competitive in the workforce!
Top 7 reasons to major in math at UCI
- Mathematics, if rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty (Bertrand Russell)
- Mathematical training enhances the life and capabilities of every intellectually curious student
- A math degree provides many career opportunities in a number of fields
- You will have 4 ways to tailor your math degree, with concentrations and specializations
- You will study with award winning faculty in a highly rated department
- You will be offered numerous opportunities for undergraduate research
- You can take advantage of a unique CalTeach program to earn a bachelor’s degree and teaching credentials, all in 4 years!
Top 7 Opportunities for Math Majors at UCI
- Honors Program in Mathematics and Campuswide Honors Program
- UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program)
- iCAMP (Interdisciplinary Computational Applied Mathematics Program)
- MCBU (Mathematical and Computational Biology for Undergraduates program)
- The Anteaters Undergraduate Mathematics Club
- The Problem Solving Seminar, to prepare for the Putnam Competition.
- A free walk-in Tutoring Center for lower-division math courses.