Math & Statistics
About Math & Statistics
Mathematics is the science of structure, order and relation. It deals with logical quantitative reasoning. Statistics is the science and art of data collection and analysis. It deals with estimation, hypothesis testing and decision making. At StFX, you may undertake studies that focus on either or both fields.
Why study Math & Statistics at StFX?
With small class sizes and a personal environment that maximizes individual attention, as a StFX Mathematics and Statistics student, you will be well educated for further success in graduate studies, education programs and industry.
First year at a glance
Typical first-year course schedules include an introduction to differential and integral calculus, which provides you with an understanding of and appreciation for the mathematics of change. The calculus courses are taken in combination with courses from the sciences and the arts.
Job opportunities include work in education, insurance, banking, finance, pharmaceutical companies, market research, and academia. Recent employers of StFX Mathematics and Statistics graduates include Statistics Canada, Canada Revenue Agency, banks, insurance companies, Shell, Nortel, IBM, Sobeys, Atlantic Lottery Corporation, and primary and secondary schools.
- Education / Teacher
- Market Researcher
- Sports Analyst