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Studying mathematics at Linfield

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Mathematics embodies the spirit of the liberal arts.

Mathematics offers analytical tools and critical-thinking skills to all of us. Our majors see that mathematics stands on its own as an artistic endeavor grounded in a challenging, precise argument.

You will learn mathematical tools as well as habits of thought that will help you thrive as a life-long learner.

In and beyond the classroom

Our course of study has been designed to provide:

  • A precise study of core undergraduate mathematics for those interested in graduate studies in mathematics, and careers in mathematics or data science
  • Support in disciplines in which advanced mathematics plays an important role, such as physics, chemistry, biology, computer science and economics
  • Flexibility to earn double majors in mathematics and a second field of study, if you wish
  • Mathematical literacy and quantitative reasoning skills if you’re interested in developing this side of your intellect

You will take off-campus travel courses that count toward the math major or minor, join in math competitions, pursue student-faculty collaborative research, and follow other Linfield mathematics alumni in pursuing a variety of meaningful careers.

Contact us

For more information about studying math at Linfield, please feel free to contact our department chair. We look forward to connecting with you!

Mike Hitchman
Department Chair and Professor
900 SE Baker St, Taylor Hall, Unit A468, McMinnville, OR 97128
503-883-2430
mhitchm@linfield.edu