Math Students
Students collaborate to find a solution to a mathematics problem. Photo credit: Yvette Chen
Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Mathematics provides liberal arts students with an introduction to the kinds of mathematical and quantitative thinking important in the contemporary world. As a technical and cultural field of study, our coursework ranges from introductory level math to applied math to statics and operations research.

Program Director

Kevin Woods

Professor of Mathematics
Department Affiliation

Julie Delia-Jones

Administrative Assistant 440-775-8380

Why Study Mathematics at Oberlin?

Department Faculty
Variety of Courses
Study Away Program

Sample Courses

  • MATH 133 - Calculus I: Limits, Continuity, Differentiation, Integration and Applications 4 credits
  • MATH 231 - Multivariable Calculus 4 credits
  • MATH 328 - Computational Algebra 4 credits
  • MATH 397 - Seminar in Mathematical Modeling 4 credits

Mathematics Faculty

Our faculty are both scholars and teachers who devote their careers to making important contributions to their disciplines through writing and research. Their teaching interests include enumerative geometry and intersection theory, statistics, machine theory, mathematical optimization, theory of arithmetic groups, and other research. They teach everything from first-year seminars to advanced courses.

Explore Faculty within Mathematics

Mathematics News

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Brain Power

February 5, 2016
While pursuing a PhD in neuroscience at Princeton University, Alexander Riordan ’15 is building mathematical and computational models of brain circuits, working to link cognition with its underlying biology.