Mathematics is the study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols.  Mathematicians use mathematical theory, computational techniques, algorithms, and the latest computer technology to solve economic, scientific, engineering, physics, and business problems.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Major Skills

 

Problem solving Critical thinking skills Ability to analyze & interpret data
Advanced quantitative skills Logical thinking Numerical computation
Systemizing skills Computer literacy Organizational skills
Efficient Team skills Testing skills

 

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Sample Career Titles

 

Engineering Lab Technician Accountant Environmental Technologist
Actuary Estate Planner Aerospace Engineer
External Auditor Air Traffic Controller Financial Auditor
Applications Programmer Financial Consultant Applied Science Technologist
Financial Manager Artificial Intelligence Hydro Geologist
Astronomer Hydrologist Banking/Credit/Investigation Manager
Software Engineer Biometrician/Biostatistician Software Support Specialist
Commodity Manager Statistician Compensation/Benefits Administrator
Systems Analyst Computer Consultant Systems Engineer
Computer Engineer Systems Programmer Computer Facilities Manager
Urban Planner Computer Installation Mathematics Editor
Computer Marketing Representative Information Scientist Computer Programmer
Inventory Control Specialist Computer Scientist Investment Banker
Computer-Aided Design Tech. ISO 2000 Specialist Loan/Credit Officer
Market Research Analyst Cartographer Mathematician
Research Analyst Media Buyer Risk & Insurance Specialist
Meteorologist Risk Analyst Mortgage Researcher
Robotics Programmer Network Programmer Satellite Communications
Numerical Analyst Software Developer Operations Research Analyst
Industrial/Institutional Buyer Physicist Contract Administrator
Pollution Meteorologist Cost Estimator/Analyst Production Manager
Cryptographer/Cryptologist Production Support Data Control Administrator
Psychometrician Data Processing Manager Public Health Statistician
Database Manager Quality Assurance Analyst Demographer
Rate Analyst Econometrician Teacher
Economist Technical Support Representative EDP Auditor
Technical Writer Employee Relations Treasury Management Specialist
Engineer Underwriter Financial Services Sales Representative
Wage Analyst Urban & Regional Planner

 

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Sample Work Settings

 

Accounting Firms Actuarial Firms Banks
Business Service Firms Chemical & Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Colleges/Universities
Communications Services Providers Computer Science & Software Firms Consulting Firms
Educational Institutions Electronics and Computer Manufacturers Energy Systems Firms
Engineering Firms Financial Institutions Government Agencies
Hospitals Insurance Agencies Investment Firms
Manufacturing Firms Nonprofit Organizations Private Organizations
Rating Bureaus Real Estate Research/Development Firms
Securities Firms Technical Journals Textbook Publishing Companies
Utility Companies

 

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FAU Student Organizations

 

  • Math Club

 

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Professional Associations

 

 

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Job and Internship Links

 

 

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Where to Learn More

 

General Occupational Information

 

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Career Planning Websites

 

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Sample Library Resources

These Resources can be found at the CDC Career Resource Library and/or FAU's Wimberley Library.

  • Careers Encyclopedia
  • Careers for Computer Buffs & Other Technological Types
  • Careers for Number Crunchers & Other Quantitative Types
  • Careers for Scientific Types & Others with Inquiring Minds
  • Careers in High Tech
  • Computer Graphics Career Handbook
  • Federal Career Opportunities
  • Job Hunter's Sourcebook
  • Opportunities in High Tech Careers
  • Opportunities in Robotics Careers
  • Career Information Center 8th Edition: Engineering, Science and Technology
  • Almanac of American Employers

 

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Informational Sample Websites

 

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