# Undergraduate Program

## Majors, Minors & Specializations

- Mathematics major is designed for students who are interested in the theory of mathematics. Pure Mathematicians often pursue Master's degree and Ph.D's in Mathematics in order to prepare for a career in research or university level teaching.
- Applied Mathematics majors are interested in the classical relationships between the physical sciences and engineering. They often seek employment in industry, utilizing their skills to solve engineering and computer related problems.
- Data Theory major is designed to train students, through theory and practice, in the mathematica, statistical, and computational principles of data science. Top graduates will be prepared for graduate studies in a field related to data science or an initial technical position in the field with leadership potential. In collaboration with the Statistics Department, it is a capstone major with a data-based project during the senior year.
- Mathematics of Computation major is designed for individuals who are interested in the mathematical theory and the applications of computing. These majors often seek employment in areas similar to the Applied Mathematicians.
- Mathematics for Teaching is a major designed for students who have a substantial interest in teaching mathematics at the secondary level.
- Mathematics/Economics B.S. degree program is designed to give students a solid foundation in both mathematics and economics, stressing those areas of mathematics and statistics that are most relevant to economics and the parts of economics that emphasize the use of mathematics and statistics. It is ideal for students who may wish to complete a higher degree in economics.
- Financial Actuarial Mathematics major is designed for students interested in financial mathematics and its applications. Graduates typically go on to MFE/MBA programs, the actuarial field, banking and/or and business.
- Mathematics/Applied Science major is intended for those students who are interested in applications of mathematics to other areas. Students majoring in Mathematics/Applied Science often pursue careers in medical professions, professional programs, or graduate programs in business or law.

## Announcements

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Chicago Booth | Full-time RA positions | 03/25/2020 |

Berkeley Charter of Professional... | 03/25/2020 |

Employment Opportunity- Programmer/... | 03/24/2020 |

Applications for UCLA Bruin Tech Awards | 03/24/2020 |

Life Sciences 110: Career Exploration... | 03/19/2020 |

## Undergraduate Advising Schedule

**Undergraduate Counselor:** Yoni Anderson, Vaneh Hartoonian, and Connie Jung

*****UPDATE (03/16/20): **

#### Due to the recent circumstances, the Undergraduate Student Services team will be working remotely beginning Tuesday, Mar. 17 until Friday, Mar. 20, 2020. Please email ugrad [at] math [dot] ucla [dot] edu for any questions, comments, or concerns. If you are a UCLA student, please make sure to include your UID in your email. Online (video/Zoom) advising appointments can be requested via email during our regular hours of operation.

**THE OFFICE WILL CLOSE ON: **

- Monday, January 20, 2020 - Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
- Monday, February 17, 2020 - Presidents' Day holiday

Monday - Friday | 8:00 - 11:30 AM | Drop-in |

1:00 - 4:00 PM | Drop-in |

Monday - Friday | 8:00 - 11:00 AM | Drop-in |

1:00 - 4:00 PM | Drop-in |

**Schedule is subject to change, please call the office 310-206-1286 to confirm**

## Staff

**Yoni Anderson**

Undergraduate Assistant

MS 6356

(310) 206-1286

ugrad [at] math [dot] ucla [dot] edu

**Leticia Dominguez**

Student Services Manager

MS 6356

(310) 825-8588

ugrad [at] math [dot] ucla [dot] edu

**Vaneh Hartoonian**

Undergraduate Assistant

MS 6356

(310) 206-1286

ugrad [at] math [dot] ucla [dot] edu

**Connie Jung**

Undergraduate Counselor

MS 6356

(310) 206-1286

ugrad [at] math [dot] ucla [dot] edu