Department of Mathematics

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Xavier University's Mathematics Department offers varied options in coursework and major areas of study which are designed to give the student a sound foundation in the Mathematical Sciences. Successfully completing one of the programs will prepare the student for graduate school or to enter a variety of careers, including actuarial science, banking, engineering, medicine, law, and teaching, among many others. Several opportunities exist for financial aid and scholarships. 

In addition to traditional courses, the Mathematics department offers several applied courses in mathematics such as Mathematical Modeling in the Life Sciences and Operations Research; statistics offering in Regression Analysis and Experimental Design; and mathematics education offerings in the History of Mathematics and Modern Geometry. A wide variety of interdisciplinary courses such as Bioinformatics, Computational Science and Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Data Science can serve as excellent electives for math, math education, and statistics majors.

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Xavier Professor Dr. Basil Davis recently published “The Basic Physics of Quantum Theory” through World Scientific Publishing. The publication is designed to help the layperson learn the intimidating subject of quantum theory. It is the latest publication by Dr. Davis, who has previously published articles and books in both science and theology.

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