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The Mathematics Department teaches a wide variety of mathematics and statistics courses. We offer a full selection of 1st , 2nd and 3rd year university courses in mathematics and statistics to students in degree programs such as science, engineering, commerce, education and humanities. These courses can be used to complete a degree at VIU or for transfer elsewhere.

We offer a Minor in Mathematics. The curriculum in Math Minor provides the knowledge and experience needed to enter the teaching profession or pursue advanced study.

We believe that making the study of Mathematics enjoyable is an essential ingredient in the success of all our students. We are always glad to hear from students who are planning to apply to us and who wish to visit or request further information.

Our students flourish in the highly interactive and personalized environment, which characterizes our small and friendly department.

  • small class sizes encourage close contact between students and professors
  • innovative teaching methods
  • faculty committed to excellence in teaching and research
  • students have the opportunity to be hired to staff the Mathematics Learning Centre and tutor other students
  • students can find help any time of day in the Math Learning Centre

The Math Learning Centre is an open, friendly place, offering expert instruction to anyone who needs it. If you are in the dark about any of your math requirements, the Centre can help you see the light! Come to us with your math questions. Our teaching assistants can provide help for all levels.

See also: VIU Math Club