The mathematics program at St. Olaf is nationally recognized for innovative and effective teaching, for scholarship, and for service to the profession. We see mathematics as interesting, important, useful, and appropriate for students with a wide variety of interests. Welcome to our mathematical community.
What's Happening in St. Olaf Math?
Keep yourself updated about the department. Check out the available MSCS Mess issues here.
Wondering what Sem: Applied refers to in the Class and Lab Schedule? Well, this year Professor Paul Humke is teaching a course titled Fractal Geometry. If you take this course, you will learn everything from the mathematics of a fractal to how these structures relate to the real world. Students who have taken ERA are invited to enroll.
Interested in becoming a Math Clinic Tutor? Applications are available on the ASC website.
If you want to be a homework grader for a math course, see Donna Brakke in Regents Math 307 and pick up an application.
- Textbook Info: All sections of Calculus I (MATH 120) will use "Modeling the Dynamics of Life" by Adler. All sections of Calculus II and Honors Calculus II (Math 126 and 128) will use Stewart's Calculus, Early Transcendentals, 7th ed. All sections of Linear Algebra (Math 220) will use a textbook TBA.
- AQR, Mathematics, and Statistics Placement Information: Please see the information to the left.
- Class of 2013: Among the 2013 graduates were 65 mathematics majors, 25 statistics concentrators, and 13 computer science majors. Congratulations to the students, parents, and faculty who helped this happen!
- Alumni: View profiles of recent alumni/ae.