Department of Mathematics and Statistics
The undergraduate program in mathematics conveys a broad understanding of mathematics that encompasses logical reasoning, mathematical analysis and problem solving ability to foster students to be contributive to the development of science technolog and the social evolution.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics aims to provide courses that are based on pure and applied mathematics as well as the basic statistical principles and computational skills that are essential for statistical analytical techniques. Mathematics and statistics are the foundation of natural sciences and engineering. They also have a wide range of applications. Mathematical thinking and data analysis skills are imperative in the rapidly developing scientific technological field. The importance of mathematics and statistics is increasing, because it is used in almost every field, such as manufacturing, finance, insurance, and IT, which is in line with the information age and social needs.
Foster specialists who can contribute to the development of the nation and society by providing education that is focused on enhancing/developing mathematical analyses and data analysis skills that are essential for this accelerating information age.
Career Path after Graduation
Graduates from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are able to secure employment in the fields of computer and information security and financial institutions, such as banks, security companies, pharmaceutical companies, social research institutions, government agencies, which include the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Statistics Korea, and the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, consulting firms, IT companies, and educational institutions as mathematics teachers. In addition, some graduates proceed to graduate studies.