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# Mathematics as a college major

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This page evaluates mathematics as a college major. In other words, it can help you answer the question:Should I major in mathematics?The page offers relevant information and considerations, that you can then combine with private information about yourself in making decisions.

See all pages evaluating particular college majors|See our main pages on choosing a college major: factors to consider, Quora answers about college majors

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## Course structure and learning recommendations

These pages give you a clearer idea of what to expect in a mathematics undergraduate program, and how to best prepare for it.

- Lower division undergraduate mathematics course structure (lower division undergraduate mathematics courses are taken by many non-majors, but majors also need to take them, or advanced versions of them).
- Lower division undergraduate mathematics learning recommendations
- Upper division undergraduate mathematics course structure (upper division undergraduate mathematics courses are generally taken only by majors or by people who need an unusually strong mathematics background for other reasons)
- Upper division undergraduate mathematics learning recommendations

## Quora answers

What is it like to major in math?

Why should one major in Mathematics?