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Mathematics majors study quantity, structure, space, and change. Mathematics is an essential tool and its majors are in high demand in a number of fields, including the social and natural sciences, engineering, and medicine. Studying mathematics develops the skills of critical thinking, oral and written communication, arguing logically and rigorously, thinking abstractly, formulating and solving problems, and analyzing data and mathematical models. It also helps develop proficiencies in working with computers and quantitative data, and the ability to work in groups.

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