Our Mission
The Mathematics Department at Western Oregon University is committed to the teaching of mathematics and the communication of mathematical ideas.
Faculty members believe that both the assimilation of mathematical knowledge and the enhancement of one’s capacity for mathematical reasoning are essential outcomes of a liberal arts education.
FIND US
Math Office: Mathematics and Nursing Building 116
Phone: (503) 8388465  Fax: (503) 8388752
Department Head: Dr. Breeann Flesch
MAJORS
BA/BS Computer Science/Mathematics
BA/BS Mathematics
BA/BS Applied Mathematics
BA/BS Mathematics Teacher Education
MINORS
Mathematics
Mathematics Ed: NonMath Majors
Mathematics Ed: Math Majors
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader
Masters in Education  Mathematics
Opportunities
Present research at WOU's Academic Excellence Showcase
Give a talk at a regional MAA conference
Participate in a Summer Research Experience
Take the Putnam Exam
Attend the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics
Volunteer at our annual SK Math Day for high school girls
Mentor local children in Math 396 in our Math Buddy program
Be a math tutor!
Learn to be an Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader
WOU Math Careers and Further Study

Engineering Tech/Development Review Specialist
Math Editor, Renaissance Corporate Services
Bond Trader
Research assistant, Center for International Business and Educational Research
Systems Engineer I
Software Tester
Associate Software Developer
Actuarial Assistant
Insurance Claims Adjuster

Research Analyst, Commission on Addiction Prevention and Treatment
Industrial Engineer, United Parcel Service
Computer Scientist. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Peace Corps Volunteer
Statistician, State of Oregon
Technology Analyst
Software Developer
Student Accounting Assistant
A/R and Collections Tech
Data Entry Clerk

Data Recovery Specialist
Service Team Member
Ebook Vetter
"Resident Number Cruncher and Excel Wizard"
GIS Survey Technician
Cartographer/GIS Technician
Professional Tutor
Writer for Oregon State Graduate School
Quality Analyst at Catholic Community Services
Operations & Policy Analyst

Research Analyst
Industrial Participation Analyst
Corporate Intelligence Analyst
Project Manager
Strategic Planning Analyst
Supply Chain Analyst
Technical Problem Solver, Epic (medical software)
Data Analyst, Epic
Community College Instructor

University Professor & Instructor
High School Math Teacher
Middle School Math Teacher
Special Education Math Curriculum Cooridinator
After School Tutoring Director
Advanced Guidance Teacher
Middle School Band Director
High School Math Teacher

Graduate study in ... Statistics (Oregon State University), Industrial Engineering (Auburn University), Mathematics (Oregon State, Portland State University, University of Idaho, University of Oklahoma, University of NebraskaLincoln), Business (MBA, University of Connecticut, Willamette University), Computer Science (Texas A&M University, University of British Columbia) and Rhetoric & Writing (Oregon State University)ritish