Student Advising Services
|Student Advising Services assists students in the discovery and development of their academic and career goals through advising.|
We can help you find the courses and the course of study that suit your needs. And if you have a particular career in mind, we can help you discover the program that will best provide you with the education you need to attain that career.
See Course Offering for Undergraduate Student and Graduate Student.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers seven programs leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science. Special Certificates are also awarded to students who complete a certain set of mathematics and statistics courses as part of a 20-credit degree program.
Career Planning Resources
There are four main career paths in Mathematics:
|Applied and Computational Mathematics (for careers in science, government and industry)|
|Pure Mathematics (for careers at academic institutions)|
|Actuarial and Financial Mathematics (for careers in the insurance, business and financial sectors)|
|Mathematics Education (for careers in teaching at the secondary school level)|
Fields that Employ Statisticians:
|Agriculture || Astronomy || Biology || Chemistry || Computer
Science || Demography || Ecology || Economics || Education ||
Engineering || Epidemiology || Finance || Forestry || Genetics
Health Science || Insurance || Law || Manufacturing || Marketing || Medicine || Pharmacology || Physics || Political Science || Psychology || Public Health || Safety || Sociology || Sports || Telecommunications || Zoology
Contact Student Advising Service
Please arrange an appointment via e-mail with the appropriate advisor (below):
Chair: Bruce Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mathematics Director: Richard Wood, email@example.com
Statistics Director: Hong Gu, firstname.lastname@example.org
Honours Mathematics Coordinator: David Iron, email@example.com
Honours and Co-op Statistics Coordinator and Undergraduate Advisor: Mike Dowd, firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-op Mathematics Coordinator: Robert Milson, email@example.com
Math/Stats Learning Centre: Pierre Stevens, firstname.lastname@example.org
Math Graduate Coordinator: Sara Faridi, email@example.com
Stats Graduate Coordinator: Ed Susko, firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrator: Paula Flemming, email@example.com
Additional Academic Advising
Academic advisors at Student Services can give you general academic advice about defining your educational goals, choosing your major/minor, changing faculties, and help you with academic difficulties.
Student Services Office, Room G28, Main Level, Killam Library
Telephone: 494-3077, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.dal.ca/advising
The Registrar's Office provides information and advice on admissions, selection of programs, grade reports and transcripts, letters of permission, academic regulations and appeals, scholarships, bursaries, temporary loans and eligibility for government student financial assistance programs. They may refer you as appropriate to a facility advisor in a department of specific interest.
Registrar's Office, Room 133, Arts and Administration Building
Telephone: 494-2450, Website: www.registrar.dal.ca
Career Counselling and Career Information Centre
At Counselling Services, students exploring their academic and career interests will find individual career counselling and group programs on Choosing a Major, What to Do with a Degree in..., Interest Testing, Career Decision Making, Résumé Writing, Interview Skills, the Hidden Job Market and the Summer Job Search. The Frank G. Lawson Career Information Centre is arranged for easy self-service access to resource materials including the Internet. However, one of their Career Information Assistants will be happy to help you find the information that you need.
Counseling Services, Room 409, Student Union Building, Telephone: 494-2081