Mathematics and Physical Science

Majors in mathematics, statistics, and the physical science departments such as Chemistry, Geology & Environmental Earth Science, and Physics will help you understand such complex problems as climate change or the development and distribution of energy resources. Our graduates are employed by state and federal agencies, environmental energy and natural resource industries, research and educational institutions, and environmental law firms.

Highlights and Opportunities

  • Conduct interdisciplinary research and learn the latest remote sensing and GPS techniques at the Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC)
  • Collaborate with government agencies and nonprofits in research projects and practicums at the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES)
  • Participate in field-based learning at local, national, and international sites
  • Utilize Miami's state-of-the-art laboratories and computing facilities in the updated Shideler Hall, which houses the Department of Geography, Department of Geology & Environmental Earth Science, and the IES
  • Collaborate with faculty mentors on research projects that result in co-authored journal articles and conference presentations, or propose and conduct your own research
  • Join student groups to educate Miami students and Oxford community members about local sustainability issues

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