**Mathematics and Statistics****Department**

math.vassar.eduThe program offers a flexible major that enables students to tailor their course of study to meet a broad range of interests and needs, as well as a correlate sequence for students concentrating in other disciplines that make extensive use of mathematics. The department integrates technology into its teaching, and students have access to mathematical software in the department’s computing laboratory. Intellectual life in the department centers around a biweekly colloquium that brings mathematicians from other institutions to campus to speak and meet with students. The annual Asprey Lecture in Mathematics has featured some of the most distinguished mathematicians in the world. Through the Undergraduate Research Summer Institute, students collaborate with faculty on mathematical research. A senior seminar is required.