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Applied Mathematics

APPLY THE POWER OF MATHEMATICS

The B.S. in Applied Mathematics allows students to gain depth in mathematics as well as one of twenty-one areas of application in science and engineering such as Bioinformatics, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Physics and Statistics. This degree prepares students planning a career in a field requiring strength in mathematics as well as in an area of application. Students considering a double major in Mathematics and a related area are advised to consider this program. 

 

RELATED MAJORS

Quantitative Biology

Mathematics and Economics

Mathematics

Actuarial Sciences

Mathematics Education

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Linear Algebra
  • Differential Equations
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Cryptography
  • Optimization
  • Mathematical Modeling

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Data Scientist
  • Cryptanalyst / Cryptographer
  • Statistician
  • Professor
  • Research Scientist
  • Software Engineer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Consulting
  • Management

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

  • Mathematics / Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Operations Research
  • MBA

What’s special about this program?

Mathematics provides techniques for gaining insight into many types of phenomena in an increasingly quantified world. Consequently, a wide variety of career opportunities is open to people with mathematical talent and training. The Applied Mathematics program offers the opportunity to combine learning about mathematical methods with coordinated study of another field. The B.S. degree opens career doors in business, government and nonprofit sectors, as well as postgraduate study in mathematics or an application area. 

Get involved

Undergraduate Research

Honors College

Math Club

Putnam Competition

Mathematical Contest in Modelling

Sample curriculum

FALL

CISC106

General Computer Science for Engineers

 

MATH241

Analytic Geometry and Calculus C

 

University Breadth Requirement (1/6)

Group A: Creative Arts and Humanities

 

First Year Seminar

 

 

Lab Science Requirement (1/2)*

 

 

SPRING

ENGL110

Seminar in Composition

 

CISC181

Introduction to Computer Science II

 

CISC210

Introduction to Systems Programming

 

MATH242

Analytic Geometry and Calculus B

 

Lab Science Requirement (2/2)*

 

 

FALL

CISC220

Data Structures

 

MATH243

Analytic Geometry and Calculus C

 

MATH349

Elementary Linear Algebra

 

University Breadth Requirement (2/6)

Group B: History and Cultural Change

 

Approved Minor Requirement

 

 

SPRING

MATH302

Ordinary Differential Equations

 

Second Math in Stream 2

 

 

Approved Minor Requirement

 

 
University Breadth Requirement (3/6)

Group C: Social and Behavioral Sciences

 

Free Elective (1/4)

 

 

FALL

MATH426

Computational Mathematics I

 

MATH3XX Elective (1/2)*

 

 
University Breadth Requirement (4/6)

Group A: Creative Arts and Humanities

 

Multicultural Requirement

 

 

Approved Minor Requirement

 

 

SPRING

MATH3XX Elective (2/2)*

 

 

Main Stream MATH

 

 

Main Stream MATH

 

 
University Breadth Requirement (5/6)

Group B: History and Cultural Change

 

Approved Minor Requirement

 

 

FALL

Main Stream MATH

 

 

Approved Minor Requirement

 

 
University Breadth Requirement (6/6)

Group C: Social and Behavioral Sciences

 

Discovery Learning Experience

 

 

Free Elective (2/4)

 

 

SPRING

Main Stream MATH

 

 

Approved Minor Requirement

 

 

Second Writing Requirement

 

 

Free Elective (3/4)

 

 

Free Elective (4/4)

 

 

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