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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**

**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.

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Undergraduate Research

Honors College

Math Club

Putnam Competition

Mathematical Contest in Modelling

**Sample curriculum**

FALL | SPRING |
---|---|

CISC 106 - General Computer Science for Engineers | ENGL 110 - First-Year Writing |

MATH 241 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus A | CISC 210 - Introduction to Systems Programming |

Breadth Requirement (Group A) (1/6) | MATH 210 - Discrete Mathematics I |

First Year Seminar | MATH 242 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus B |

Laboratory Science Requirement (1/2)* | Laboratory Science Requirement (2/2)* |

Credits: 15 | Credits: 17 |

FALL | SPRING |
---|---|

CISC 220 - Data Structures | MATH 302 - Ordinary Differential Equations |

MATH 243 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus C | Second Math in Stream 2 |

MATH 349 - Elementary Linear Algebra | Approved Minor Requirement |

Breadth Requirement (Group B) (2/6) | Breadth Requirement (Group C) (3/6) |

Approved Minor Requirement | Free Elective (1/4) |

Credits: 16 | Credits: 15 |

FALL | SPRING |
---|---|

MATH 426 - Computational Mathematics I | MATH Elective (300-level) (2/2)* |

MATH Elective (300-level) (1/2)* | Main Stream MATH |

Breadth Requirement (Group A) (4/6) | Main Stream MATH |

Multicultural Requirement | Breadth Requirement (Group B) (5/6) |

Approved Minor Requirement | Approved Minor Requirement |

Credits: 15 | Credits: 15 |

FALL | SPRING |
---|---|

Main Stream MATH | Main Stream MATH |

Approved Minor Requirement | Approved Minor Requirement |

Breadth Requirement (Group C) (6/6) | A&S Second Writing Requirement |

Discovery Learning Experience | Free Elective (3/4) |

Free Elective (2/4) | Free Elective (4/4) |

Credits: 15 | Credits: 16 |