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Applied Mathematics, B.S.

About the Program

The applied mathematics B.S. program is directed toward a career goal for computer- and mathematics-related government, industrial, or business employment. It may also provide a basis for entry into graduate school in mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science, or other related disciplines.

Admission Requirements

Four years of college preparatory mathematics is recommended.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements 33–39 cr

Total Required Credit Hours in Mathematics 53 cr

A. Required courses for all tracks (35 cr)
MAT 161 Calculus I (4)
MAT 162 Calculus II (4)
MAT 163 Using Technology to Explore Calculus I (1)
MAT 164 Using Technology to Explore Calculus II (1)
MAT 202 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 241 Computational Tools for Applied Mathematicians I
MAT 263 Calculus III
MAT 264 Using Technology to Explore Calculus III (1 cr.)
MAT 270 Discrete Mathematics I
MAT 366 Computational Tools for Applied Mathematicians II
MAT 381 Probability Theory
MAT 382 Mathematical Statistics
MAT 495 Special Project

B. Concentration Courses Selected by Advisement (18 cr)
Students must choose one of three concentrations:
Concentration in Statistics
Required Courses (6 cr)

MAT 383 Applied Statistics I
MAT 484 Applied Statistics II

Select four courses from the following (18 cr):
MAT 315 Differential Equations
MAT 316 Intermediate Differential Equations
MAT 319 Mathematical Biology
MAT 370 Applied Networks
MAT 390 Introduction to Operations Research
MAT 404 Applications of Linear Algebra
MAT 411 Complex Variables
MAT 417 Introduction to Real Analysis I
MAT 461 Numerical Analysis
MAT 481 Stochastic Processes
MAT 490 Seminar
MAT 499 Independent Study

Concentration in Numeric Computation
Required Courses (6 cr)

MAT 390 Introduction to Operations Research
MAT 461 Numerical Analysis

Select four courses from the following (18 cr):
MAT 315 Differential Equations
MAT 316 Intermediate Differential Equations
MAT 318 Mathematical Modeling
MAT 319 Mathematical Biology
MAT 370 Applied Networks
MAT 383 Applied Statistics I
MAT 404 Applications of Linear Algebra
MAT 411 Complex Variables
MAT 417 Introduction to Real Analysis I
MAT 481 Stochastic Processes
MAT 490 Seminar
MAT 499 Independent Study

Concentration in Computational Discrete Mathematics
Required Courses (6 cr)

MAT 318 Mathematical Modeling
MAT 390 Introduction to Operations Research

Select four courses from the following (12 cr):

MAT 315 Differential Equations
MAT 316 Intermediate Differential Equations
MAT 319 Mathematical Biology
MAT 370 Applied Networks
MAT 383 Applied Statistics I
MAT 401 Introduction to Computability
MAT 404 Applications of Linear Algebra
MAT 411 Complex Variables
MAT 417 Introduction to Real Analysis I
MAT 461 Numerical Analysis
MAT 481 Stochastic Processes
MAT 490 Seminar
MAT 499 Independent Study

All College Electives 31-37 cr

Total Required Credit Hours 120 cr

Academic Road Map for Applied Mathematics, B.S.

Mathematics

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