The Applied Mathematics major combines mathematics, computer science and physical science to position you well for careers that require abilities in mathematical analysis and problem-solving, computer-aided mathematical modeling and simulation, and the physical sciences.

Recent years have ushered in an exciting wave of opportunities for the application of mathematics to other fields of research and industry. In addition to the traditional fields of engineering, which continue to enjoy strong demand and high salaries, new and renewed activity is occurring in other mathematical sciences, including bioinformatics, operations research, financial mathematics and computational science.

In addition to meeting the liberal arts core requirements of the university, you must complete the courses listed below. You also must participate in program assessment activities. For graduation, you must have a minimum 2.25 GPA in all Natural Sciences courses counting toward your major. 

REQUIRED MAJOR CORE

Complete the following courses.

  • - Calculus I (4 s.h.)
  • - Calculus II (4 s.h.)
  • - Calculus III (4 s.h.)
  • - Differential Equations (3 s.h.)
  • - General Chemistry I (4 s.h.)
  • - General Chemistry II (4 s.h.)
  • - Intro To Computer Science I (4 s.h.)
  • - Intro to Computer Science II (4 s.h.)
  • - Numerical Methods (3 s.h.) or
    • - Numerical Methods (3 s.h.)
  • - Discrete Mathematics (3 s.h.) or
    • - Discrete Mathematics (3 s.h.)
  • - University Physics (4 s.h.)
  • - University Physics (4 s.h.)

COLLOQUIUM

Complete two semesters of Colloquium during the junior year; one presentation required.

  • - Science Colloquium (0-1 s.h.)

SENIOR SEMINAR

Complete two semesters of Senior Seminar during the senior year.

  • - Senior Seminar I (2 s.h.) or
    • - Senior Seminar I (2 s.h.)
  • - Senior Seminar II (1 s.h.) or
    • - Senior Seminar II (1 s.h.)

ELECTIVE(S) IN MAJOR

Complete 3 s.h. in Computer Science (above COM202).

  • - Introduction to Networking (3 s.h.)
  • - Information Systems Analysis (3 s.h.)
  • - Organization of Programming Languages (3 s.h.)
  • - Database Management Systems (3 s.h.)
  • - Structure & Logic Digital Comp (4 s.h.)
  • - Operating Systems (3 s.h.)
  • - Algorithms & Objects in C++ (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics in Computer Application (3 s.h.)
  • - Internship (2-4 s.h.)

Complete 9 s.h. in Mathematics, Computer Science, or any Natural Science (200 level or above).

  • - Introduction to Networking (3 s.h.)
  • - Information Systems Analysis (3 s.h.)
  • - Organization of Programming Languages (3 s.h.)
  • - Database Management Systems (3 s.h.)
  • - Structure & Logic Digital Comp (4 s.h.)
  • - Operating Systems (3 s.h.)
  • - Algorithms & Objects in C++ (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics in Computer Application (3 s.h.)
  • - Internship (2-4 s.h.)
  • - Calculus for Applications (3 s.h.)
  • - Finite Math (3 s.h.)
  • - Discrete & Algorithmic Math (3 s.h.)
  • - Math for Elementary Teachers I (4 s.h.)
  • - Math for Elementary Teachers II (4 s.h.)
  • - Statistics (3 s.h.)
  • - Statistics and Mathematical Functions (3 s.h.)
  • - Probability and Statistics (3 s.h.)
  • - Foundations of Geometry (3 s.h.)
  • - Linear Algebra (3 s.h.)
  • - Abstract Algebra (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Real Analysis (3 s.h.)
  • - Truth and Beauty: Topics in the Philosphy of Mathematics **Designated Honors Course** (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics in Mathemtics (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Teaching High School Math (3 s.h.)
  • - Independent Study (1-3 s.h.)
  • - Physics for Poets (4 s.h.)
  • - Laboratory Electronics (4 s.h.)
  • - Theology & the Natural Sciences (3 s.h.)
  • - Science and Law of Evidence (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Internship (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Secondary Methods in Nat Science (2-4 s.h.)
  • - Independent Study (1-4 s.h.)

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