# Applied Mathematics BS Requirements

The B.S. in Applied Mathematics, which requires a minimum of 39 credit hours of mathematics, is recommended for students interested in scientific applications or further study in mathematics on the graduate level. A grade of C or better must be achieved in all MATH and COSC courses.

##### Core Courses

All Applied Mathematics majors must take the** core courses** in the list below.

- MATH 115: Calculus I (4 cr)
- MATH 116: Calculus II (4 cr)
- MATH 215: Calculus III (4 cr)
- MATH 250: Foundations of Mathematics (3 cr)
- MATH 301: Probability and Statistics I (3 cr)
- MATH 310: Linear Algebra (3 cr)
- MATH 410: Advanced Linear Algebra (3 cr)
- MATH 415W: Real Analysis I (3 cr)

**Computer Programming Requirement:** All Applied Mathematics majors must take a 3-credit programming course chosen from one of the following. NOTE: only COSC 160 counts towards the Computer Science major/minor).

- COSC 150: Computer Programming: C++
- COSC 160: Computer Programming: Java
- COSC 170: Computer Programming: Python

**Science Requirement:** All Applied Math majors must take at least 8 credits in science coursework that includes one sequence (and corresponding labs) chosen from: BIOL 111-112, BIOL 115-117, CHEM 121-122, or PHYS 211-212.

##### Electives

**Mathematics Electives: **9 additional credit hours of MATH courses must be at the 300-level or above. These must include at least two of the following courses.

- MATH 302W: Probability and Statistics II (3 cr)
- MATH 325W: Applied Statistics with Regression (3cr)
- MATH 308: Numerical Analysis (3 cr)
- MATH 314: Differential Equations (3 cr)

**Quantitative and Applied Tracks**

Applied Mathematics Majors must complete one of the following tracks.

**Quantitative Track:** At least three courses chosen from the following. MATH 495 *must* be chosen as one of these courses.

- MATH 416W: Real Analysis II (3 cr)
- MATH 420: Introduction to Complex Variables (3 cr)
- MATH 471: Optimization (3 cr)
- MATH 473: Statisitical Computing (3 cr)
- MATH 445: Prediction and Classification Modeling (3 cr)
- MATH 495: Applied Mathematics Capstone (3 cr)

**Applied Tracks:*** *Applied math majors with second majors or minors in quantitative disciplines may choose a suite of technical coursework in their field with substantive mathematical content lieu of the quantitative track. Options include the following.

**Biomedical Engineering track : **At least three courses chosen from:

*BMED 430, BMED 431, BMED 444, BMED 453, BMED 456*

**Chemistry/Biochemistry/Environmental Chemistry track:** At least three courses chosen from:

CHEM 301, CHEM 328, CHEM 329, CHEM 401, CHEM 402, CHEM 412

**Computer Science track: **Students must take COSC 300 and choose at least two courses chosen from:

COSC 305, COSC 308*, COSC 410, COSC 418, COSC 423, COSC 425, COSC 435

*If not applied towards the 36 credits of MATH courses as MATH 308*

**Econometrics track:** At least three courses chosen from

ECON 301, ECON 481W, ECON 484W

**Finance track:** At least three courses chosen from

FINC 313, FINC 334, FINC 324, FINC 338, FINC 433W* *

**Physics track: **At least three courses chosen from

PHYS 302, PHYS 332 PHYS 374, PHYS 401, PHYS 461, PHYS 470, PHYS 473, PHYS 474, PHYS 475, PHYS 485

## Additional Coursework

The B.S. major must also adhere the college core for the Bachelor of Science.