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B.S. in Applied Mathematics

Purpose: To provide the student with a basic background in mathematics and to provide training that emphasizes mathematics applicable to business, industry, and government. Students who plan to work in business and industry are advised to pursue this degree.

For Catalogs Prior to 2013:

Mathematics Requirements:
A. Each of the following courses:
MTH 1321, 1322, 2321 Calculus I-III
MTH 2311 Linear Algebra
MTH 3312 Foundations of Combinatorics and Algebra
MTH 3323 Intro to Analysis
STA 3381 Statistical Methods
B. Three courses from one of the following groups:
Group 1: STA 4382, 4385, 4386, 4387
Group 2: MTH 3325, 3326, 4329
Group 3: MTH 3324, 4322, 4328
C. Three additional MTH or STA courses at the 3000 or 4000 level.

D. At least three courses must be at the 4000 level.

E. Grade C or better in 39 hours of math courses used for the major.

Other requirements:

Sixteen hours including
  1. Computer Science 1430 and 1440

  2. Eight semester hours of science courses with associated labs chosen from among Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Neuroscience, or Physics. Each course must apply to a major in its department.

Foreign language requirement must be fulfilled with a modern foreign language.

Pre-Med Students:

A student applying to medical school is recommended to select Group 1 in B and MTH 3325 as one of the courses in C.

For Catalogs 2013 or Later:

Mathematics Requirements:
A. Each of the following courses:
MTH 1321, 1322, 2321 Calculus I-III
MTH 2311 Linear Algebra
MTH 3300 Foundations of Mathematics
STA 3381 Statistical Methods
B. One of MTH 3312, 3323, 4314 or 4326


C. Three courses from one of the following groups:
Group 1: STA 4382, 4385, 4386, 4387
Group 2: MTH 3325, 3326, 4329
Group 3: MTH 3324, 4322, 4328
D. Three additional math courses at the 3000 or 4000 level.

E. At least three courses must be at the 4000 level.

F. Grade C or better in 39 hours of math courses used for the major.

Other requirements:

CSI 1430 and 1440