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Mathematics Major: Applied Mathematics Concentration, B.A.; B.S.

B.A. and B.S. degrees

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The Concentration in Applied Mathematics is designed for mathematics students who plan to either enter graduate school after graduation from CMU or use mathematics as an adjunct skill in their professional life outside academe. This includes students planning to enter professions as wide-ranging as mathematical modeling, accounting and finance, actuary, computer programming, engineering, and a variety of positions within the health and social sciences.

Program Requirements

Core Courses (30 hours)

MTH 132Calculus I

4(4-0)

MTH 133Calculus II

4(4-0)

MTH 223Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory

3(3-0)

MTH 233Calculus III

4(4-0)

MTH 332Introduction to Mathematical Proof

3(3-0)

MTH 334Differential Equations

3(3-0)

MTH 499Capstone Course in Mathematics

3(3-0)

MTH 523Abstract Algebra

3(3-0)

MTH 532Advanced Calculus I

3(3-0)

Required Courses (12 hours)

Applied Mathematics Concentration

Select four of the following:

MTH 434Methods of Applied Mathematics

3(3-0)

MTH 438Numerical Analysis I

3(3-0)

MTH 439Numerical Analysis II

3(3-0)

MTH 520Optimization Theory

3(3-0)

MTH 534Applied Mathematics and Differential Equations

3(3-0)

MTH 586Operations Research I

3(3-0)

MTH 587Operations Research II

3(3-0)

STA 580Applied Statistical Methods I

3(3-0)

Total: 42 semester hours

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