Applied Mathematics: Dynamics and Control Option B.S.

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Applied Mathematics: Dynamics and Control Option B.S.

Program Overview

What is the dynamics and control option in applied mathematics?

The dynamics and control option in the applied mathematics degree program combines a broad foundation in mathematics with coursework in physics, statistics, and areas of electrical and computer engineering such as dynamics and control systems. This program prepares students for work in industry or graduate study in fields that rely heavily on applied mathematics. 

Why study applied mathematics at UNH?

This program allows you to choose a specific interest and pursue it alongside accomplished mathematicians, statisticians and educators who have won prestigious honors including a Grammy Award and a MacArthur “genius” grant. Upper-level mathematics classes tend to be small, so you’ll enjoy close connections to professors as they delve into the intricacies of advanced ideas. An accelerated master’s program is available in applied mathematics, allowing students to complete their master’s degree early.  This department has produced many winners of the prestigious Department of Defense SMART Scholarship.

Potential careers

  • Computational scientist
  • Financial services/actuary
  • Mathematician/statistician (government/research/academia)
  • Programmer
  • Quantitative specialist in business or industry
  • Software developer
  • Teacher/educator/curriculum supervisor

Contact

Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Kingsbury Hall, W383
33 Academic Way
Durham, NH 03824

Phone: (603) 862-2320

Curriculum & Requirements

This degree program prepares students for employment and/or graduate study in a variety of fields and research specializations in which mathematics plays a critical role in the solution of important scientific and technological problems.

Graduation Requirements

In all courses used to satisfy the requirements for its major programs, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics requires that a student earn a grade of C- or better and have an overall grade-point average of at least 2.00 in these courses.

Major Requirements

MATH 425Calculus I4
MATH 426Calculus II4
MATH 445Mathematics and Applications with MATLAB4
or IAM 550 Introduction to Engineering Computing
MATH 527Differential Equations with Linear Algebra 14
MATH 528Multidimensional Calculus 14
MATH 531Mathematical Proof4
MATH 539Introduction to Statistical Analysis4
MATH 645Linear Algebra for Applications 14
MATH 753Introduction to Numerical Methods I4
PHYS 407General Physics I4
Capstone - select one of the following:4
Senior Seminar
Senior Project
Senior Thesis
Total Credits44

Dynamics and Control Option Requirements

PHYS 408General Physics II4
MATH 647Complex Analysis for Applications4
MATH 747Introduction to Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos4
ME 525Statics3
or CEE 500 Statics for Civil Engineers
ME 627Dynamics3
ECE 633Signals and Systems I3
ECE 634Signals and Systems II3
ECE 772Control Systems4
ONE approved elective at the 600-700 level, selected in consultation with your academic adviser.4
Total Credits32

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