Applied Mathematics (Minor)

Applied Mathematics (Minor)

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This minor program introduces students to variety of fields and research specializations in which mathematics plays a critical role in the solution of important scientific and technological problems.

Credit toward the minor will be given only for courses passed with C- or better, and a 2.0 grade-point average must be maintained in courses for the minor. Courses taken on the pass/fail basis may not be used for the minor. Students should declare their intent to earn a minor as early as possible and no later than the end of the junior year. During the final term, an application should be made to the dean of the student's major college to have the minor shown on the academic record. Students must consult with their major adviser and also the minor supervisor.

It requires a minimum of five MATH courses as detailed in the minor requirements. No more than 8.0 credits (or two courses) used by the student to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor. Additional courses from the list of course electives may be utilized to meet the five-course minimum.

For further information please contact Professor John McClain. 


Curriculum & Requirements

MATH 528Multidimensional Calculus 14
MATH 645Linear Algebra for Applications 14
MATH 745Foundations of Applied Mathematics I4
MATH 753Introduction to Numerical Methods I4
Select one of the following:4
MATH 647
Complex Analysis for Applications
MATH 746
Foundations of Applied Mathematics II
MATH 747
Introduction to Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
MATH 755
Probability with Applications
MATH 757
Mathematical Optimization for Applications
Total Credits20

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