Undergraduate Degree: Applied Mathematics

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The department of mathematics offers a B.S. degree in applied mathematics. Below are the math requirements for the applied mathematics track as of Fall 2016. Feel free to ask any of the math department faculty about majoring in mathematics.

Applied Mathematics Track (39 Hrs)
Core Courses (21 hours)
Course No Course Credit Hrs Prerequisite Semester Offered
MATH 1496 Calculus I 4 C or better in MATH 1390 and MATH 1392; or
C or better in MATH 1580; or equivalent
Fall, Spring, & Summer
 MATH 1497 Calculus II 4 C or better in MATH 1496. Fall, Spring, & Summer
 MATH 2335 Transition to Advanced Math 3 MATH 1497 Fall & Spring
 MATH 2471 Calculus III  4 C or better in MATH 1497 Fall, Spring, & Summer
 MATH 3320 Linear Algebra
[Upper Core : I]
3 MATH 1497 or MATH 2330 Fall, Spring, & Summer
 MATH 4371 Intro to Probability
[Upper Core : R]
 3 MATH 1497  Fall
Required Courses (16 hours)
 MATH 2441 Mathematical Computation 4 MATH 1497 Fall
 MATH 3311 Statistical Methods 3 MATH 2441 or Consent of Instructor Spring
 MATH 3331 Ordinary Differential Equations I
[Upper Core : C]
3 MATH 1497 Fall, Spring
MATH 4306 Modeling and Simulation
[Upper Core : Z]
3 Math 2441, Math 3320, Math 3331 and Math 4371 Spring
MATH 4315
or
MATH 4340
or
MATH 4373
Partial Differential Equations

Numerical Methods

Regression Analysis
3 MATH 2471, MATH 3331 and MATH 2441

MATH 3320 and MATH 2441 (C or better in both)

MATH 4372
Fall
Choose 2 Electives (6 Hours)
MATH 3360 Introduction to Rings and Fields 3 MATH 2335 Fall
MATH 3362 Introduction to Group Theory 3 MATH 2335 Spring
MATH 3391 Non-parametric Statistics 3 MATH 3311 or consent of instructor Fall
MATH 3392 Multivariate Analysis 3 MATH 3311 and MATH 3320 or consent of instructor Fall
MATH 4305 Ordinary Differential Equations II 3 MATH 3320 and MATH 3331 Fall
MATH 4315 Partial Differential Equations 3 MATH 2471, MATH 3331 and MATH 2441 Fall
MATH 4316 Fundamentals of Applied Math for Fluid and Granular Materials 3 MATH 4315 Spring
MATH 4330 Mathematical Modeling in Biology 3 MATH 3331 and MATH 2441 Fall
MATH 4340 Numerical Methods 3 MATH 3320 and MATH 2441 (C or better in both) Fall
MATH 4362 Advanced Calculus I
[Upper Core : Z]
3 MATH 2471 Fall
MATH 4363 Advanced Calculus II 3 MATH 4362 Spring
MATH 4373 Regression Analysis 3 MATH 4372 Fall
MATH 4374 Intro to Stochastic Processes 3 MATH 4371 Fall
MATH 4385 Complex Analysis 3 MATH 2471 On Demand
MATH 4391 Machine Learning 3 MATH 4373 or consent of instructor Spring
Other Requirements
• Minor Required
• Must complete 120 semester hours including 38 hours of General Education.
• GPA of 2.00 or better in each of the major and minor fields
• Must have 40 hours of upper level (3000 or 4000) courses.
• At least 15 hours of the major must be earned in residence.
• Ancillary Requirements (6-8 hours):
PHYS 1410 and 1420 OR
PHYS 1441 and 1442 OR
CHEM 1450 and CHEM 1451 OR
ECON 2320 and ECON 2321
• Completion of all university requirements including the UCA Core.

Version 8/23/16

Faculty in Applied Mathematics

The faculty in the mathematics department have a wide variety of interests. Those that have an expressed interest in applied mathematics are: