Applied Mathematics, BS
Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics (345001BS)
Applied Mathematics Fundamentals
- Core courses provide in-depth understanding of one or more areas in the mathematical sciences.
- Degree program can be tailored to an area of specialization, such as:
- computer science
- social science
|General Education Requirements||34|
|College of Arts & Sciences Requirements||14|
|Applied Mathematics Core||44|
|Applied Mathematics Electives||15|
|Additional Credits for Graduation *||13|
Bachelor's degrees require a minimum of 120 credit hours for graduation.
Note: A 2.0 GPA in all 3450 courses is required for graduation.
General Education Courses
|Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree must complete three tiers of General Education coursework. Tiers I and II provide students with foundational skills and breadth of disciplinary knowledge. Tier III courses require students to integrate knowledge, understand diverse perspectives, and think critically about complex issues. Courses tagged for Tier III may also fulfill major or Disciplinary Area requirements.|
|Tier I: Academic Foundations||12|
Quantitative Reasoning: 3 credit hours
Speaking: 3 credit hours
Writing: 6 credit hours
|Tier II: Disciplinary Areas||22|
Arts/Humanities: 9 credit hours
Natural Sciences: 7 credit hours
Social Sciences: 6 credit hours
|Tier III: Tagged Courses|
Select one class from each of the following subcategories:
Review the General Education Requirements page for detailed course listings.
College of Arts & Sciences Requirements
|Degree requirements in Arts & Sciences include the demonstration of ability to use another language by completion of the second year of a foreign language.|
101 Beginning I
102 Beginning II
201 Intermediate I
202 Intermediate II
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|Students must also complete a minimum of 40 credits (excluding workshops) consisting of either:|
Upper-level (300/400) courses both in and outside of the student’s major;
or other courses outside the major department approved by the student’s major department chair (permission should be obtained prior to enrollment); these may not include workshops
Applied Mathematics Core
|3450:221||Analytic Geometry-Calculus I||4|
|3450:222||Analytic Geometry-Calculus II||4|
|3450:223||Analytic Geometry-Calculus III||4|
|3450:307||Fundamentals of Advanced Mathematics||3|
|3450:335||Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations||3|
|3450:421||Advanced Calculus I||3|
|3450:422||Advanced Calculus II||3|
|or 3450:425||Complex Variables|
|3450:427||Applied Numerical Methods I||3|
|3450:428||Applied Numerical Methods II||3|
|3460:209||Computer Science I 1||4|
Counts as a College of Arts & Sciences upper level course.
Applied Mathematics Electives
|Select 15 credits at the 300/400 level of which at least 6 credits are from some approved applied area such as Mathematics (3450), Statistics (3470), Computer Science (3460), Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Engineering, etc.||15|
- A minimum of 14 credits of 3450, 3460, & 3470 must be taken at The University of Akron.
- The courses 3450:135 Mathematics for Everyday Life, 3450:140 Fundamentals of Mathematics for Primary Educators, 3450:145 Algebra for Calculus, 3450:149 Precalculus Mathematics; 3470:250 Statistics for Everyday Life, 3470:260 Basic Statistics-3470:262 Introductory Statistics II, and most 3460 courses do not meet these degree requirements.
- Please see Undergraduate Bulletin for BS/MS information as well as cooperative education program information.