Major in Mathematics - Applied Mathematics Concentration

The Applied Mathematics Concentration requires 66-69 units completed with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher.

Students must complete the Core Curriculum requirements in addition to the requirements for a concentration.

The following are common requirements for all Mathematics concentrations:

MATH 265ELEMENTARY LINEAR ALGEBRA4
MATH 267INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT MATHEMATICS4
MATH 273CALCULUS I4
MATH 274CALCULUS II4
MATH 275CALCULUS III4
Select one of the following courses:3-4
INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA
LINEAR ALGEBRA
INTRODUCTORY REAL ANALYSIS
Total Units23-24

Applied Mathematics Concentration

Required Courses (54 Units)
Common Requirements (see above)
COSC 236INTRO TO COSC I4
MATH 265ELEMENTARY LINEAR ALGEBRA4
MATH 267INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT MATHEMATICS4
MATH 273CALCULUS I4
MATH 274CALCULUS II4
MATH 275CALCULUS III4
MATH 331PROBABILITY4
MATH 332MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS3
MATH 369INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA4
MATH 374DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS3
MATH 377MATHEMATICAL MODELS 13
or MATH 439 COMPUTATIONAL PROBABILITY MODELS
MATH 435NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I3
MATH 473INTRODUCTORY REAL ANALYSIS4
MATH 475COMPLEX ANALYSIS3
MATH 490SENIOR SEMINAR IN MATHEMATICS3
Upper-Division Mathematics Electives (6-7 Units)
Select two of the following:6-7
APPLIED REGRESSION AND TIME SERIES ANALYSIS
FOURIER ANALYSIS WITH APPLICATIONS
OPERATIONS RESEARCH
COMPUTATIONAL PROBABILITY MODELS 2
GRAPH THEORY
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY
LINEAR ALGEBRA
Application Electives (6-8 Units)
Select two of the following:6-8
GENETICS
DATA STRUCTURES AND ALGORITHM ANALYSIS
INT THEORY COMP
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
COMPUTER GRAPHICS
ACTUARIAL MODELS
MATHEMATICAL FINANCE
RISK MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL ENGINEERING
GENERAL PHYSICS I CALCULUS-BASED
GENERAL PHYSICS II CALCULUS-BASED
INTRODUCTORY MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
SIMULATION AND GAMES IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY
Total Units66-69
 1 One of  MATH 377 or MATH 439, but not both. 2 Only open to students who didn't choose this course as the required course instead of MATH 377

Suggested Four-Year Plan

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MATH 2734MATH 2654
ENGL 102 or TSEM 102 (Core 1 or 2)3MATH 2744
Core 3COSC 2364
Core3TSEM 102 or ENGL 102 (Core 2 or 1)3
13 15
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MATH 2674MATH 3743
MATH 2754MATH or Applications Elective3-4
Core 7 (PHYS 241 recommended)3-4Core 8 (PHYS 242 recommended)3-4
Core3Core3
Elective1-3Core3
15-18 15-17
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MATH 3314MATH 3323
MATH 3694MATH 377 or 4393
MATH or Applications Elective3-4MATH or Applications Elective3-4
Core3MATH or Applications Elective3-4
Core3Core3
17-18 15-17
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
MATH 4353MATH 4753
MATH 4734MATH 4903
Core3Elective3
Elective3-4Elective3
Elective3-4Elective3-4
16-18 15-16
Total Units 121-132

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the properties of numbers and of sets.
2. Demonstrate skills and knowledge of appropriate technology used in solving mathematical problems.
3. Demonstrate skills and knowledge of the basic concepts of calculus.
4. Demonstrate skills and knowledge of linear and abstract algebra.
5. Demonstrate skills and knowledge of basic probability and/or statistics