2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Applied Mathematics

Degree Type: Bachelor of Science
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Program Requirements

Applied Mathematics, BS Program Checksheet

Includes:

  • Major Courses and General Education Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose Appied Mathematics? Program Spotlight

The Applied Mathematics concentration is designed for students who want a broad knowledge of mathematics and its many types of applications. Courses in statistics, operations research and computer science can be combined for a well-rounded applied mathematics foundation.

Career Opportunities

Students who graduate with an Applied Mathematics degree find careers in almost every industry: healthcare, technology, communications, government, banking, etc. Applied Mathematicians are in high demand because their general analytical skills are valuable and can be used in many different fields.

More Information

ADVISOR: Dr. Kent Sun  
PHONE: 231-591-2579
EMAIL:  

Department of Mathematics
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive/ASC 2021
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-2565

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Applied Mathematics Core

32 credits required.
Programming - Problem Solving
4
Object Oriented Programming
4
Analytical Geometry-Calculus 1
4
Analytical Geometry-Calculus 2
4
Stats for the Life Sciences
3
Analytical Geometry-Calculus 3
4
Linear Algebra
3
Differential Equations
3
Numerical Analysis
3

Applied Mathematics Concentration

Total of 18 - 23 credits
Fund Concepts in Mathematics
3

Select from the list below to total 15 - 20 credits

Data Structures and Algorithms
4
Computer Simulation
3
Parallel Programming
4
Computer Organization
4
Discrete Structures
3
Operations Research
3
Mathematical Statistics 1
4
Mathematical Statistics 2
4
Advanced Calculus
3
Advanced Calculus
3
Mathematics Modeling
3