B.S. Applied Mathematics

The Bachelor of Science program in Applied Mathematics is designed to prepare students to take positions in industry or pursue graduate training. Students must fulfill the university’s General Education Requirements (a minimum of 36 credits – see the General Education Requirements in the Academic Information section of this catalog).

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the BS Applied Mathematics.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 11704
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 66
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7 - CS 1181
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits38

Mathematics Core  

All bachelor’s degrees offered in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics have a common core consisting of the following six courses:

CS 1181Computer Science and Programming I (satisfies General Education Objective 7) 13
MATH 1170Calculus I (satisfies General Education Objective 3)4
MATH 1175Calculus II4
MATH 2275Calculus III4
MATH 2240Linear Algebra3
MATH 3326Elementary Analysis3
Total Credits21

Major Requirements

MATH 3310Mathematical Modeling3
MATH 3352Introduction to Probability3
MATH 3360Differential Equations3
MATH 4423Introduction to Real Analysis I3
MATH 4441Introduction to Numerical Analysis I3
Plus one of the following two courses:3
Advanced Engineering Mathematics I
Partial Differential Equations
A student must take nine additional credits from the following list to complete the degree: 29
Introduction to Complex Variables
Numerical Linear Algebra
Advanced Engineering Mathematics II
Introduction to Real Analysis II
Introduction to Numerical Analysis II
Mathematical Statistics I
Mathematical Statistics II
Topics in Applied Mathematics
Total Credits27

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education38
Mathematics Core (Required General Education credits removed.)14
Major Requirements27
Upper Division Free Electives6
Free Electives35
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)