Applied Mathematics (BS): Financial Mathematics

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 141, Calculus IA,8 4 MA 241, Calculus IIA,8 4
ENG 101, Academic Writing & ResearchH,7 4 CH 101, Chemistry – A Molecular ScienceB 3
COS 100 Perspectives on Learning1 1 CH 102, General Chemistry LaboratoryB 1
GEP Humanities, Social SciencesC,D 6 EC 205, Fundamentals of EconomicsD 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 GEP Humanities, Social SciencesC,D 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
16 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 242, Calculus III8 4 MA 405, Linear Algebra and Matrices8 4
MA 225, Foundations of Advanced Math8 3 MA 341, Applied Differential Equations I8 3
EC 301, Intermediate Microeconomics 3 ST 305, Statistical Methods 1
PY 205, Physics for Engineers & Scientists IB,2,7 3 PY 208, Physics for Engineers & Scientists IIB,2,7 3
PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab 1 PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II Lab 3
GEP Interdisciplinary PerspectivesG 1
14 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 116, Intro. to Scientific Programming3,7 3 MA 426, Mathematical Analysis II8,11 3
MA 407, Introduction to Modern Algebra8 3 MA 421, Introduction to Probability 3
MA 425, Mathematical Analysis I8 3 ST 422, Intro. Math Statistics II OR
ST 372, Intro Statistical Inf Reg. Th10
3
MA 401, Applied Differential Equations II8,9 3 Advised Electives6 3
ST 421, Intro. Math Statistics I OR
ST 371, Intro Prob. Dist. Th10
3 GEP Additional BreadthF 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 412, Long-term Actuarial Models 3 MA 413, Short-term Actuarial Models 3
EC 302, Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 Advised Electives6 12
Advised Electives6 3
ENG 332, Communication for Bus. & Man. 3
GEP Interdisciplinary PerspectivesG 2-3
14-15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 120
Major/Program Footnotes
1
. E 115 may substitute for COS 100.
2. An alternative to PY 205/PY 206 and PY 208/PY 209 is PY 201 and PY 202.
3. CSC 112, CSC 114, or CSC 116 may be substituted for MA 116.
4. Advanced Writing course must be selected from ENG 331, ENG 332, or ENG 333.
5. Free electives courses can not be MA 100, MA 101, MA 103, MA 107, MA 108, MA 111, MA 121, MA 131, MA 231, PY 131, PY 211, PY 212, ENG 100, 100-level Foreign Language Course (FL*, LAT, GRK, PER).
6. Advised Electives are chosen in consultation with your advisor. At least one course must be chosen from the following Major Paper course list: MA 402, MA 427, MA 428, MA 432, MA 433, MA 435, MA 437, MA 491, MA 494, MA 544, MA/BMA 573, and MA/BMA 574.
7. At most one grade of D is permitted CH 101, CH 102, Introduction to Programming, the two courses satisfying the physics requirement, and the two courses satisfying the statistics requirement.
8. No grade below a C- is permitted in required math courses.
9. MA 501 may substitute for MA 401.
10. Either the two course sequence ST 421 and ST 422, or the two course sequence ST 371 and ST 372 are required.
11. MA 512 may be taken in place of MA 426.

 

* General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences
(6 credit hours; one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 141, MA 241
B. Natural Sciences
(7 credit hours; include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 101, CH 102, PY 201, PY 202, PY 205/PY 206, PY 208/PY 209
C. Humanities
(6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
D. Social Sciences
(6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: EC 205
E. Health & Exercise Studies
(2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course list) Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
H. Introduction to Writing
(4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
J. Global Knowledge
(GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite . The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
K. Foreign Language proficiency
 Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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