Applied Mathematics (BS): Financial Mathematics

Critical Path Courses – Identify using the code (CP) which courses are considered critical path courses, which represent specific major requirements that are predictive of student success in a given program/plan. Place the (CP) next to the credit hours for the course.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 141, Calculus IA,8 4(CP) MA 241, Calculus IIA,8 4(CP)
COS 100 Science of Change1 2 GEP Humanities, Social SciencesC,D 3
GEP Humanities C 3 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
CH 101, Chemistry – A Molecular ScienceB,2 3 ENG 101, Academic Writing & ResearchH,7 4
CH 102, General Chemistry LaboratoryB,2 1 Introduction to Programming2,3 3
EC 205, Fundamentals of Economics (or EC 201)D 3
16 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 242 Calculus III8 4(CP) MA 341, Applied Differential Equations I8 3(CP)
MA 225 Foundations of Advanced Math8 3(CP) MA 405, Linear Algebra and Matrices8
3
PY 205 Physics for Engineers & Scientists IB,2,4,7 3 ST 371, Intro Probability and Distribution Th2,6 3
PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I LabB,2,4,7 1 EC 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
Free Electives5 3 GEP Humanities, Social Sciences C,D 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
14 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 401, Applied Differential Equations II8,10 3 Advised Electives9 3
MA 421 Introduction to Probability8 3 MA 402 Mathematics of Scientific Computing11 3
EC 302 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 ST 308 Intro to Statistical Programming-R 1
ST 372 Intro to Stat Inference and Regression2,6 3 ENG 332 Communication for Bus. & Man.7 3
ST 307 Intro. to Statistical Programming-SAS 1 Basic Science Elective 2,12 3
Advised Electives9 3
16 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 412, Long-term Actuarial Models13 3 MA 413, Short-term Actuarial Models13 3
Advised Electives9 3 Advised Electives9 6
GEP Interdisciplinary PerspectivesG 3 MA 407 Introduction to Modern Algebra 8 3
MA 425 Mathematical Analysis I8,11 3 GEP Additional BreadthF 3
Free Electives5 2
14 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 120
Major/Program Footnotes
1
. E 115 may substitute for COS 100for the Orientation co-requisite.
2. At most one grade of D is permitted CH 101, CH 102, Introduction to Programming, to PY 205/PY 206, the course(s) satisfying basic science elective and the two courses satisfying the statistics requirement.
3. Choose one course from CSC 111, CSC 112, CSC 113, CSC 116, ST 114, MA 116.
4. An alternative to PY 205/PY 206 is PY 201.
5. Free electives courses cannot 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. ST 371 may be substituted with ST 370 and ST 422 or ST 305 and ST 422
7. Advanced Writing course must be selected from ENG 331, ENG 332, or ENG 333.
8. No grade below a C- is permitted in required math courses.
9. 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 491, MA 494.
10. MA 501 may substitute for MA 401.
11. MA 402 may be substituted with MA/CSC 427, MA/CSC 428, or MA 505.
12. Choose 4 credit hours form the list: PY 208 with PY 209, PY 202, BIO 181, BIO 183, CH 201 with CH 202, CH 203 with CH 204, CH 220, or CH 221 with CH 222.
13. MA 412 and MA 413 may be substituted with any of the following courses: MA 528, MA 546, MA 547, and MA 549.
* 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 http://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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