Applied Mathematics (BS) (17AMATHBS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 141 Calculus I A, 2, 10 4 MA 241 Calculus II A, 2, 10 4
CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science B, 3, 9 3 PY 205 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I B, 4, 9 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Laboratory B, 3, 9 1 PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab B, 4, 9 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 Introduction to Programming 6, 9 3
COS 100 Perspectives on Learning 1 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
GEP Requirements C,D,F 3 GEP Requirements C,D,F 3
16 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 242 Calculus III 2,10 4 MA 341 Applied Differential Equations I 2, 10 3
MA 225 Foundations of Advanced Math 2, 10 3 MA 405 Linear Algebra and Matrices 10 3
PY 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II B, 5, 9 3 ST 372 Intro to Stat Inf & Reg 9,13 3
PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists Lab II B, 5, 9 1 Free Elective 8 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1 GEP Requirements C,D,F 3
ST 371 Intro to Prob & Dis Theory 9, 13 3
15 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 407 Introduction to Modern Algebra 10 3 MA 425 Mathematical Analysis I 10 3
Methods of Applied Math 10, 11 3 MA 402 Mathematics of Scientific Computing 10 3
Applied Elective 14 3 Applied Elective 14 3
Advanced Writing/Speaking 7 3 Free Elective 8 3
GEP Requirements C,D,F 3 GEP Requirements C,D,F 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 426, or other MA Elective 10,12 3 Advanced Mathematics Elective 10, 12 3
Advanced Mathematics Elective 10, 12 3 Applied Elective 14 3
Applied Elective 14 6 Free Electives (2 courses) 8 6
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 2
15 14

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 120
 Major/Program Footnotes
1. E 115 may substitute for COS 100
2. A grade below C- is not permitted in critical path courses: MA 141, 225, 241, 242, or 341.
3. CH 103-CH 104 may be used in place of CH 101-CH 102.
4. PY 201 may be used in place of PY 205 and PY 206.
5. Alternatives to PY 208-PY 209 are: PY 212, BIO 181, BIO 183, CH 201-CH 202, CH 203-CH 204, CH 220, CH 221-CH 222.
6. Introduction to programming course must be selected from MA 116, CSC 112, CSC 113, CSC 114, CSC 116, or PY 251.
7. Advanced Writing course must be selected from ENG 331, ENG 332, or ENG 333.
8. Free elective 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).
9. At most one grade below a C- is permitted in courses satisfying the Basic Science requirements.
10. At most one grade below a C- is permitted in Advanced Mathematics courses. No grades below a C- are permitted in Basic Mathematics courses.
11. Methods of Applied Math elective must be chosen from the following: MA 450, MA 451, MA/OR 531, MA/FIM 548, MA/BMA 573, or MA/BMA 771.
12. Advanced Mathematics Electives must be chosen from the following: MA 325, MA/LOG 335, MA 351, MA 400> (except MA 403, MA 507, MA 508, MA 509, MA 510, MA 511)
In-dept Co-requirement. A two-course sequence in an areas of Mathematics at the 400> level is required. Examples of the two-course sequence include: MA 401-MA 402, MA 402-MA 427, MA 402-MA 428, MA 405-MA 504, MA 405-MA 505, MA 407-MA 437, MA 407-MA 521, MA 416-MA 565, MA 412-MA 413, MA 421-MA 546, MA 421-MA 544, MA 425-MA 426, MA 425-MA 512, MA 425-MA 513, MA 425-MA 518, MA 427-MA 428, MA 450-MA 451, MA 573-MA 574.
13. Alternatives to the sequence ST 371-372 are the sequences ST 421-422, MA 421-ST 380, MA 421-ST 370, and MA 421-ST 422.
14. Applied electives are courses at 200-level or above designed to allow students to concentrate in a specific area related to their academic goals (at least 9 hours are at the 300-level or above). Courses used to fulfill this requirement should use advanced mathematical tools and are selected by students after consultation and approval by their advisors or the Director of the Undergraduate Program.

* 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: none
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-requisiteThe 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-requisiteThe 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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