Mathematicians are problem solvers -- investigating problems, formulating questions, determining applicable mathematics, solving problems and communicating solutions. This major prepares you for the growing importance of analyzing and understanding data and statistics. You can choose the bachelor of arts in mathematics to focus more on theory, or the bachelor of science in applied mathematics to examine practical applications in science and operations research. Small classes provide you with individual attention from professors who actively involve you in the learning process.
Our BS in applied mathematics examines the practical applications of mathematics in science and operations research. Your degree prepares you for the growing importance of analyzing and applying statistics and data.
Applied mathematical economics
This program applying mathematics to the economic problems of production, consumption and distribution will train you as a quantitative economist ready to step into a research position in government or business. Offered jointly by the departments of mathematics and economics, the program's course requirements and electives divide equally between economic theory and mathematics, and include computer science coursework. Your degree prepares you for the growing importance of analyzing and applying statistics and data.