Department of Mathematics and Statistics

BA in Mathematics - Applied Mathematics/Operations Research Concentration

Those majors intending to enter industry or other applied fields should seriously consider this concentration. Majors who plan to prepare for the actuarial profession should be certain to include in their programs Numerical Analysis and the appropriate courses in the School of Business. Majors intending to pursue graduate work in applied mathematics are urged to take Real Analysis and Abstract Algebra.

In addition to the requirements listed in the BA, the following items are required for the Applied Mathematics/Operations Research Concentration. (15 credit hours)

a. Successful completion of three of the courses listed below:
     MAT 364 Numerical Analysis
     MAT 366 Deterministic Models in Operations Research
     MAT 383 System Modeling and Simulation
     MAT 460 Mathematical Modeling
     MAT 461 Stochastic Models in Operations Research
     MAT 492 Graph Theory and Combinatorics

b. Successful completion of at least two additional mathematics courses numbered 260 or above, excluding MAT 380.