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(MA27) Applied Mathematics, B.S.
B.A. effective Fall 2001. B.S. effective Fall 2010.
Course requirements for this major include upper division linear algebra, real analysis, and statistics. Students have the option to take additional courses in probability, numerical analysis, and other areas of mathematics. Up to 12 units of upper division courses may be taken from outside the department in a mathematical area if approved by petition. If the curriculum is planned well, this major could be preparation for graduate school in mathematics and teaching at the post-secondary level.
A note on the MA27 Lower-Division Programming Requirement: Students do not necessarily have to take Java Programming for this major. Please click here for a list of C++ Programming courses that can also satisfy your lower division programming requirement. Students may choose to use a C++ Programming course in place of CSE 8B, CSE 11, or ECE 15 for this requirement. Any courses not pre-approved on the above list could also be petitioned.
*Note that course numbers at Community Colleges may be subject to change. Please contact the Math Department through the VAC if you believe you have taken one of the approved C++ courses above and we will evaluate the course and update your degree audit.
Updates to the major
The following course/s have been approved by the Applied Mathematics faculty and are awaiting final Senate review/approval for catalog posting:
- MATH 187A-187B can count as a two-course sequence (Requirement #5 on Degree Audit).
If you would like any of these course/s to count toward your major requirements, please notify us on the VAC and we’ll update your degree audit.