Applied Mathematics Concentration

Applied mathematics is an academic area that allows you to use your knowledge of mathematical theories and methods to solve practical problems in real-world settings.

Why Study Applied Mathematics?

A degree in applied mathematics opens doors to a world of career opportunities in business, industry and government.

The curriculum provides a strong background in the foundations of applied mathematical methods. Graduates go on to mathematics-based careers in science, engineering, business, computer science, industry and government.

You can view degree requirements and a typical four-year plan of study for the applied mathematics concentration in the Undergraduate Catalog.

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Academic Advantages

  • Small classes taught by excellent faculty who are dedicated teachers and scholars
  • Highly individualized advising and extensive student support
  • Three active student mathematics clubs offering guest speakers and activities related to problem-solving and career preparation
  • An Applied Mathematics Laboratory where select, advanced students work on research for a local industry or business. Successful projects have included research for Westinghouse Electric Corp., Signet Bank, the AAI Corporation, Citicorp of Maryland, Martin-Marietta and Becton Dickinson.