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.
- 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.