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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-18 University Catalog 
  
2017-18 University Catalog

Applied Mathematics, BS


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Degree Requirements


In addition to the mathematics requirements listed below, students will be required to complete the 200 level calculus-based general physics sequence as well as other general education requirements and Electives necessary to bring the total credit hours to 182. Please see the recommended curriculum map below.  All mathematics courses must be completed with a grade "C" or better. Transfer students should consult the Admissions Office and the Mathematics Department to determine which of their courses will satisfy Oregon Tech course requirements.

Lower-Division Required Courses (18 credits)


Upper-Division Math/Physics Electives (At least 7 credits)


Students will choose 2 upper-level mathematics or physics courses with the approval of a mathematics advisor. No more than 3 credits can be MATH 407 .

Focused Electives (16 credits)


Students will choose appropriate electives from outside of mathematics. These courses should support the program objectives and must be approved by a mathematics advisor. The focused electives must total at least 16 credits at least 9 of which are from a 3 course sequence; see below for examples.

Examples of Focused Electives Sequences


Notes:


  1. Some of the above courses have an additional lab requirement.
  2. PHY 221 , PHY 222 , PHY 223  may not be used as focused electives.

Curriculum


Required courses and recommended terms during which they should be taken:

Freshman Year


Fall


Total: 16 Credit Hours

Winter


Total: 17/18 Credit Hours

Spring


Total: 14 Credit Hours

Sophomore Year


Fall


Total: 15 Credit Hours

Winter


Total: 15 Credit Hours

Spring


Total: 16 Credit Hours

Junior Year


Fall


Total: 14 Credit Hours

Winter


Total: 16 Credit Hours

Spring


Total: 16 Credit Hours

Senior Year


Fall


Total: 15 Credit Hours

Winter


  • Mathematics Core Credit Hours: 4 (upper-division) c
  • Focused Elective Credit Hours: 3 a
  • Social Science Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Elective Credit Hours: 3
Total: 16 Credit Hours

Spring


Total: 13 Credit Hours

Total for a B.S. in Mathematics: 183-184 Credit Hours


a Students will choose at least 16 credits from outside of mathematics with the approval of a mathematics advisor. At least 9 credits should be from a 3 course sequence. See above for examples.
b Students will choose 2 upper-division courses from mathematics or physics with the approval of a mathematics advisor.
c See "Upper-Division Core Requirements" listed above in the degree requirements section. The years and terms that these courses are offered will vary. For questions about availability, please consult with an advisor or contact the Mathematics Department.

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