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BA Applied Math

B.A. in Applied Mathematics is recommended for those students who are pursuing another quantitatively rich major which they consider their primary interest. The toolkit of applicable mathematical methods will enable them to advance further in their own field, whether in industry or in academia.

Recommended Schedule

Semester 1

  • Math 181 (Calculus I) 4 credits

Semester 2

  • Math 182 (Calculus II) 4 credits

Semester 3

  • Math 283 (Calculus III) 4 credits

Semester 4

  • Math 285 (Differential Equations) 3 credits
  • Math 301 Introduction to Proofs

Semester 5

  • Math 310 (Introduction to Analysis I) 3 credits, Math 330 (Linear Algebra I) 3 credits

Semester 6

  • Math 311 (Introduction to Analysis II) 3 credits, Math 488 (Partial Differential Equations) 3 credits

Semester 7

  • Math/Stat 461 (Probability Theory) 3 credits, Outside Elective1 3 credits

Semester 8

  • Math 420 (Mathematical Modeling) 3 credits, Math Elective2 3 credits

Total _________42 Credits

One additional quantitative course numbered 300 or above in a department outside mathematics is required. Consult the mathematics department for a list of approved courses. Some courses outside the mathematics may be counted. Consult the mathematics department for approved courses.

Various Requirements

Listed are the University Core Curriculum, (additional) College of Science, Major/Minor requirements for the degree Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, option of Applied Math.

University Core Curriculum Requirements

Additional Department of Mathematics and Statistics Requirement

  • Foreign Language - Students must successfully complete a fourth semester college course in a foreign language or demonstrate proficiency as determined by placement examination, or other means, by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics suggests that students choose French, Russian, or German as their required language.

Major Requirements - 42 Credits

  • Math 181, Calculus I (4 credits)
  • Math 182, Calculus II  (4 credits)
  • Math 283, Calculus III (4 credits)
  • Math 285 Differential Equations (3 credits)
  • Math 310, Introduction to Analysis I (3 credits)
  • Math 311, Introduction to Analysis II (3 credits)
  • Math 330, Linear Algebra I  (3 credits)
  • Math 420, Mathematical Modeling (3 credits)
  • Math 461, Probability Theory (3 credits)
  • Math 488, Partial Differential Equations (3 credits)
  • Additional mathematics or statistics courses numbered 300 or above (except Math/Stat 352) (6 credits).
  • At least one quantitative course numbered 300 or above in a department outside mathematics. Click here for a partial list of approved courses, or consult an advisor. (3 credits).

Minor Requirements

The Mathematics and Statistics department accepts any minor from any other UNR department.

  • Electives: 10 - 18 Credits.
  • Total Credits Required: 120
  • Forty or more credits must be in courses numbered 300 or above.

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