B.S. in Mathematics - Applied and Computational Mathematics Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Major Requirements
MAT 125Introduction to Statistics and Probability3
MAT 161Calculus I4
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 311Linear Algebra 13
STA 319Applied Statistics3
MAT 325Numerical Analysis I3
MAT 343Differential Equations3
MAT 413Computer Algebra3
MAT 425Numerical Analysis II3
MAT 443Applied Analysis I3
MAT 445Complex Variables3
or MAT 441 Real Analysis I
MAT 455Industrial Mathematics Practicum3
Related/Cognate Requirements
Select one of the following:3
Business and Organizational Writing
Technical Writing
Strategies for Writing in the Workplace
CSC 141Computer Science I 13
PHY 170Physics I 13-4
or BIO 110 General Biology
or CHE 103 General Chemistry I
or ESS 101 Introduction to Geology
Select 12-13 credits of science cognates (PHY, BIO, CHE, CSC, or ESS) under the guidance of an advisor. At least two cognates must be at the 200-level or above.
Free Electives or Internship
Select 13-15 credits of electives chosen under advisement.13-15
MAT 491Internship in Applied Mathematics 22-4
Total Minimum Credits Required120

Accelerated B.S. Mathematics - Applied and Computational Mathematics to M.S. Applied and Computational Mathematics Program

To be considered for the accelerated program, students must have attained (completed) 75 credits with a minimum of 24 mathematics credits.  Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 including a minimum GPA of 3.00 for mathematics courses.   Once admitted to the graduate program, graduate policies apply, including minimum GPA (3.00).  See the Graduate Catalog for further details.

Students in the accelerated program can take up to 15 credits of graduate coursework to satisfy the B.S. program requirements.  The course list below provides the approved graduate substitutions for undergraduate courses.  The remaining graduate courses can be taken in place of free electives in the B.S. program.

Major Requirements 1
MAT 445Complex Variables 23
or MAT 575 Complex Analysis I
MAT 441Real Analysis I 23
or MAT 545 Real Analysis I
Free Electives or Internship
The remaining 9 credits of graduate courses may be taken in place of Free Electives.9

All math major courses must be passed with a C or better.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

B.S. in Mathematics - Applied and Computational Mathematics Concentration

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
MAT 125 Introduction to Statistics and Probability 3
CSC 141 Computer Science I 3
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits16
Spring
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
MAT 200 The Nature of Mathematics 3
SPK 230 Business and Professional Speech Communication 3
Science Gen Ed 3
Gen Ed Elective 3
 Credits16
Year Two
Fall
MAT 261 Calculus III 4
MAT 311 Linear Algebra 3
WRT 200 Critical Writing and Research 3
Cognate 1 3
JW Course 3
 Credits16
Spring
MAT 343 Differential Equations 3
MAT 325 Numerical Analysis I 3
Cognate 2 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Year Three
Fall
MAT 413 Computer Algebra 3
MAT 425 Numerical Analysis II 3
Cognate 3 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Spring
STA 319 Applied Statistics 3
MAT 443 Applied Analysis I 3
ENG 368 Business and Organizational Writing 3
IW Course 3
Gen Ed Elective 3
 Credits15
Year Four
Fall
MAT 445 Complex Variables 3
Cognate 4 3
Gen Ed Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
MAT 491 Internship in Applied Mathematics 3
MAT 455 Industrial Mathematics Practicum 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits120

Accelerated B.S. in Mathematics - Applied and Computational Mathematics to M.S. in Applied and Computational Mathematics

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
MAT 125 Introduction to Statistics and Probability 3
CSC 141 Computer Science I 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits16
Spring
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
MAT 200 The Nature of Mathematics 3
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
SPK 230 Business and Professional Speech Communication 3
Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits16
Year Two
Fall
MAT 261 Calculus III 4
MAT 311 Linear Algebra 3
WRT 200 Critical Writing and Research 3
Cognate 1 3
JW Course 3
 Credits16
Spring
MAT 343 Differential Equations 3
MAT 325 Numerical Analysis I 3
Cognate 2 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Year Three
Fall
MAT 413 Computer Algebra 3
MAT 425 Numerical Analysis II 3
Cognate 3 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Spring
STA 319 Applied Statistics 3
MAT 443 Applied Analysis I 3
ENG 368 Business and Organizational Writing 3
IW Course 3
Gen Ed Elective 3
 Credits15
Year Four
Fall
MAT 548 Industrial Mathematics - Continuous Models 3
MAT 554 Scientific Computing 3
STA 505 Mathematical Statistics I 3
Cognate 4 3
Gen Ed Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
MAT 491 Internship in Applied Mathematics 3
MAT 575 Complex Analysis I (elective) 3
MAT 549 Industrial Mathematics - Discrete Models 3
MAT 455 Industrial Mathematics Practicum 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Year Five
Fall
MAT 552 Operations Research 3
STA 511 Intro Stat Computing & Data Management 3
500-level MAT or STA Elective 3
 Credits9
Spring
MAT 553 Stochastic Modeling 3
MAT 555 Industrial Practicum - Continuous Models 3
 Credits6
 Total Credits138