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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

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Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Option in Applied Mathematics (120 units)

This option emphasizes mathematics frequently used in applications. The student may choose one of two suboptions: the first is aimed at applications in science and engineering, the second at applications in economics and management. Students are prepared for careers in industry, business, and government and for graduate study in applied mathematics.

Requirements

Suboption I: Application in Science and Engineering

Lower Division:

Take all the following courses:

  • MATH 122 Calculus I (4)
    Prerequisite: Appropriate MDPT placement or a grade of "C" or better in MATH 111 and 113, or a grade of "C" or better in MATH 117.
  • MATH 123 Calculus II (4)
    Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 122.
  • MATH 224 Calculus III (4)
    Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 123 or 222.
  • MATH 247 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 123 or 222.
  • CECS 174 Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving (3)
    Prerequisite: CECS 100 and MATH 113 (or equivalent).
  • PHYS 151 Mechanics and Heat (4)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 122.
  • PHYS 152 Electricity and Magnetism (4)
    Prerequisite: PHYS 151; Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 123.

Take one of the following courses:

  • ENGL 101 Composition (3)
    Prerequisite: ENGL 100.
  • ENGL 317 Technical Communication (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, upper-division standing, and a previous composition course, i.e., ENGL 100, 101, 102, 300, or equivalents.

Take one of the following courses:

  • PHYS 254 Applied Modern Physics (3)
    Prerequisite: PHYS 152 or EE 210; Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 224.
  • EE 211 Electric and Electronic Circuits (3)
    Prerequisites: (EE 210/210L or PHYS 152) and (MATH 123 or equivalent).
  • CE 205 Analytical Mechanics I (Statics) (3)
    Prerequisite: PHYS 151. Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 123.

Upper Division:

Take all the following courses:

  • MATH 323 Introduction to Numerical Analysis (4)
    Prerequisites: MATH 222 or 224, and a course in computer programming.
  • MATH 361A Introduction to Mathematical Analysis I (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 222 or 224, and MATH 233 or 247.
  • MATH 361B Introduction to Mathematical Analysis II (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 361A.
  • MATH 364A Ordinary Differential Equations I (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 222 or 224, and prerequisite or corequisite MATH 247.
  • MATH 364B Ordinary Differential Equations II (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 364A or 370A.
  • MATH/STAT 380 Probability and Statistics (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 222 or 224.
  • MATH 470 Intro to Partial Differential Equations (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 364A or 370A.

A minimum of 9 units from the following:

  • MATH 423, 461, 463, 472, 473, 474, 479, 485; STAT 381, 482.

A minimum of 9 units from one of the following groups:

  • A. PHYS 310, 340A, 340B, 350, 410, 422, 450;
  • B. EE 310, 370, 382, 411, 460, 482;
  • C. CE 335, 359, 437, 438, 458; MAE 371, 373

Suboption II: Application in Economics and Management

Lower Division:

Take all the following courses:

  • MATH 122 Calculus I (4)
    Prerequisite: Appropriate MDPT placement or a grade of "C" or better in MATH 111 and 113, or a grade of "C" or better in MATH 117.
  • MATH 123 Calculus II (4)
    Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 122.
  • MATH 224 Calculus III (4)
    Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 123 or 222.
  • MATH 247 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 123 or 222.
  • CECS 174 Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving (3)
    Prerequisite: CECS 100 and MATH 113 (or equivalent).

Take one of the following courses:

  • ENGL 101 Composition (3)
    Prerequisite: ENGL 100.
  • ENGL 317 Technical Communication (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, upper-division standing, and a previous composition course, i.e., ENGL 100, 101, 102, 300, or equivalents.

Take one of the following groups:

  • 1. ECON 100 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 103 or higher and one GE Foundation course.
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 103 or higher.

or

  • 2. ECON 300 Fundamentals of Economics (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.

Upper Division:

Take all the following courses:

  • MATH 323 Introduction to Numerical Analysis (4)
    Prerequisites: MATH 222 or 224, and a course in computer programming.
  • MATH 361A Introduction to Mathematical Analysis I (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 222 or 224, and MATH 233 or 247.
  • MATH 361B Introduction to Mathematical Analysis II (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 361A.
  • MATH 364A Ordinary Differential Equations I (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 222 or 224, and prerequisite or corequisite MATH 247.
  • MATH/STAT 380 Probability and Statistics (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 222 or 224.
  • MATH 485 Mathematical Optimization (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 247 and at least one of MATH 323, 347 or 380.
  • STAT 381 Mathematical Statistics (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 247, and MATH 380 or STAT 380.
  • STAT 482 Random Processes (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 247, and MATH 380 or STAT 380.

Take a minimum of 6 units from the following courses:

  • MATH 364B, 423, 463, 470, 473, 474, 479; STAT 410

Take a minimum 15 units from one of the following groups:

A. Take both of the following courses:

  • ECON 310 Microeconomic Theory (3)
    Prerequisites: ECON 100, ECON 101, and either MATH 115 or MATH 122, with grades of "C" or better in all prerequisite courses.
  • ECON 311 Macroeconomic Theory (3)
    Prerequisites: ECON 100, ECON 101, and either MATH 115 or MATH 122, with grades of "C" or better in all prerequisite courses.

Take 9 units selected from the following

  • ECON 333, 410, 411, 420, 485, 486

B. Take both of the following courses:

  • ECON 333 Managerial Economics (3)
    Prerequisites: ECON 100, 101 and either MATH 115 or 122.
  • SCM 410 Logistics Management (3)
    Prerequisites: MGMT 300, IS 301.

Take 9 units selected from the following:

  • SCM 411, 414; MGMT 412, 413, 426
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