About the Program

The applied mathematics B.S. program is directed toward a career goal for computer- and mathematics-related government, industrial, or business employment. It may also provide a basis for entry into graduate school in mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science, or other related disciplines.

About the Mathematics Department

A238 Buckham Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5621
Fax: (716) 878-6107
https://mathematics.buffalostate.edu/

Admission Requirements

Four years of college preparatory mathematics is recommended.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
36 credit hours 36

Mathematics Major Requirements (54 credit hours)
Required Courses (36 credit hours)
MAT 161 CALCULUS I 4
MAT 162 CALCULUS II 4
MAT 163 USING TECHNOLOGY TO EXPLORE CALCULUS I 1
MAT 164 USING TECHNOLOGY TO EXPLORE CALCULUS II 1
MAT 202 INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA 3
MAT 241 COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS FOR APPLIED MATHEMATICIANS I 3
MAT 263 CALCULUS III 4
MAT 264 USING TECHNOLOGY TO EXPLORE CALCULUS III 1
MAT 270 DISCRETE MATHEMATICS 3
MAT 381 PROBABILITY THEORY 3
MAT 382 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS 3
MAT 495 SPECIAL PROJECT 1-3

Concentration Selected by Advisement (18 credit hours)
A. Statistical Modeling
B. Analytical and Computational Modeling
C. Biological and Actuarial Modeling

All College Electives
30 credit hours 30

Total Credit Hours 120

A. Concentration in Statistical Modeling
Required Courses (6 credit hours)
MAT 383 APPLIED STATISTICS I 3
MAT 481 STOCHASTIC PROCESSES 3
MAT 484 APPLIED STATISTICS II 3

Total Credit Hours 9

B. Analytical and Computational Modeling
Required Courses (9 credit hours)
MAT 316 INTERMEDIATE DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3
MAT 390 INTRODUCTION TO OPERATIONS RESEARCH 3
MAT 461 NUMERICAL ANALYSIS 3

Total Credit Hours 9

C. Biological and Actuarial Modeling
Required Courses (9 credit hours)
MAT 318 MATHEMATICAL MODELING 3
MAT 319 MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY 3
MAT 390 INTRODUCTION TO OPERATIONS RESEARCH 3

Total Credit Hours 9

Electives in each concentration by advisement (9 credit hours)

A. Concentration in Statistical Modeling
MAT 316 Intermediate Differential Equations 3
MAT 318 Mathematical Modeling 3
MAT 319 Mathematical Biology 3
MAT 366 Computational Tools for Applied Mathematicians II 3
MAT 370 Applied Networks 3
MAT 390 Introductions to Operations Research 3
MAT 404 Applications of Linear Algebra 3
MAT 411 Complex Variables 3
MAT 417 Introduction to Real Analysis I 3
MAT 461 Numerical Analysis 3
MAT 486 Models and Methods of Actuarial Mathematics 3
MAT 490 Seminar 3
MAT 499 Independent Study 3

B. Concentration in Analytical and Computational Modeling
MAT 318 Mathematical Modeling 3
MAT 319 Mathematical Biology 3
MAT 366 Computational Tools for Applied Mathematicians II 3
MAT 370 Applied Networks 3
MAT 383 Applied Statistics 3
MAT 404 Applications of Linear Algebra 3
MAT 411 Complex Variables 3
MAT 417 Introduction to Real Analysis I 3
MAT 481 Stochastic Processes 3
MAT 484 Applied Statistics II 3
MAT 486 Models and Methods of Actuarial Mathematics 3
MAT 490 Seminar 3
MAT 499 Independent Study 3

C. Concentration in Biological and Actuarial Modeling
MAT 316 Intermediate Differential Equations 3
MAT 366 Computational Tools for Applied Mathematicians II 3
MAT 370 Applied Networks 3
MAT 383 Applied Statistics I 3
MAT 390 Introduction to Operations Research 3
MAT 404 Applications of Linear Algebra 3
MAT 411 Complex Variables 3
MAT 417 Introduction to Real Analysis I 3