Fitchburg State University 201516 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Applied Mathematics Concentration, Mathematics, B.A.


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Mathematics
Chairperson




Mary Ann Barbato




Professors

Associate Professors

Assistant Professors

Instructor

Mary Ann Barbato 
Jennifer Berg 
Nermin Bayazit 
Lori Leonard 
Gerald Higdon 
Peter Staab 
Catherine Buell 


Amy Wehe 
Jenna Reis 


Abdulkeni Zekeria 
Bruce Romano 





Objectives for the Program in Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics serves all students at the university. Mathematics majors receive a comprehensive foundation in abstract and applied mathematics as preparation for graduate school or a professional career. Minors in Mathematics receive the mathematical foundation needed for advanced work in their major field.
The department also provides nonmajors with courses for their major or with courses for their Liberal Arts and Sciences program.
Applied Mathematics Concentration
Applied Mathematics is the study of mathematics that is often used in other technical disciplines such as Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Physics, Economics and Computer Science. Students who complete the concentration in Applied Mathematics will have a strong mathematical background, an emphasis in a second field and will be able to integrate the mathematics within that field.
Requirements for the Applied Mathematics Concentration
Electives
And three additional courses chosen from the following, at least two of which must be at the 3000 level or above
Minor Requirement
Choose one of the following minors: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Geographic Science and Technology/Earth Systems Science, Psychology, or minor approved by the Mathematics Department.
Language Requirement
The B.A. requires foreign language proficiency at the intermediate level. 
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