Sep 20, 2019  
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 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
Peter Staab
Jennifer Berg Lori Leonard
Lucy Dechene
Amy Wehe
Bruce Romano  
Gerald Higdon
Abdulkeni Zekeria

 
Claire McAndrew

   
Mark Snyder      

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 non-majors 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.

Minor Requirement


Choose one of the following minors: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Geography/Earth Science, or Psychology.

Language Requirement


The B.A. requires foreign language proficiency at the intermediate level.

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