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    Dec 07, 2021  
American University Catalog 2020-2021 
American University Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Mathematics (BS)

Offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics , College of Arts and Sciences .

Admission to the Program

Formal admission to the major requires a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) and departmental approval.

University Requirements

AU Core Requirements

For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum .

Major Requirements

  • 57 credit hours with grades of C or better, including at least 23 credit hours at or above 300-level

Course Requirements

Statistics (4 credit hours)

Complete 4 credit hours from the following:

Natural and Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours)

Complete a two-course sequence from the following:

Note: This requirement may be waived for students with more than one major in this department.

Additional (12 credit hours)

  • 12 additional credit hours of mathematics (MATH), statistics (STAT), or computer science (CSC) coursework with approval of the student’s advisor

Combined Applied Mathematics (BS) and Mathematics (MA)

American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  for more information.

In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for combined bachelor’s/master’s programs:

  • Students are encouraged to contact the Mathematics (MA)  program director as early in their undergraduate study as possible.
  • Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.20 in major coursework.