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BA in Mathematics - Applied Mathematics

Prospective students who are seeking a degree program that teaches them how to use math to solve real world problems may want to consider the online Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a concentration in Applied Mathematics program offered by Southern New Hampshire University. Learn more about how this online program works below.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a concentration in Applied Mathematics

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a concentration in Applied Mathematics is designed for individuals who enjoy math and want to increase their analytical and problem-solving skills. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Program Description:

Students in SNHU's Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a concentration in Applied Mathematics program have the opportunity to further their problem-solving abilities in statistics, algebra, calculus, and analysis. The concentration courses allow students to study mathematical modeling and the various applications math has in the real world. They can also choose to further focus their program on statistical analysis, operations research, or dynamic modeling. The program concludes with a seminar class where students complete a research project where they use their new mathematical and statistical skills to model a problem and gather quantitative results.

Learning Format:

Online

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a Concentration in Applied Mathematics:

Mathematics Major Courses

  • MAT 225: Calculus I: Single-Variable Calculus
  • MAT 275: Calculus II: Integration & Series
  • MAT 299: Mathematical Proof and Problem Solving
  • MAT 325: Calculus III: Multivariable Calculus
  • MAT 330: Differential Equations
  • MAT 350: Applied Linear Algebra
  • MAT 415: Abstract Algebra
  • MAT 470: Real Analysis
  • PHL 214: Formal Logic
  • GEO 200: World Geography
  • Select one course from the following:
    • COM 341: Technical Writing
    • ENG 330: Nonfiction Writing Workshop

Applied Mathematics Concentration Courses

  • MAT 375 - Mathematical Modeling
  • MAT 430 - Seminar in Applied Mathematics
  • Students select one course from the following:
    • MAT 300: Applied Statistics II: Regression Analysis
    • MAT 410: Operations Research
    • MAT 420: Dynamic Models

General Education Courses

  • 12 credits of Foundation Area courses
  • 24 credits of Exploration Area courses
  • 9 credits of Integration Area courses

(Note: Students must take MAT 230 and MAT 240 as General Education requirements.)

Free Electives

  • 33 credits of free elective courses

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After successfully graduating from this Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics program with a concentration in Applied Mathematics, students seeking more advanced math careers may want to consider continuing their education with a master's degree. A graduate program can help students develop advanced analytical skills or specialize in a specific area of math. Some of the programs graduates could consider include:

  • Master of Arts in Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Statistics

Career Paths:

Graduates of SNHU's Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a concentration in Applied Mathematics could have the analytical skills and statistical knowledge for mathematician positions in a variety of areas, including marketing, data analytics, urban planning, or business management science. Graduates of the program could seek positions with:

  • Government Agencies & Research Groups
  • Engineering Research Organizations
  • Software Firms
  • Financial Services Firms
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturers