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Turn your passion for math into a calculated success

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

So you have always loved math and been a whiz with numbers. Now turn that talent into a career. Stevenson’s Applied Mathematics major will give you a solid understanding of mathematics and statistics and the skills to apply them across many fields. You will learn to think critically, analyze and solve complex problems, and use data to develop a deeper insight and solutions to problems in business, the sciences, engineering, and information technology.

The special focus areas of Stevenson’s Applied Mathematics program let you customize your degree based on your personal career goals and interests. Areas of focus include:

  • General Mathematics
  • Actuarial Science
  • Business and Finance
  • Science

Stevenson also offers BS/MS options so you can pair and complete your Applied Mathematics degree with a Master’s in Forensic Accounting or Master of Arts in Teaching in as little as five years.

With a solid mathematics and statistics foundation and a special focus, you will be prepared for dynamic careers in a variety of fields. Our students have interned and are now working at some of the region’s most successful companies and vital state and federal agencies.

It All Adds Up to Great Opportunities

The Applied Mathematics major + internships factored with Stevenson’s personalized career advising = an open door to a wide-range of careers. Where will you find our graduates working today?

  • Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Maryland Insurance Administration
  • Maxim Healthcare Services
  • MetLife
  • NSA (National Security Agency)
  • Santander Bank, Boston, MA
  • Social Security Administration
  • T. Rowe Price
  • US Census Bureau

Study Applied Mathematics at Stevenson

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Career Paths for Applied Mathematics Majors

Jobs requiring mathematical skills are regularly listed at the top of the rankings of most desirable and highest-earning jobs in the private and public sector. Through coursework, internships, and career advising, you will develop valuable skills applicable to a wide variety of rewarding careers:

  • Insurance and Actuarial Analysis
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Business and Budget Analysis
  • Financial Analysis and Advising
  • Investment Analysis
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Data Science and Analysis
  • Engineering
  • Insurance Analyst

Curious about internships and job placement after you graduate? Visit our Office of Career Services.

Courses

Courses

The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson Educational Experience (SEE).

Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Major Requirements

FYS 100 First Year Seminar
MATH 220 Calculus I
MATH 221 Calculus II
MATH 222 Calculus III
MATH 312 Mathematical Statistics I
MATH 313 Mathematical Statistics II
MATH 326 Linear Algebra
MATH 418 Mathematical Modeling
MATH 425 Scientific Computer Programming

3 MATH electives (at the 200 level or above other than 201)

Complete one of the following senior capstone options:

MATH 450 Senior Research Capstone
MATH 455 Senior Internship Capstone
MATH 460 Senior Research Capstone
MATH 460H Honors Senior Research Capstone
MATH 465 Senior Internship Capstone
MATH 465H Honors Senior Internship Capstone

MATH 460MATH 460HMATH 465MATH 465H: Students choosing one of the 9-credit senior capstone options will fulfill one mathematics elective.


Tracks

Complete the requirements for the Actuarial Track, Business Track, Scientific Track, or Interdisciplinary Track.
 

Actuarial Track

All major requirements and the following electives:

ACC 140 Financial Accounting
ACC 141 Managerial Accounting
EC 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics
FIN 300 Principles of Finance
MATH 342 Time Series Analysis
MATH 420 Actuarial Mathematics


Business Track

All major requirements and the following electives:

EC 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
ACC 140 Financial Accounting
  OR
MGT 204 Principles of Management
  OR
MKT 206 Principles of Marketing
2 Business electives in ACC, EC, FMER, INBUS, IS, MGT, and/or MKT
1 MATH elective (at 200 level or above)
MATH 442 Numerical Analysis


Scientific Track

All major requirements and the following electives:

Choose 1 sequence: CHEMISTRY or BIOLOGY
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I
CHEM 115L General Chemistry I Laboratory
CHEM 116 General Chemistry II
CHEM 116L General Chemistry II Laboratory
OR  
BIO 113 General Biology I: Cell Biology and Genetics
BIO 113L General Biology I Laboratory: Cell Biology and Genetics
BIO 114 General Biology II: Structure and Function of Organisms
BIO 114L General Biology II Laboratory: Structure and Function of Organisms
 
2 Science electives in BIO, BIOCH, CHEM, ENV, and/or PHYS
MATH 321 Introduction to Differential Equations
MATH 442 Numerical Analysis


Interdisciplinary Track

All major requirements and the following electives:

PHYS 215 General Physics I with Calculus
PHYS 216 General Physics II with Calculus
MATH 301 Mathematical Structures
MATH 321 Introduction to Differential Equations
MATH 442 Numerical Analysis
1 MATH elective (at 200 level or above)

Explore our academic catalog for a full listing of courses, course descriptions, suggested course sequences, and more.

Catalog

Tracks and Minors

Tracks and Minors

Minor

A minor in Mathematics is available. All course prerequisites must be met to be eligible to take the selected course for a minor. Please see an academic advisor for more information. Specific information regarding minor requirements may be found in the Academic Information section of the catalog

Minors at Stevenson

BS/MS option

The BS/MS option is available for students majoring in Applied Mathematics who wish to combine their bachelor's coursework with work toward a Stevenson University master's degree in Forensic Accounting. Students choosing this option may earn their master's degree in as little as one year after their bachelor's degree. Interested students must formally apply for entrance into this BS/MS option in their junior year. Once admitted into this program, students develop an educational plan in consultation with their undergraduate and graduate advisors. For more information on this program please see the Stevenson University Online Catalog.

BS/MAT option

The BS/MAT option is available for students majoring in Applied Mathematics who wish to combine their bachelor's coursework with work toward a Stevenson University master's degree in teaching (MAT). For more information on this program please see the Stevenson University Online Catalog.

Professional Minor

Lead and manage a scientific team or your own professional practice. Students majoring in Applied Mathematics can prepare to direct projects and teams with a professional minor in Applied Management, opening doors to leadership careers in the scientific industry, clinical management, or business.

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