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University of Pittsburgh Bradford    
2020-2021 Bradford Campus Catalog 
  Jun 13, 2021
2020-2021 Bradford Campus Catalog

Applied Mathematics, BS

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Contact: Marius Buliga, Program Director

Mathematics includes the study of probability and statistics, modeling, computer simulation languages, and methods of application. Mathematics provides an excellent foundation for other fields of study ranging from the sciences and technology to business and law. The combination of mathematics, physics, and computer science creates opportunities for employment and also prepares students for graduate study. Applied Mathematics majors can simultaneously earn a degree in Mathematics Education by taking some education courses.

Degree Requirements

Total credits required for the major: 49

General Education Program Requirements and Electives-Variable

(See General Education Program  and General Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree  under Academic Policies and Guidelines for further details.)

Please be advised

Please be advised that some programs or courses of study require that students complete rotations, fieldwork, internships/externships and/or teaching assignments at facilities external to the university, while other programs or courses of study may offer voluntary internships or externships at facilities external to the university. Depending on the program or course, such facilities will or may require a criminal background check, an act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine participant qualification or eligibility. Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.

Suggested Course of Study

Credits: 48

Note: Seniors will be required to take one of the first two actuarial exams in their senior year.

Although not required, it is suggested that students in actuarial science take as many of the following courses as possible:

Physics Concentration

Total credits required for the major: 49

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