Applied Mathematics Bachelor of Science
Leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics
Wentworth Institute of Technology offers a threeyear B.S. in Applied Mathematics, in which Applied Math majors take six semesters of classes and complete two marketable applied math coops. The fouryear B.S. in Applied Mathematics in which majors take 8 semesters of classes and complete two marketable applied math coops. Graduates, in addition to continuing their education at the graduate level, may seek employment in a variety of fields including government, finance, riskmanagement and actuarial science, predictive modeling, data science, research, operations research, quality assurance, software engineering, statistics, biomedicine, and informatics.
Program Educational Objectives
 Apply mathematical concepts to perform computations, model phenomena, and write proofs.
 Effectively use mathematical software packages for computation, modeling, and presentations.
 Write code in a highlevel computer programming language.
 Deliver clear and precise, written and oral presentations, demonstrating: (1) comprehension of mathematical content and (2) the ability to communicate that mathematical content to different audiences.
 Apply mathematics in a professional setting.
Four Year Program
Total Required Credits: 120
This is a fouryear fulltime program, which begins the fall semester of the student's first year and is planned to end after the summer semester of the student's fourth year.
First Year  

Fall Semester  Credits  
MATH1550  FOUNDATIONS OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS  4 
MATH1776  CALCULUS 1A  2 
MATH1777  CALCULUS 1B  2 
English Sequence  4  
Science Elective  4  
Credits  16  
Spring Semester  
MATH1876  CALCULUS 2A  2 
MATH1877  CALCULUS 2B  2 
MATH2300  DISCRETE MATHEMATICS  4 
English Sequence  4  
Science Elective  4  
Credits  16  
Second Year  
Fall Semester  
MATH2025  MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS  4 
MATH2860  LINEAR ALGEBRA & MATRIX THEORY  4 
COMP1000  COMPUTER SCIENCE I  4 
HSS Elective*  4  
COOP2500  INTRODUCTION TO COOPERATIVE EDUCATION  0 
Credits  16  
Spring Semester  
MATH2500  DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS  4 
MATH2550  TRANSITION TO ADVANCED MATH  4 
COMP1050  COMPUTER SCIENCE II  4 
NONTECH NonTechnical Elective  4  
Credits  16  
Summer Semester  
OPTIONAL COOP EDUCATION  
Credits  0  
Third Year  
Fall Semester  
MATH2100  PROBABILITY & STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS  4 
MATH3900  NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I  4 
Technical Elective  4  
NONTECH NonTechnical Elective  4  
Credits  16  
Spring Semester  
MATH2200  ADVANCED STATISTICS  4 
MATH3950  NUMERICAL ANALYSIS II  4 
Technical Elective  4  
HSS Elective*  4  
Credits  16  
Summer Semester  
COOP3500  COOP EDUCATION 1  
Credits  0  
Fourth Year  
Fall Semester  
MATH3700  OPERATIONS RESEARCH  4 
MATH4900  PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS  4 
Technical Elective  4  
Credits  12  
Spring Semester  
COOP4500  COOP EDUCATION 2  
Credits  0  
Summer Semester  
MATH5000  APPLIED MATHEMATICS FINAL YEAR DESIGN I  4 
Technical Elective  4  
HSS Elective*  4  
Credits  12  
Total Credits  120 
Noncoursework Requirement
In addition to the above coursework requirements, students are required to complete the following noncoursework degree requirements:
 One public lecture
 A poster presentation
NonTechnical Electives:
A total of 8 semester credit hours comprised of any two 4credit courses for which the prerequisite has been met, in the following subjects: ARCH, COMM, CONM, CSAS, ECON, ENGL, HIST, HUMN, HSSI, INDS, INTD, LITR, MGMT, MANF, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, SOCL, SURV
ENGL/HSS Note
Students are required to complete:
 At least one course in Humanities: CSAS, HSSI, HIST, HUMN, LITR and PHIL
 At least one course in the Social Sciences: CSAS, HSSI, COMM, ECON, ENVM, POLS, PSYC and SOCL
 The remaining course from either the Humanities or Social Sciences category.
Students with a three English course sequence may use the third English course to satisfy a Humanities requirement.
A minimum of 20 credits total, including English, humanities, and social science credit, is required to complete the humanities and social sciences graduation requirement.
Math Placement may alter the course schedule above.
Technical Electives:
A total of 16 semester credit hours of technical electives must be taken as a part of the program. One of the four technical electives must be either MATH4575 COMPLEX VARIABLES, MATH4400 INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA, or MATH4875 REAL ANALYSIS I, Students may choose, after consultation with their primary advisor, among the electives offered each semester. Technical elective courses include biological, financial, and physical science applications through courses offered by the Applied Mathematics Academic Unit including:
Course  Title  Credits 

MATH1950  FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS  4 
MATH2250  TIME SERIES  4 
MATH2425  CRYPTOLOGY  4 
MATH3150  STOCHASTIC PROCESSES  4 
MATH3100  MEDICAL IMAGING: A MATHEMATICAL APPROACH  4 
MATH3200  DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY  4 
MATH3225  FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS  4 
MATH3250  HAZARD & CATASTROPHE MODELING  4 
MATH3500  CALCULUS IV  4 
MATH4050  MACHINE LEARNING  4 
MATH4100  INDUSTRIAL PROBLEMS IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS  4 
MATH4400  INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA  4 
MATH4475  ACTUARIAL MATHEMATICS  4 
MATH4575  COMPLEX VARIABLES  4 
MATH4875  REAL ANALYSIS I  4 
MATH4975  REAL ANALYSIS II  4 
MATH4950  DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS AND CHAOS  4 
MGMT2750  INTEGRATIVE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (requires School approval )  4 
Any 2000Level courses in BIOE,BIOL, BMED,CHEM,CIVE,COMP,DATA,ELEC,ELMC,ENGR,ENVM,MECH,PHYS,SCIN will also count as Technical Electives* Prerequisites must be met and School approval is required.  4 
Science Elective:
Course  Title  Credits 

BIOL1100  CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY  4 
BIOL1700  ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I  4 
BIOL2200  ADVANCED MOLECULAR BIOLOGY  4 
BIOL3000  APPLICATIONS IN GENETICS  4 
CHEM1100  GENERAL CHEMISTRY I  4 
CHEM1600  GENERAL CHEMISTRY II  4 
PHYS1250  ENGINEERING PHYSICS I  4 
PHYS1750  ENGINEERING PHYSICS II  4 
PHYS2000  INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY  4 
PHYS3100  MODERN PHYSICS  4 
The following courses require School approval to satisfy the Science Elective requirement  
BIOL2990  INDEPENDENT STUDY IN BIOLOGY  4 
BIOL3800  SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOLOGY  4 
CHEM2990  INDEPENDENT STUDY IN CHEMISTRY  4 
CHEM3800  SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY  4 
PHYS2990  INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PHYSICS  4 
PHYS3800  SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHYSICS  4 
Three Year Program
Total Required Credits: 120
This is a threeyear fulltime accelerated program, which begins the fall semester of the student's first year and is planned to end after the summer semester of the student's third year.
First Year  

Fall Semester  Credits  
MATH1550  FOUNDATIONS OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS  4 
MATH1776  CALCULUS 1A  2 
MATH1777  CALCULUS 1B  2 
COMP1000  COMPUTER SCIENCE I  4 
English Sequence  4  
Science Elective  4  
Credits  20  
Spring Semester  
MATH1876  CALCULUS 2A  2 
MATH1877  CALCULUS 2B  2 
MATH2300  DISCRETE MATHEMATICS  4 
COMP1050  COMPUTER SCIENCE II  4 
English Sequence  4  
Science Elective  4  
Credits  20  
Second Year  
Fall Semester  
MATH2025  MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS  4 
MATH2100  PROBABILITY & STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS  4 
MATH2860  LINEAR ALGEBRA & MATRIX THEORY  4 
MATH3900  NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I  4 
HSS Elective*  4  
COOP2500  INTRODUCTION TO COOPERATIVE EDUCATION  0 
Credits  20  
Spring Semester  
MATH2200  ADVANCED STATISTICS  4 
MATH2500  DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS  4 
MATH2550  TRANSITION TO ADVANCED MATH  4 
MATH3950  NUMERICAL ANALYSIS II  4 
NONTECH NonTechnical Elective  4  
Credits  20  
Summer Semester  
COOP3500  COOP EDUCATION 1  
Credits  0  
Third Year  
Fall Semester  
MATH3700  OPERATIONS RESEARCH  4 
MATH4900  PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS  4 
Technical Elective  4  
Technical Elective  4  
HSS Elective*  4  
Credits  20  
Spring Semester  
COOP4500  COOP EDUCATION 2  0 
Credits  0  
Summer Semester  
MATH5000  APPLIED MATHEMATICS FINAL YEAR DESIGN I  4 
Technical Elective  4  
Technical Elective  4  
HSS Elective*  4  
NONTECH  NonTechnical Elective  4  
Credits  20  
Total Credits  120 
Noncoursework Requirement:
In addition to the above coursework requirements, students are required to complete the following noncoursework degree requirements:

One public lecture

A poster presentation
NonTechnical Electives:
A total of 8 semester credit hours comprised of any two 4credit courses for which the prerequisite has been met, in the following subjects: ARCH, COMM, CONM, CSAS, ECON, ENGL, HIST, HUMN, HSSI, INDS, INTD, LITR, MGMT, MANF, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, SOCL, SURV
ENGL/HSS Note
Students are required to complete:
 At least one course in Humanities: CSAS, HSSI, HIST, HUMN, LITR and PHIL
 At least one course in the Social Sciences: CSAS, HSSI, COMM, ECON, ENVM, POLS, PSYC and SOCL
 The remaining course from either the Humanities or Social Sciences category.
Students with a three English course sequence may use the third English course to satisfy a Humanities requirement.
A minimum of 20 credits total, including English, humanities, and social science credit, is required to complete the humanities and social sciences graduation requirement.
Math Placement may alter the course schedule above.
Technical Electives:
A total of 16 semester credit hours of technical electives must be taken as a part of the program. One of the four technical electives must be eitherMATH4875 REAL ANALYSIS I, MATH4575 COMPLEX VARIABLES, or MATH4400 INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA. Students may choose, after consultation with their primary advisor, among the electives offered each semester. Technical elective courses include biological, financial, and physical science applications through courses offered by the Applied Mathematics Academic Unit including:
Course  Title  Credits 

MATH1950  FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS  4 
MATH2250  TIME SERIES  4 
MATH2425  CRYPTOLOGY  4 
MATH3150  STOCHASTIC PROCESSES  4 
MATH3200  DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY  4 
MATH3225  FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS  4 
MATH3250  HAZARD & CATASTROPHE MODELING  4 
MATH3500  CALCULUS IV  4 
MATH4050  MACHINE LEARNING  4 
MATH4100  INDUSTRIAL PROBLEMS IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS  4 
MATH4400  INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA  4 
MATH4475  ACTUARIAL MATHEMATICS  4 
MATH4575  COMPLEX VARIABLES  4 
MATH4875  REAL ANALYSIS I  4 
MATH4975  REAL ANALYSIS II  4 
MGMT2750  INTEGRATIVE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (requires School approval )  4 
Any 2000Level courses in BIOE,BIOL, BMED,CHEM,CIVE,COMP,DATA,ELEC,ELMC,ENGR,ENVM,MECH,PHYS,SCIN will also count as Technical Electives* Prerequisites must be met and School approval is required. 
Science Elective:
Course  Title  Credits 

BIOL1100  CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY  4 
BIOL1700  ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I  4 
BIOL2200  ADVANCED MOLECULAR BIOLOGY  4 
BIOL3000  APPLICATIONS IN GENETICS  4 
CHEM1100  GENERAL CHEMISTRY I  4 
CHEM1600  GENERAL CHEMISTRY II  4 
PHYS1250  ENGINEERING PHYSICS I  4 
PHYS1750  ENGINEERING PHYSICS II  4 
PHYS2000  INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY  4 
PHYS3100  MODERN PHYSICS  4 
The following courses require School approval to satisfy the Science Elective requirement  
BIOL2990  INDEPENDENT STUDY IN BIOLOGY  4 
BIOL3800  SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOLOGY  4 
CHEM2990  INDEPENDENT STUDY IN CHEMISTRY  4 
CHEM3800  SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY  4 
PHYS2990  INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PHYSICS  4 
PHYS3800  SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHYSICS  4 