Overview
The Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics, offered by the Department of Mathematics, focuses on mathematical and computational methods applicable in the sciences, engineering and industry. In particular, this degree is suitable preparation for professions featuring sophisticated mathematical modeling and/or scientific computing. This degree is also suitable preparation for graduate study in applied mathematics or related disciplines.
Campus Location: Main
Program Code: STAPMABS
Distinction in Major
To graduate with distinction in this major, a student must satisfy the following criteria:
 achieve a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA;
 achieve a minimum 3.50 GPA in the Mathematics courses required for the major;
 successful completion of MATH 3098 instead of MATH 3096; and
 achieve a minimum 3.50 GPA in the following courses:
Undergraduate Contact Information
Brian Rider, Chair
Wachman Hall, Room 638
2152047841
mathematics@temple.edu
Maria Lorenz, Vice Chair
Wachman Hall, Room 610
2152047852
mathadvising@temple.edu
Boris Datskovsky, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Wachman Hall, Room 632
2152047847
mathadvising@temple.edu
Learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics.
These requirements are for students who matriculated in academic year 20232024. Students who matriculated prior to fall 2023 should refer to the Archives to view the requirements for their Bulletin year.
Bachelor of Science Requirements
Summary of Requirements for the Degree
 University Requirements (123 total s.h.)
 Students must complete all University requirements including those listed below.
 All undergraduate students must complete at least two writingintensive courses for a total of at least six credits at Temple as part of their major. The specific writingintensive course options for this major are:
Course List Code Title Credit Hours MATH 3096 Introduction to Modern Algebra 3 MATH 3098 Modern Algebra 3 MATH 4096 Senior Problem Solving 3 SCTC 2396 Writing for Science and Technology 3  Students must complete the General Education (GenEd) requirements.
 See the General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for the GenEd curriculum.
 Students who complete CST majors receive a waiver for 2 Science & Technology (GS) and 1 Quantitative Literacy (GQ) GenEd courses.
 Students must satisfy general Temple University residency requirements.
 College Requirements
 A minimum of 90 total credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST), the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), and/or the College of Engineering (ENG).
 A minimum of 45 of these credits must be upperlevel (courses numbered 2000 and above).
 Complete a onecredit firstyear or transfer seminar.
 A minimum of 90 total credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST), the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), and/or the College of Engineering (ENG).

Major Requirements for Bachelor of Science (7173 s.h.)
At least 9 courses required for the major must be completed at Temple. At least 8 Math courses must be completed at Temple.Course List Code Title Credit Hours Computer Programming courses MATH 1033 Computing in MATLAB 1.5 MATH 1034 Applications in MATLAB 1.5 Mathematics courses MATH 1041 Calculus I 4 or MATH 1941 Honors Calculus I MATH 1042 Calculus II 4 or MATH 1942 Honors Calculus II MATH 2043 Calculus III 4 or MATH 2943 Honors Calculus III MATH 2045 Differential Equations with Linear Algebra 4 MATH 2111 Basic Concepts of Math 3 MATH 2121 Mathematical Modeling and Simulation 3 MATH 3031 Probability Theory I 3 MATH 3043 Numerical Analysis I (F) 4 MATH 3044 Numerical Analysis II (S) 3 MATH 3051 Theoretical Linear Algebra 4 Select one of the following: 3 Real & Complex Analysis I Advanced Calculus I (F) Select one of the following: 3 Real & Complex Analysis II Advanced Calculus II (S) MATH 4041 Partial Differential Equations 3 MATH 4043 Applied Mathematics (F) 3 Two Mathematics electives at the 3000+ level or above  select from the following: ^{1} 68 Mathematical Statistics Probability Theory II Complex Analysis Physics courses Select one of the following: 4 Elementary Classical Physics I Honors Elementary Classical Physics I (F) General Physics I Honors General Physics I (F) Select one of the following: 4 Elementary Classical Physics II Honors Elementary Classical Physics II (S) General Physics II Honors General Physics II (S) WritingIntensive Courses (Mathematics/College of Science & Technology) Select one of the following: 3 Introduction to Modern Algebra Modern Algebra Writing for Science and Technology MATH 4096 Senior Problem Solving 3 Total Credit Hours 7173 Course List Code Title Credit Hours (F)  Fall only course (S)  Spring only course  ^{ 1 }
Other courses are possible, subject to approval by a Mathematics faculty advisor.
Suggested Academic Plan
Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics
Suggested Plan for New Students Starting in the 20232024 Academic Year
Year 1  

Fall  Credit Hours  
MATH 1033  Computing in MATLAB  1.5 
MATH 1034  Applications in MATLAB  1.5 
MATH 1041 or MATH 1941  Calculus I or Honors Calculus I  4 
Select one of the following:  4  
Elementary Classical Physics I  
Honors Elementary Classical Physics I (F)  
General Physics I  
Honors General Physics I (F)  
SCTC 1001  CST First Year Seminar  1 
ENG 0802  Analytical Reading and Writing or Analytical Reading and Writing: ESL or Honors Writing About Literature  4 
Credit Hours  16  
Spring  
MATH 1042 or MATH 1942  Calculus II or Honors Calculus II  4 
Select one of the following:  4  
Elementary Classical Physics II  
Honors Elementary Classical Physics II (S)  
General Physics II  
Honors General Physics II (S)  
IH 0851 or IH 0951  Intellectual Heritage I: The Good Life or Honors Intellectual Heritage I: The Good Life  3 
Elective  4  
Credit Hours  15  
Year 2  
Fall  
MATH 2043 or MATH 2943  Calculus III or Honors Calculus III  4 
MATH 2045  Differential Equations with Linear Algebra  4 
MATH 2111  Basic Concepts of Math  3 
IH 0852 or IH 0952  Intellectual Heritage II: The Common Good or Honors Intellectual Heritage II: The Common Good  3 
Elective  2  
Credit Hours  16  
Spring  
MATH 2121  Mathematical Modeling and Simulation  3 
MATH 3031  Probability Theory I  3 
Select one of the following:  3  
Introduction to Modern Algebra  
Modern Algebra  
Writing for Science and Technology  
GenEd Breadth Course  3  
GenEd Breadth Course  3  
Credit Hours  15  
Year 3  
Fall  
MATH 3043  Numerical Analysis I (F)  4 
Select one of the following:  3  
Real & Complex Analysis I  
Advanced Calculus I (F)  
3000+ Math Elective ^{1}  34  
Elective  3  
Elective  21  
Credit Hours  15  
Spring  
MATH 3044  Numerical Analysis II (S)  3 
Select one of the following:  3  
Real & Complex Analysis II  
Advanced Calculus II (S)  
MATH 3051  Theoretical Linear Algebra  4 
GenEd Breadth Course  34  
Elective  32  
Credit Hours  16  
Year 4  
Fall  
MATH 4043  Applied Mathematics (F)  3 
3000+ Math Elective ^{1}  34  
GenEd Breadth Course  3  
GenEd Breadth Course  3  
Elective  32  
Credit Hours  15  
Spring  
MATH 4041  Partial Differential Equations  3 
MATH 4096  Senior Problem Solving  3 
Elective  3  
Elective  3  
Elective  3  
Credit Hours  15  
Total Credit Hours  123 
Code  Title  Credit Hours 

(F)  Fall only course  
(S)  Spring only course 
 ^{ 1 }
Other courses are possible, subject to approval by a Mathematics faculty advisor.