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Applied Mathematics BS

A focus on the study of problems that can be mathematically analyzed and solved, including models for perfecting global positioning systems, analyzing cost-effectiveness in manufacturing processes, or improving digital encryption software.

Program skills

Students have a focus in areas of analysis including calculus, differential equations, real variables, probability, and statistics, with significant coursework in the discrete areas of mathematics including matrix, linear, and abstract algebra. Opportunities for independent study or undergraduate research with faculty are also available.

Software:

Mathematica, MATLAB, Maple, Minitab, LaTeX

Language:

Java

Operating Systems:

 

UNIX, VMS, Mac OS, Windows

Program facilities equipment

Students have access to programming, statistical and simulation languages, graphics software and design tools on a variety of platforms. Symbolic computation and statistical laboratories are also available.

Program job titles reported

Engineer; Economist; Analyst (e.g. Operations Research); Physicist; Cryptanalyst (codes); Actuary; Teacher; Market Researcher; Financial Advisor

Program significant points

Students focus on problems that can be mathematically analyzed and solved, including models for perfecting global positioning systems, analyzing cost-effectiveness in manufacturing processes, or improving digital encryption software.

Research is offered in areas such as computational photonics, mathematical biology, microelectromechanical systems, and network analysis.

Select program hiring partners

Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Cisco, Codonics, Epic, Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Hanscom Air force base (cost estimation), MIAC Analytics, Paychex, Inc., Raytheon Technologies, Retail Business Services, a proud company of Ahold Delhaize, Soleo Communications, Stanley Black & Decker, TEKsystems - Internal Recruiting

Industries


  • Biotech and Life Sciences

  • Defense

  • Government (Local, State, Federal)

  • Insurance

  • Internet and Software

  • Investment Banking

  • Telecommunications

92%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

93%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 71.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 21.00%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 71.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 21.00%
Alternative Plans 0%