The applied mathematics and statistics program consists of 44 credit hours in mathematics and statistics, 15 credit hours in science, and 15 credit hours in application electives. Twenty-seven credit hours are in free electives, which is enough to complete a minor or second major if you so choose.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted.

Clarkson Common Experience

The following courses are required for all students, irrespective of their program of study. These courses are offered during the fall semester, with FY100 First-Year Seminar being required of only first-year students. Both FY100 and UNIV190 are typically taken during the fall semester of the first year at Clarkson.
FY100 First-Year Seminar (1 credit)
UNIV190 The Clarkson Seminar (3 credits)

Core Requirements

Students are required to complete the following courses:


MA131 Calculus I (3 credits)
MA132 Calculus II (3 credits)
MA200 Introduction to Mathematical Modeling & Software (3 credits)
MA211 Foundations (3 credits)
MA231 Calculus III (3 credits)
MA232 Elementary Differential Equations (3 credits)
MA339 Applied Linear Algebra (3 credits)
MA363 Mathematical Modeling (3 credits)
MA377 Numerical Methods (3 credits)
MA451 Introduction to Mathematical Research (2 credits)
or MA453 Introduction to Mathematical Instruction (1 credits)
and MA431 Mathematics Course Assistance (1-3 credits)
STAT 383 Probability & Statistics (3 credits)

Professional Experience

Students are required to complete the following Professional Experience:

MA499 Professional Experience (0 credits)

Core Electives

The following are electives students are required to complete for this program:

Mathematics/Statistics Electives

Students must complete three of the following courses:
MA331 Fourier Series & Boundary Value Problems (3 credits)
MA332 Intermediate Differential Equations (3 credits)
STAT381 Probability (3 credits)
STAT382 Mathematical Statistics (3 credits)
STAT384 Advanced Applied Statistics (3 credits)

Application Electives

Students must complete five of the following courses:
BY314 Bioinformatics (4 credits)
CE420 Computational Methods of Structural Analysis (3 credits)
CE438 Introduction to the Finite Element Method (3 credits)
CH330 Transfer Process Fundamentals (3 credits)
CH490 Elementary Transport Phenomena (3 credits)
CM371 Physical Chemistry I (3 credits)
CM372 Physical Chemistry II (3 credits)
EC311 Introduction to Econometrics (3 credits)
EC350 Economic Principles & Engineering Economics (3 credits)
EC384 Game Theory & Economic Strategy (3 credits)
EE264 Introduction to Digital Design (3 credits)
EM333 Elements of Operations Research (3 credits)
ES220 Statistics (3 credits)
ES222 Strength of Materials (3 credits)
ES223 Rigid Body Dynamics (3 credits)
ES250 Electrical Science (3 credits)
ES260 Materials Science & Engineering I (3 credits)
ES330 Fluid Mechanics (3 credits)
ES340 Thermodynamics (3 credits)
ES400 Numerical & Engineering Computing (3 credits)
ES405 Design of Experiments & Analysis of Data (3 credits)
ME442 Engineering Analysis Using the Finite Element Method (3 credits)
ME443 Optimal Engineering (3 credits)
OM331 Operations & Supply Chain Management (3 credits)
PH221 Theoretical Mechanics I (3 credits)
PH231 Fundamentals of Modern Physics (3 credits)
PH323 Optics (3 credits)
PH325 Thermal Physics (3 credits)
PH331 Quantum Physics I (3 credits)
PH380 Electromagnetic Theory I (3 credits)
PH381 Electromagnetic Theory II (3 credits)
PH432 Quantum Physics I (3 credits)
PH451Statistical Mechanics (3 credits)


Students must complete the following four courses:
CS141 Introduction to Computer Science I (4 credits)
PH131 Physics I (4 credits)
PH132 Physics II (4 credits)
Elective Biology (BY), Chemistry (CM), or Physics (PH) elective (3 credits)

Knowledge Area/University Course Electives

Students majoring in applied mathematics and statistics will have at least 15 credit hours available to use toward Knowledge Area and/or University Course electives to satisfy the Clarkson Common Experience requirements.

Free Electives

Students who choose this program will have approximately 27 credit hours available to use toward courses of their choice.