Mathematics (Applied Concentration), BS

College of Arts & Sciences

Program Description:

To prepare for a career in applied mathematics outside of academia, build your program around the skills that employers need: breath and depth in mathematics, communication and computational skills, knowledge of a relevant area outside of mathematics, and problem-solving ability. Choose areas that interest you and that are relevant to your probable future employment.

Admission Requirements:


A minimum of 26 credit hours; 23 credit hours must be in courses acceptable toward graduation.

A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 on all work.

  • Transfer students must have a 2.0 transfer GPA.
  • Continuing UNM students must have a 2.00 institutional GPA.

Demonstrated academic achievement by satisfying the following:

  • Completion of the University Speaking and Writing Core.
  • Completion of the University Mathematics Core.
  • Completion of the University Foreign Language Core.

Completion of Department of Mathematics and Statistics admission coursework with grades of "C" or better:

  • MATH 163

Career Opportunities:

 Conduct research in fundamental mathematics or in application of mathematical techniques to science, management, and other fields. Solve or direct solutions to problems in various fields by mathematical methods.  A bachelor's degree is the minimum formal education required. However, many employers also require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). 

Contact Information:

Ana Parra Lombard: Coordinator, Program Advisement
(505) 277-5250