Mathematics (Applied Concentration), BS
College of Arts & Sciences
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.
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:
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).