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Applied Mathematics

 Options: Bachelor's

 Locations: Main Campus

General Information

The Applied Mathematics bachelor's degree is designed for students who want a broad knowledge of mathematics and its many types of applications. Courses in statistics, operations research, and computer science can be combined for a well-rounded applied mathematics foundation, which can lead to careers in business and industry, as well as entrance into graduate programs.

Admission Requirements

New Student Admission Requirements

  • 2.50 High School GPA (on a 4.00 scale)
  • Minimum Composite ACT Score of 17/SAT 900
  • High school courses and grade point average, ACT composite score, and ACT Reading and Mathematics subscores will be considered in the admission and placement process.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

  • 2.00 Overall GPA (on a 4.00 scale)
  • At least 12 credits, including an English and Mathematics course.

Required Courses

CPSC 130 Programming and Problem Solving (4)
CPSC 200 Object Oriented Programming (4)
MATH 220 Calculus 1 (4)
MATH 230 Calculus 2 (4)
MATH 251 Statistics (3)
MATH 320 Calculus 3 (4)
MATH 322 Linear Algebra (3)
MATH 324 Fundamental Concepts in Mathematics (3)
MATH 330 Differential Equations (3)
MATH 340 Numerical Analysis (3)

Electives (select 5 from the following: CPSC 300, CPSC 320, CPSC 330, CPSC 340, MATH 328, MATH 360, MATH 414, MATH 416, MATH 420, MATH 430, MATH 440)

Sample Course Sequence

Fall Odd Year 1
CPSC 130
MATH 220
Spring Even Year 1
CPSC 200
MATH 230
Fall Even Year 2
MATH 322
MATH 330
Spring Odd Year 2
MATH 251
MATH 320
Fall Odd Year 3
CPSC or MATH
MATH 324
Spring Even Year 3
CPSC or MATH
MATH 340
Fall Even Year 4
CPSC or MATH
Spring Odd Year 4
CPSC or MATH
<- CPSC or MATH ->

More Information

Advisor: Dr. Kent Sun  
Phone: (231) 591-2579
Email:  

Mathematics Department
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive, ASC 2021
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: (231) 591-2565

Applied Mathematics: Ferris State University Course Catalog