- What is the Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS) major?
- How many courses / credit hours do I need to complete the AMSBS major?
- What kind of quantitative courses will I take?
- What kind of applied math and computer science courses will I take?
- Where can I declare this major?
The AMS major is joint offering from QTM and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (Math/CS) that gives you training in both statistical analysis and quantitative research.
A combination of 20 courses, totaling 58+ credit hours, is required to complete the major. You’ll take a minimum of seven quantitative/statistics courses offered by QTM, and 13 math and computer science courses offered by Math/CS. Take a look at the checklist or our course page for specific curriculum requirements.
The dedicated quantitative classes offered by QTM include regression, statistical computing, game theory, experimental methods, and research methods, among others.
The applied math and computer science courses offered by Math/CS include calculus, linear algebra, numerical analysis, differential equations, modeling, mathematical statistics, optimization, numerical methods, computer programming, and introduction to algorithms and data structures.
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science oversees the AMS major. Please e-mail Clare Sterling at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the department to declare and obtain an advisor.