FAQs

What is the Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS) 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. 

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How many courses / credit hours do I need to complete the AMSBS major?

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.

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What kind of quantitative courses will I take?

The dedicated quantitative classes offered by QTM include regression, statistical computing, game theory, experimental methods, and research methods, among others. 

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What kind of applied math and computer science courses will I take?

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.

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Where can I declare this major?

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science oversees the AMS major. Please e-mail Clare Sterling  at emily.clare.sterling@emory.edu, or visit the department to declare and obtain an advisor. 

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