Computational Mathematical Sciences (Minor)

The computational mathematical sciences minor offers a structured curriculum that includes a foundation in calculus with a focus on applied math. Students will develop a framework of scientific computing and numerical analysis skills.

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Computational Mathematical Sciences (Minor)
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Students in most majors may pursue one or more minors and, upon successful completion of the prescribed course work, have that accomplishment officially recognized on the ASU transcript at graduation if the college or department of the minor officially certifies, through established verification procedures, that all requirements for the minor have been met and the college (and, in certain colleges, the department) of the student's major allows the official recognition of the minor.

A student wishing to pursue a specific minor should consult an academic advisor in the unit offering that minor to ensure that an appropriate set of courses is taken. The student should also consult with an academic advisor in the college or department of his or her major to make sure the college or department of the major allows the recognition of the minor.

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Admission Requirements
The minor in computational mathematical sciences consists of a minimum of 18 credit hours. Required courses are the following, for a total of 18-20 credit hours:

MAT 271 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II, MA (4) OR
MAT 266 Calculus for Engineers II, MA (3)
MAT 272 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III, MA (4) OR
MAT 267 Calculus for Engineers III, MA (3)
MAT 342 Linear Algebra (3) OR
MAT 343 Applied Linear Algebra (3)
MAT 420 Scientific Computing (3)
MAT 421 Applied Computational Methods, CS (3)
MAT 423 Numerical Analysis I, CS (3) OR
MAT 425 Numerical Analysis II, CS (3)

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

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