Applied Mathematics

Program Goals

After completing this program, students should:

  • have the ability to process and evaluate effectively both theoretical and real-life quantitative data
  • be able to communicate using oral, written, or electronic media, and have the skills and background knowledge needed to recognize,¬†isolate, and solve mathematical problems
  • be committed and open to continuous learning and new ideas, and be able to use them for professional and personal development

Learning Objectives

After completing this program, students should:

  • make effective use of numerical computations
  • make effective use of algebraic computations
  • make effective use of technological tools for computation
  • be able to design and use mathematical models
  • have mastery of the fundamental concepts of abstract algebra
  • have mastery of the fundamental concepts of real and complex analysis
  • be able to manipulate abstract objects and ideas
  • be able to generalize and analyze ideas
  • be able to synthesize ideas
  • be able to communicate ideas in writing clearly and effectively
  • be able to communicate ideas verbally clearly and effectively
  • be able to handle unfamiliar concepts and situations
  • be able to apply disciplined thinking techniques to new settings
  • be able to visualize geometric situations
  • be able to translate real-life data into mathematics
  • be able to use computing devices to assist discovery and analysis
  • be able to approach situations with multiple perspectives
  • have been exposed to mathematics research
  • have a mathematical background to pursue a graduate degree in mathematics or to join a profession where mathematics is heavily used

Related Web Sites

Department of Mathematics

Mathematics Program Requirements

Mathematics Advising Sheets and Flowcharts

Contact

Dr. Boris Datskovsky
215-204-7847
Wachman Hall, Room 632
bdats@temple.edu