Applied Mathematics (Minor)

Applied mathematics is created in response to problems in science, engineering, and society. Solve problems across career fields using a variety of mathematical strategies.

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A strong foundation in applied mathematics can be a great complement to many fields in business, industry, research, and government. A background in mathematics instills problem solving, critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, and time management skills.

Applied mathematics minors have the freedom to explore a variety of mathematical disciplines. However, all applied mathematics minors must take coursework in the following areas: discrete math, differential equations, and linear algebra.

Discover new methods of solving real-world problems by creating new solutions with training in applied mathematics. This training not only will help while working within a team, but also will aid in team leadership.

Program Overview

Applied mathematics minors have the freedom to explore a variety of mathematical disciplines. However, all applied mathematics minors must take coursework in the following areas: discrete math, differential equations, and linear algebra.

Career Opportunities

A solid background in applied mathematics can a great a benefit in a wide range of career fields.

  • Engineering
  • Computer science
  • Finance
  • Industrial operations
  • Forensics

Completion of 16 credit hours of coursework is needed to complete an applied mathematics minor.

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Admission to Illinois Tech is required to enroll in the applied mathematics minor. Consult your academic adviser to transfer into the program.