The Industrial & Applied Mathematics Bachelor of Science degree is an innovative and flexible program, offering students the quantitative and computational knowledge, and communication skills, essential for careers in industry and further study of applied mathematics. The major builds upon and integrates coursework in mathematics, statistics, and computing, with a strong emphasis in modeling, data analysis, and oral and written technical communication. Two elective courses allow students to customize the program depending on their educational and career-related objectives. Students graduating with an Industrial & Applied Mathematics degree should be prepared to enter the Greater Twin Cities workforce with quantitative and computational problem-solving skills pertinent to financial, insurance, biomedical, and retail industries.
After completing the Industrial and Applied Mathematics major, students will be able to:
- Use mathematical and statistical knowledge to formulate appropriate models and problem-solving approaches in diverse contexts
- Utilize computing skills for problem-solving, data analysis, and visualization
- Effectively communicate problem-solving methods and findings