Computational Mathematical Sciences

Description
The computational mathematical sciences curriculum provides students with a background in computer science and the natural or physical sciences in addition to a core of course work in mathematics.

Requirements

  • Students must complete 18 - 20 credit hours, which must include 12 upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • A minimum 6 upper division hours must be taken in courses offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • It is recommended that students take MAT 243 Discrete Mathematical Structures.
  • NOTE: This concentration has the following prerequisites: CSE 110, CSE 205, and MAT 275. Additionally, MAT 371 and computer programming language recommended. 

Required Courses - 18 credit hours minimum

MAT 271 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MA (4) OR MAT 266 Calculus for Engineers II (3) (MAT 271 & MAT 266 requires Prerequisites: MAT 265 or 270 with C or better; Students with credit for MAT 291 may not enroll in MAT 271)

MAT 272 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III MA (4) OR MAT 267 Calculus for Engineers III (3) (MAT 272 & MAT 267 require Prerequisites: MAT 266 or 271 with C or better; Students with credit for MAT 272 may not enroll in MAT 267)

MAT 342 Linear Algebra (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 267 or 272 with C or better; Credit for MAT 342 or 343) OR MAT 343 Applied Linear Algebra (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 266 or 271 with C or better; Credit for MAT 342 or 343)

MAT 420 Scientific Computing (3) (Prerequisites: with “C” or better: CSE 205; MAT 274 (or MAT 275); MAT 342 (or MAT 343)) *

MAT 421 Applied Computational Methods CS (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 272 (or 267) with C or better) **

MAT 423 Numerical Analysis I CS (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 342 (or 343) with C or better) * OR MAT 425 Numerical Analysis II CS (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 274 (or 275) with C or better; MAT 371 recommended) **

*Offered Fall Only
**Offered Spring Only

 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2021-22

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LAMATEMPC

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

480‐965‐7195
math@asu.edu

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