Applied Quantitative Science (BS)

Students learn to integrate and apply STEM-supported skills that are increasingly in demand in the 21st century.

Graduates of the applied quantitative science degree program acquire six habits of mind, mental activity that becomes increasingly automatic over progress through the curriculum and extending into career development. They are able to:

  • apply and project quantitative reasoning to unfamiliar contexts
  • communicate well within and without the expert domain
  • critically and adaptably think about complex problems
  • effectively search through and evaluate information
  • experiment creatively and in an informed manner in search of new insights
  • use sophisticated insight involving statistical inference and quantitative reasoning

This program is offered as a stand-alone degree on the Polytechnic campus. Students pursuing degrees on all four metropolitan campuses can add this degree as a concurrent degree.

Degree offered

Applied Quantitative Science (BS)
Integrative Sciences and Arts, College of

Downtown, Polytechnic, Tempe, West

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Application requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

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Career outlook

Increasingly, employers are hiring people who know how to use quantitative information. By completing this degree program, students equip themselves with the skills and knowledge sought by today's employers. People who work in any business or industry need to use quantitative skills to solve problems.

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Actuaries 18.1%$96,700
Natural Sciences Managers 3.3%$120,050
Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other5.7%$66,560
Mathematical Technicians-12.6%$54,140
Mathematicians 21.4%$103,720
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 16.4%$65,190
Statisticians 33.8%$79,990

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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