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.
Applied Quantitative Science (BS)
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
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.
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:
|Natural Sciences Managers||3.3%||$120,050|
|Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other||5.7%||$66,560|
|Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||16.4%||$65,190|
* 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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