Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics

Develop the mathematical techniques needed to solve complex problems with the Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics in Temple's College of Science and Technology. There is a growing demand in the job market for employees who can use mathematical and computational methods to strategize and problem solve. Career opportunities for an Applied Mathematics Major include positions in computer animation, data mining and privacy, material science, and systems biology.

Applied mathematics, by definition, is designed to be applied to real-world problems. From decreasing carbon emissions to increasing cybersecurity, applied mathematics is being used more than ever in emerging technology. Therefore, this degree program emphasizes a thorough understanding of the mathematics in order to affect real-world situations.

In the 123-credit-hour program, you’ll gain exposure to the different ways mathematical applications can configure real-life scenarios. Over four years, you’ll learn mathematical tools and computations as pertain to science and engineering by studying how to

  • manipulate abstract objects and ideas,
  • translate real-life data into mathematical language, and
  • understand fundamental concepts of real and complex analysis.
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Classes & Curriculum

In this program, you’ll take courses in computer and information science, mathematics, and physics. Out of the 66- to 67-credit-major requirement, 18 credit hours will be allocated to calculus classes. Some of your classes will include

  • Complex Analysis,
  • Differential Equations with Computer Lab,
  • Numerical Analysis and
  • Probability Theory I.

Learn more about Applied Mathematics BS courses.

Related Graduate Degrees

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Related Graduate Certificates

+1 Bachelor-Master Programs

The College of Science and Technology offers +1 Accelerated Bachelor-Master Programs. Students can earn a BA or BS and, at the end of the fifth year, an MA or MS. Coursework is completed over five years instead of taking the usual six-year course of study.

Learn more about the College of Science and Technology’s +1 Bachelor-Master programs.

Dual Bachelor-Master Program for International Students

International students have the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree from their home institution and a graduate degree from Temple over five years. This multidisciplinary program includes undergraduate- and graduate-level coursework at Temple. Students are prepared for professional careers in today’s global economy and job market.

Learn more about the College of Science and Technology’s Dual Bachelor-Master Program for international students.

3+4 Accelerated Programs

The College of Science and Technology offers 3+4 Accelerated Degree Programs in a seven-year course of study, instead of the usual eight years. Qualifying undergraduate students can obtain the Applied Mathematics Major from CST and a

  • Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the Kornberg School of Dentistry,
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the School of Podiatric Medicine,
  • Doctor of Medicine from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, or
  • Doctor of Pharmacy Medicine from the School of Pharmacy.

Learn more about the College of Science and Technology’s 3+4 Accelerated Degree Programs.

3+3 Accelerated Program

Qualified students can earn the Applied Mathematics Major and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the College of Public Health over a five-year course of study, instead of taking the usual six years.

Learn more about the College of Science and Technology's 3+3 Accelerated Degree Program.

Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program

The College of Science and Technology Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program is designed for students planning to apply to medical school or pursue other health-related professions. The program offers the following two tracks.

  • The Basic Core in Health Sciences is intended for professionals who need the required science courses to apply to medical school.
  • The Advanced Core in Health Sciences is a program for current students who have met the premedical requirements and who seek advanced science coursework.

Both tracks include classes in the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and the College of Science and Technology. Learn more about the College of Science and Technology’s Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program.

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Bachelor of Science program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2018–2019 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $19,488.00 per year
Out-of-state: $31,584.00 per year

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